Our real snow is carefully maintained, replenished and groomed each day. Our expert and fully qualified Coaches are welcoming and they understand if you’re nervous on your first visit! We offer the safest and most enjoyable way to learn and practice skiing.
We coach and support our members and guests at a pace that suits them. Don’t worry about equipment as the hire of your skis and boots and helmet are all included in the ticket price. Helmets must be worn at all times on the slope for any activity. You are welcome to bring your own helmet, otherwise they will be given out by one of our team members at the equipment hire desk.
You are welcome to bring your own ski or snowboard and boots, children under 16 will receive a 10% discount off the ticket price if they do.
We teach junior ski lessons from 3 years of age and our market-leading Children’s SnoAcademy is a fantastic way for your child to become an expert skier. Alternatively you can also book private ski lessons for children under the age of 11 years.
We offer a comprehensive range of lesson activities to suit any requirement and budget. Please see more information below.
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Private lessons are suitable for everyone of all ages and ability levels. Our expert Coaches have a wealth of experience and will tailor the tuition exactly to your needs. You can learn as an individual, in a social group, or with your family. These high value lessons are certain to develop your skills to the next level.
Beginners Day Course
Beginners Day Course description
A comprehensive full day experience designed to provide you with a solid introduction to all the essential snowsports skills. The day lasts 7.5 hours for adults and 6 hours for 11 to 15 year olds, including refreshment breaks. Our expert Coaches will guide you through all the basic skills including how to turn and change direction, how to use a button lift as well as receiving an introduction to steeper parts of the slopes.
Adult Ski Plough to Parallel Day Course
Adult Ski Plough to Parallel Day Course description
A full day course 8 hours including breaks for skiers who have just learned to ski, who find themselves stuck in a snow plough, or who are coming back to skiing after a long time away. This lesson will improve skiers technique and understanding of how fitness, warming up, balance, posture and control of skis all contribute to very effective parallel skiing. You will be skiing...
Combined Ski Lessons Levels 1 & 2
Combined Ski Lessons Levels 1 & 2 description
These lessons are an excellent introduction to snowsports. The 3 hour session time is designed to optimize your learning time and provide you with a physical break in between sessions. Children learn differently to adults and as a result, children aged 11-15 years can attend these lessons in 2 hour slots. Our Coaches are experts in teaching and building confidence.
Combined Ski Lessons Levels 2 & 3
Combined Ski Lessons Levels 2 & 3 description
The 3 hour session time is designed to optimise your learning time and provide you with a physical break in between sessions. During this lesson you will practice what you have learnt and will be introduced to a higher gradient of the slope. Children learn differently to adults and as a result, children aged 11-15 years can attend these lessons in 2 hour slots. Our Coaches are experts in teaching and building confidence.
Combined Ski Lessons Levels 3 & 4
Combined Ski Lessons Levels 3 & 4 description
Once you’ve achieved the skills in lesson 1&2, you can progress to the intermediate level. You will practice and refresh earlier lessons and refine the skills needed to develop your turns with greater balance, progressing towards a far steeper terrain. The 3 hour session time is designed to optimise your learning time and provide you with a physical break in between sessions.
Combined Ski Lesson Levels 4 & 5
Combined Ski Lesson Levels 4 & 5 description
By this stage, you will have achieved the beginner and intermediate skills covered in levels 1,2 and 3. This is where skills become more natural and our guests can really see and feel the progress. You will gain further control of your skis, adjusting your turn shape and speed according to the terrain. You will also start using ski poles and match your skis towards the end of the turn (plough parallel).
Combined Ski Lesson Levels 5 & 6
Combined Ski Lesson Levels 5 & 6 description
By this stage, you will have achieved the beginner and intermediate skills covered in levels 1,2, 3 & 4. This is where your developed skills become more sustainable. Upon completion of level 6 skills, you will be able to confidently use the main slope unaided and take advantage of the fantastic Development Coaching activities available.
Ski Lesson Level 1
Ski Lesson Level 1 description
A 90 minute ski lesson experience for complete beginners which includes a full hour of tuition on our real snow slope, with a 15 minute briefing before you start and a 15 minute debriefing afterwards. You will focus on the equipment, learn basic movements, stance/balance and start controlling your speed whilst sliding. Children learn differently to adults and as a result those 11-15 years can attend these lessons for 90 minutes.
Development Coaching Session
Development Coaching Session description
A coaching session out on the slopes with our expert Coaches. This session is ideal for all skiers who have been awarded “slope ready” status by completing their level 6. For adults this is a 3 hour session with a minimum of 2 hours coaching. For juniors (11-15 years) the sessions are 90 minutes long.
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Adult Ski Plough to Parallel Day Course
A full day course 8 hours including breaks for skiers who have just learned to ski, who find themselves stuck in a snow plough, or who are coming back to skiing after a long time away. This lesson will improve skiers technique and understanding of how fitness, warming up, balance, posture and control of skis all contribute to very effective parallel skiing. You will be skiing confidently by the end of the day and ready for those challenging red runs!
Development Coaching Moguls
Experience moguls on specific Sundays or with coaching on Monday evenings at Yorkshire and Milton Keynes. On Sundays, please buy a standard main slope pass at any time during the day or evening, so you can train and practice to become a true all terrain skier! Coaching is then available on the Monday evenings at Yorskshire and Milton Keynes, please pre-book to avoid disappointment.
Snozone is the most dynamic and the largest indoor ski slope operator in the industry with venues in Madrid, Yorkshire, Milton Keynes and Skizone Basingstoke. Our obsession with guest service comes naturally to our team members – the desire to give a genuine welcome and exceed expectations creates a memorable experience for both new and regular guests and members.
We are proud to have a diverse workforce and we continually work to ensure that inclusivity is at the heart of our recruitment, promotion and personal development activities. We are currently recruiting for full-time and part-time hours and attract team members from all backgrounds and abilities – what’s most important to us is your ability to operate in line with our values and contribute to the achievement of our goals. All vacancies are advertised on the ‘join our team’ section on the website.
You can now enjoy all our activities at our reduced summer season rates – it really is the best time to learn to ski or snowboard, stay fit and active on great quality snow and enjoy the coolest family fun. Book now to avoid disappointment.