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CHATHAM SKI & SNOWBOARD CENTRE

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Address:Chatham Ski & Snowboard Centre, Alpine Park, Capstone Road, Gillingham. Kent. ME7 3JH
Telephone:01634 827979
E-mail:jnl-chatham@nikegroup.co.uk
Web:http://jnlchatham.co.uk/
About:Chatham Ski Centre is located just 45 minutes from London and has the longest artificial slope in Kent & the South East and is the premier wintersports facility in the region. It is also part of the Company which teaches more people to ski and snowboard than anyone else in the U.K.
The centre is open throughout the year and offers skiers and snowboarders of all levels the facilities to practice and learn new skills. There is an active ski club and snowboard club at the centre where you can meet and learn skills from others with similar interests.
Slopes:Main Slope: 200 metres,
Training Slope 35 metres
Type:Outdoor - Artificial Mat - Perma Snow
Opening Times:Weekdays:10am-10pm.
Weekends: 10am-8pm.
Guide PriceOpen Practice (level C or above) £15.50 for 1.5 hour lift pass
Facilities:Floodlights: Yes
Disabled Facilities: No
Lift Details Doppelmayr Button Lift/ Poma Button
Shop
Restaurant
Toboggan Run
Sno-Tube Run
Getting there:Directions to Chatham Ski & Snowboard Centre
BASSINGBOURNE SNOWSPORTS CENTRE

Bassingbourne Snowsports Centre Logo
Address:Bassingbourn Barracks, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 5LX
Telephone:0845 0728293
E-mail:bookings@skibass.org
Web:www.skibass.org
About: 
Slopes:Main slope:100 metres. 1 x Nursery slope
Type:Outdoor Mat - Dendix Surface
Opening Times:Monday-Saturday: By appointment (call ahead.)
Sunday:9:30am-6pm.
Guide PriceOpen Practice £15 per 2 hour session.
Use of Club Equipment is included (subject to availability)
Facilities:Floodlights: Yes
Disabled Facilities: Yes
Lift Details 1 x Tow 1x Poma
Coaching
Café
Shop
Getting there:Directions to Bassingbourne Snowsports Centre

 

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ALPINE SNOWSPORTS ALDERSHOT

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Address:Gallwey Road, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 2DD
Telephone:01252 325889
E-mail:bookings@alpinesnowsports.co.uk
Web:http://www.activenation.org.uk/alpine-snowsports-centre.aspx
About:The Alpine Snowsports Centre offers a number of different Snowsports and fun activities for all ages. The centre has three slopes. The main slope is 110 metres and the two nursery slopes are both 75 metres long. All slopes are fully floodlit and have their own mist system. There is a fully licensed bar and there is ample free parking right outside the centre. There is alsoan on site ski shop which stocks a fantastic range of adult and children's ski clothing and accessories. The shop is open throughout normal opening hours.
Slopes:Main Slope 110m
Intermediate Slope 75m
Nursery Slope 75m
Type:Outdoor - Artificial Mat - Dendix Surface
Opening Times:Monday - Friday 10:00 - 22:00
Saturday 09:30 - 20:00
Sunday 10:00 - 21:00
Guide PricePractice Session Member £12.80 (£8.50 under 17)
Non-Member £15 (£10 under 17)
Facilities:Floodlights: Yes
Disabled Facilities: Yes
Lift Details 2x Poma Button Lifts 1x Brition Drag
Coaching.
Clubroom
Cafe
Sun Terrace and BBQ Summer months.
Getting there:Directions to Alpine Snowsports Aldershot
SANDOWN SKI CENTRE

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Address:More Lane, Esher, Surrey, KT10 8AN
Telephone:01372 467132
E-mail:ski@sandownsports.co.uk
Web:www.sandownsports.co.uk
About:SandownSports club is a a small, individual club which prides itself on a relaxed, informal and friendly atmosphere, whilst offering great facilities for you to enjoy. As well as the ski centre Sandown has a fully equipped air-conditioned gym containing a range of cardiovascular and resistance machines as well as a separate free weights room. They offer group exercise programme classes ranging from yoga, pilates through to circuits. All fitness memberships include court time on the squash courts, along with access to our internal squash leagues and ladders.
Slopes:Main Slope
Race Run
Nursery Slope
Type:Outdoor Mat - Dendix Surface
Opening Times:Monday: 1pm-10:30pm,
Tuesday-Friday: 1pm-10pm,
Saturday and Sunday: 1pm-3pm.
Guide PriceContact the centre for details
Facilities:Floodlights: Yes
Disabled Facilities: Yes
Lift Details 3x Tow lifts
Coaching.
Gym and Squash Courts
Bar and lounge
Getting there:Directions to Sandwown Ski & Snowboard Centre

 

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BROMLEY SKI & SNOWBOARD CENTRE

Bromley SKI & sNOWBOARD CENTRE logo
Address:Sandy Lane, St Paul's Cray, Orpington, Kent, BR5 3HY
Telephone:01689 876 812
E-mail:management@bromleyski.co.uk
Web:www.c-v-s.co.uk/ bromleyski/ index.html
About:romley Ski Centre welcome all standards of skiers and snowboarders as well as spectators and those just wishing to visit the bar. Whether a beginner learning to board or a regular snowboarder you will find the facilities among the finest in the region. The 120 metre main slope is served by 2 lifts and has a mogul run designed to test even the most accomplished skier. For beginners the nursery slope has the ideal gradient for you to quickly learn to ski safely and in control.
Slopes:Main Slope 120m
Nursery Slope 60m
Type:Outdoor - Artificial Mat - Dendix Surface
Opening Times:Monday- Thursday: 12pm-10pm.
Friday: 10am - 10pm
Saturday: 9am-6pm.
Sunday: 9am-7pm
Guide PriceContact Centre for Details
Facilities:Floodlights: Yes
Disabled Facilities: Yes
Lift Details 2x drag lifts
Coaching.
Gym and Squash Courts
Ski Shop and Restaurant
Getting there:Directions to Bromley Ski Centre
BOWLES SNOWSPORTS CENTRE

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Address:Bowles, Sandhill Lane, Eridge Green, Tunbridge Wells, East Sussex, TN3 9LW
Telephone:01892 665665
E-mail:admin@bowles.ac
Web:www.bowles.ac
About:Bowles Outdoor Centre is the centre of excellence for outdoor and experiential learning in the South East of England. Set in stunning countryside on the Kent and Sussex borders, Bowles provides a unique and inspirational setting for any day out, course or school trip. Set along a spectacular natural sandstone crag, it combines a high quality residential centre with excellent outdoor adventurous activity facilities including two outdoor floodlit dry ski slopes, ropes courses and indoor heated swimming pool.
Slopes:Main slope:76 metres.
Nursery slope:45 metres.
Type:Outdoor Mat - Dendix Surface
Opening Times:See site for details
http://www.bowles.ac/outdoor-activities/skiing-snow-boarding/open-sessions
Guide PriceOpen Sessions £8 per hour (£7 under16s)
Facilities:Floodlights: Yes
Disabled Facilities: Yes
Lift Details 2x poma lifts 1x Tow
Bar
Getting there:Directions to Bowles Snowsports Centre

 

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KNOCKHATCH SKI CENTRE

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Address:Hempstead Lane, Hailsham, Sussex, BN27 3PR
Telephone:01323 843344
E-mail:skiknockhatch@aol.com
Web:www.ski-knockhatch.com
About:Just further along from the Park, the Ski & Snowboard Centre offers fun and action for skiers, snowboarders, beginners and experts alike!
The 110m dry ski slope, two nursery slopes and range of features such as a jump pan and ridge offer something for everyone and cater for all levels of ability. The ski slope is covered with the renowned "Powderpac", an artificial surface with a cushioned backing. The Centre offers lessons, open practice and toboggan parties.
Slopes:Main Slope 110m
Nursery Slope 30m
Type:Outdoor Mat - Snowflex Surface
Opening Times:Monday-Tuesday: closed
Wednesday-Friday: 6pm-9pm
Saturday-Sunday: 10am-6pm
Guide PriceOpen Sessions £8 per hour
Facilities:Floodlights: Yes
Disabled Facilities: Yes
Lift Details 2x poma drag lifts
Coaching
Part of Knockhatch adventure park
Getting there:Directions to Knockhatch Ski Centre
FOLKESTONE SKI CENTRE

Folkestone Ski Centre logo
Address:Folkestone Sports Centre, Ski Centre, Radnor Park Avenue, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5HX
Telephone:01303 850333
E-mail:committee@folkestoneskiclub.com
Web:www.folkestoneskiclub.com
About:The all year round dry ski slopes offer a vast range of activities for ski, snowboard and toboggan, from beginners to improvers to experts of all ages. It's a great way to try skiing or snowboarding for the first time - gain some skills before you head off for your holiday - and improve your technique in your own time.
Slopes:Main slope: 60 metres,
In process of building a nursury slope.
Type:Outdoor Mat - Dendix Surface
Opening Times:Weekdays:10am-10pm.
Weekends: 10am-6pm.
Guide PriceOpen Practice Adults £5 Juniors £4
Facilities:Floodlights: Yes
Disabled Facilities: Yes
Lift Details 2x poma drag lifts
Coaching
Golf & fitness Centre, Swimming Pool
Getting there:Directions to Folkestone Ski Centre

 

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CHRIST'S COLLEGE SKI CLUB

Christs College crest
Address:Larch Avenue, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 1JY
Telephone:01483 504988
E-mail:via web site
http://ccski.co.uk/new/?page_id=29
Web:www.ccski.co.uk
About:Christ's College Ski Club are a dry ski slope in the grounds of Christ's College in Guildford. A large part of what they do is teaching the students at the school as part of the curriculum, but they are also open to the general public, ie YOU! Membership of Christ's College Ski Club is open to anyone aged 5 years or older. Becoming a member is easy, membership for the current ski season is included in the price of your first visit. It doesn't commit you to anything, there are no catches, it just means you can use the slopes!
Slopes:Main Slope 50m
Donut Slope 40m
Nursery Slope 20m
Type:Outdoor - Artificial Mat - Dendix Surface
Opening Times:

Mon - Fri 09:00 - 20:30
Sat - 09:30 - 16:30

Sun - 09:30 20:30

Guide PricePrice Guide - Recreational Ski £8
For full details: contact the centre
Facilities:Floodlights: Yes
Disabled Facilities: No
Lift Details: 2x Tow lifts
Coaching.
Getting there:Directions to Christ's College Ski Club
BRACKNELL SKI & SNOWBOARD CENTRE

Bracknell Ski Centre logo - John Nike Leisuresport
Address:Leisure Sport Complex, John Nike Way, Amen Corner, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 8TN
Telephone:01344 789015
E-mail:jnl-bracknell@nikegroup.co.uk
Web:http://jnlbracknell.co.uk/
About:Bracknell Ski Centre is located just 45 minutes from London and has the longest artificial slope in the South East and is the premier wintersports facility in the region. It is also part of the Company which teaches more people to ski and snowboard than anyone else in the U.K.
The centre is open throughout the year and offers skiers and snowboarders of all levels the facilities to practice and learn new skills. There is an active ski club and snowboard club at the centre where you can meet and learn skills from others with similar interests.
Slopes:Main Slope 160m
Intermediate Slope 100m
Nursery Slope
Type:Outdoor Mat - Dendix Surface
Perma=Snow on nursery and intermediate slopes
Opening Times:Open all year
Mon-Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat-Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Guide Price1.5hr lift pass - open practice session £16.50 (£12.50 8-15 yrs)
Facilities:Floodlights: Yes
Disabled Facilities: Yes
Lift Details: 2x Drag 1x Chair
Coaching
Cafe Bar Reataurant
Ice Rink/ Health Suite
Getting there:Directions to Bracknell Ski & Snowboard Centre

 

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BRENTWOOD SKI PARK & SNOWBOARD CENTRE
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Address:Warley Gap, Warley, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3DP
Telephone:01277 211 994
E-mail:info@brentwoodskicentre.co.uk
Web:www.brentwoodskicentre.co.uk
About:Overlooking more than 54 acres of beautiful scenic woodland, the Ski & Snowboard Centre offers an exciting variety of dry skiing and snowboarding to suit all ability levels - from complete beginner to some of the best racers in the country.
Whether you are looking to just have some fun, brush up on your skills or prepare yourself for a winter holiday. The Centre open to everyone - if you can already ski or snowboard you can come without the need to book; alternatively if you are a beginner and would like to give it a try, Brentwood offer a range of one off lessons as well as courses to get you started. A unique and exciting family venue; open all year round, the centre also incorporate other exciting facilities such as a go-Karting track, golf driving range and a Chinese buffet restaurant.
Slopes:Main Slope: 180 Metres
2nd Slope: 140 Metres
Slope 3 (snowboard park) 70 Metres
Slopes 4&5 nursery slopes 50 Metres
Type:Outdoor - Artificial Mat - Dendix Surface
Opening Times:Summer:
Monday:10am-8pm,
Tuesday-Thursday:10am-10pm.
Friday: 10am-8pm.
Saturday and Sunday: 12pm-6pm
Winter:
Monday-Friday: 10am -10pm,
Saturday: 12am-8pm,
Sunday: 10am-8pm.
Guide PriceOpen Practice £15.50 (2 hours)
Juniors under 16s £13.50
Facilities:Floodlights: Yes
Disabled Facilities: No
Lift Details 4x Drags
Coaching
Restaurant
Go-Kart Track
Getting there:Directions to Breentwood Ski Park & Snowboard Centre
THE SNOW CENTRE HEMEL HEMPSTEAD

The Snow Centre Hemel Hempstead logo
Address:St Albans Hill, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP3 9NH
Telephone:0845 258 9000
E-mail:email@thesnowcentre.com
Web:www.thesnowcentre.com
About:The perfect slope, the perfect snow, the perfect location; this is Britain's newest indoor snowsports destination. Designed to deliver the alpine conditions every skier and snowboarder dreams of, you'll find a huge 160m main slope as well as the largest indoor lesson slope in the UK. Both our slopes are over 30m wide and maintained with the perfect snow surface.
Slopes:Main Slope 160m x 30m wide
Training Slope 100m x 30m wide
Type:Indoor Fridge - Real Snow
Opening Times:Opening times vary,
please visit the web site or call for detials
Guide Price1 hour: Off Peak Time £18.50 / Peak Time £24
See site for full details
Facilities:Floodlights: No (indoor always lit)
Disabled Facilities: Yes
Lift Details 2x Poma 2x Tow Ropes
Coaching
Tubing
Tobogganing
Café Bar
Restaurant
Shop
Getting there:Directions to The Snow Centre

 

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GOSLING SKI & SNOWBOARD CENTRE
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Address:Gosling Sports Park, Stanborough Road, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL8 6XE
Telephone:01707 384 384
E-mail:ski@goslingsports.co.uk
Web:http://www.goslingsports.co.uk/ski-a-board-centre.html
About:As part of Gosling Sports Park, the 52-acre sports and leisure complex, Skiers and Snowboarders of all abilities are welcome to use our 160m Dry Slope and 70m Training Slope, complete with two ski lifts, open throughout the year.
All instructors are fully qualified and registered with the sport's governing bodies including BASI (British Association of Snowsport Instructors) and Snowsports England.
Slopes:Main Slope 160m
Training Slope 70m
Type:Outdoor - Artificial Mat - Dendix Surface
Opening Times:

SUMMER (May to September)
Monday & Tuesday - Closed
Wednesday Coffee Morning 10am - 12pm
Wednesday 3pm - 9pm
Thursday 50+ Morning 10am - 12pm
Thursday 3pm - 9pm
Friday 3pm - 9pm
Saturday* 9am - 6pm
Sunday 9am - 6pm

WINTER (October to April)
Monday to Friday 10am - 10pm
Saturday* 9am - 6pm
Sunday 9am - 6pm

Guide Price2 hours recreational skiing
Adult member £15.50
Junior Member £11.50
Non Member £15
Facilities:Floodlights: Yes
Disabled Facilities: not known
Lift Details no known
Coaching
Tubing
Tobogganing
Café Bar
Social Sessions (50+, coffee mornings)
Part of large Leisure complex
Getting there:Directions to Gosling Ski & Snowboard Centre
SNO!zone MILTON KEYNES

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Address:SNO!zone Milton Keynes, 602 Marlborough Gate, Avebury Boulevard, Buckingshire, MK9 3XS
Telephone:0871 222 5670
E-mail:enquiriesMK@xscape.co.uk
Web:www.snozonemiltonkeynes.com
About:SNO!zone are the only chain of indoor real snow slopes in the UK and with over 10 years of experience.
SNO!zone took over the operation of the indoor slope in Milton Keynes in 2000 and turned it into a hugely successful leisure attraction and sports facility. The business went on to increase the availability of snowsports in England three years later, when the second slope inside Xscape Castleford near Leeds was opened in October 2003. This was closely followed by Scotland's only indoor slope at Xscape Braehead, near Glasgow in 2006, enabling SNO!zone to offer 26% of the UK population real snow within 2 hours drive of their home.
Slopes:175m Fun Park
Type:Indoor Fridge - Real Snow
Opening Times:Monday - Sunday 9am - 11pm
Guide Price1 hour: Peak Time £23 Adults / £19 Children
See site for full details
Facilities:Floodlights:Yes
Disabled Facilities: Yes
Lift Details 2x Poma 1x Travelator
Coaching
Cafe
Bar
Gym
Shops
Bowling Alley
Restaurants
Getting there:Directions to SNO!zone

 

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