Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre
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Adult Ski Lessons

At Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre we offer diverse options to learn to ski. Our ‘Learn To Ski Package’ is very popular so please make sure you book your lessons in advance.

When looking over the lesson options, if you are unsure at what level you are there is a helpful table at the bottom of this page which outlines the standard of each level.

Beginner Lesson Overview

Lesson Ski Level Location Description
Taster (Ski Pack 1) 1 Beginner Slope An introduction to skiing for complete beginners. This lesson introduces you to the equipment, basic movements, stance and your first ever ski runs
Ski Pack 2 2 Beginner to Main Slope exit 1 A focus on the fundamentals of speed control using a snowplough and an introduction to the lift
Ski Pack 3 3 Main Slope exit 1-3 Introduction to turning using the snowplough and using different turn shapes to control speed
Ski Pack 4 4 Main and Freestyle Slopes Exploring the different slopes we have to offer whilst building on turn variations to achieve our recreational standard
Learn To Ski Package 1-4 All Slopes The complete course split over 4 sessions taking you from a complete beginner to our recreational standard and conqouering all our slopes
Learn to Ski Package Upgrade 2-4 All Slopes For those who were usure if skiing was for them, but loved it from the taster. Use this to book your remaining lessons to get to recreational standard
Learn to Ski Day 1-3 Beginner and Main Slope 5 Hours of skiing with 3 breaks to give you a crash course in to the sport
Private Lesson 1-7 Main Slope Want a private lesson personalised to your needs? Have a specific goal in mind? Then this is for you

Beginner Lesson Breakdown

Lesson Minimum Age Ski Level Price Duration  
Taster (Ski Pack 1) 17+ 1 £35 1 Hour Book Now
Ski Pack 2 17+ 2 £42 2 Hours Book Now
Ski Pack 3 17+ 3 £42 2 Hours Book Now
Ski Pack 4 17+ 4 £42 2 Hours Book Now
Learn to Ski Package 17+ 1-4 £125 7 Hours (split over 4 sessions) Book Now
Learn to Ski Package Upgrade 17+ 2-4 £110 6 Hours (split over 3 sessions) Book Now
Learn to Ski Day 17+ 1-3 £100 5 Hours (plus breaks) Book Now
Private Lesson 17+ 1-7 £60 (£30 per extra person) 1 Hour Book Now

Intermediate Lesson Overview

Lesson Ski Level Location Description
Coaching Morning 4+ All Slopes Rated as "Beyond Excellent" in customer feedback, coaching morning can help you advace your skiing skills getting you to parallel and beyond!
Ladies Morning 4+ All Slopes Rated as "Beyond Excellent" in customer feedback, this session is specifically for ladies to help you advace your skiing skills to parallel and beyond!
Coaching Evening 4+ All Slopes Rated as "Beyond Excellent" in customer feedback, coaching morning can help you advace your skiing skills getting you to parallel and beyond!

Intermidiate Lesson Breakdown

Lesson Minimum Age Ski Level Price Duration Availability Extra Info  
Coaching Morning 17+ 4+ £26 2 Hours Friday Mornings 10:00-12:00 Includes complimentary tea and biscuits Book Now
Ladies Morning 17+ 4+ £26 2 Hours Wednesday Mornings 10:00-12:00 Includes complimentary tea and biscuits Book Now
Coaching Evening 17+ 4+ £27 2 Hours Wednesday Evenings 19:30-21:30   Book Now

Don't Know what ski level you are? find out below

Ski Level Description
1 You are familiar with ski equipment, can walk and slide on a flat surface, sidestep up the beginners slope and slide in a straight line back down
2 You are able to snowplough down the slope and use it to control your speed and can use the lift
3 You can make small directional changes down the slope in a snowplough and can maintain control through bigger turns
4 You can make continuous smooth controlled turns in a snowplough at various speeds and terrains (This is our recreational standard)
5 You have been introduced to the idea of parallel skiing and can match skis during / after a snowplough turn
6 You can performed S shaped parallel turns with lots of skid and can vary turn shape to control speed
7 You can perform parallel turns down a narrow run whilst maintaining control and you can hold a carving motion down the slope by using the edge of the skis

 

All lessons must be paid at time of booking. Whilst we endeavour not to alter your booking once made, we reserve the right to rearrange or cancel sessions. Ski Helmets are essential for all participants aged 16 & under.

All lessons stated below are for ages 17+

For ages 3-9 please Click here for children’s tuition.

For ages 10-16 please Click here for junior’s tuition.

 

Every person that uses our slope must be wearing a long sleeve top, trousers & gloves. Gloves can be bought at receiption for £2.50 on arrival.

 

All children 14 and younger needs to be accompanied by an adult at all times