Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre
The Centre will be closed to the public on February 12th for AFTERJAM! - Buy tickets here -> https://www.afterjamcollective.com/collections/event-tickets/products/ajam2022

Recreational Practice

Recreational Practice Overview

Session Level Location Description
Recreational Ski 4+ All Slopes Hearing the call of the mountains? Or just trying to get fit doing something different? whatever your feeling come and conquer Mt Gloucester!
Recreational Snowboard F+ All Slopes Hearing the call of the mountains? Wanting to practice some freestyle? whatever your feeling come and conquer Mt Gloucester!
After School Special 4+ / F+ All Slopes Want something fun to do after school? Take a blast down our slopes and feel the adrenaline rush!
Apres Friday 4+ / F+ All Slopes Come for a Freestyle night or a blast through the slalom, conquer Mt Gloucester in every way!
Fresh Tracks 4+ / F+ All Slopes Feel the untouched surface as you are the first to lay tracks on Mt Gloucester
Monthly Lift Pass 4+ / F+ All Slopes Pay once and come for a blast as many times as you want that month
Annual Lift Pass 4+ / F+ All Slopes The ultimate all access ticket to Mt Gloucester, pay once and ski / board as much as you want for a year

Recreational Practice Breakdown

Session Minimum Age Level Price Duration Availability Extra Info  
      Junior Adult        
Recreational Ski 4+ 4+ £25 £29 4 Hours Any Time, Any Day   Book Now
Recreational Snowboard 10+ F+ £25 £29 4 Hours Any Time, Any Day   Book Now
Apres Friday 4+ 4+ / F+ £16 £19 2 Hours Friday Nights 19:00 - 21:00 on Selected Friday Nights Book Now
After School Special 6-16 4+ £13 N/A 2 Hours Weekday afternoons 16:00 - 18:00, Term Time Only Please Call to Purchase: 01452 501438
Fresh Tracks 4+ 4+ / F+ £15 £15 2 Hours Weekday Mornings Monday - Thursday from opening Book Now
Monthly Lift Pass 4+ 4+ / F+ £65 £82 All Day Any Time, Any Day Passport photo is needed for the pass Please call to Purchase: 01452 501438
Anual Lift Pass 4+ 4+ / F+ £525 £695 All Day Any Time, Any Day Passport photo is needed for the pass Please call to Purchase: 01452 501438

Don't Know what ski / board 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

 

Snowboard Level Description
A You are familiar with snowboard equipment, can walk and slide on a flat surface, sidestep up the beginners slope and slide in a straight line back down
B You are able to sideslip down the hill on both sides of the board in a straight and diagonal line and have been introduced to the lift
C You can board in a falling leaf motion on both sides of the board and can use the lift witout any help
D You can turn in to the fall line from a sideslip and finish the turn in falling leaf with lots of skid
E You can turn out of the fall line to make a C shape turn successfully and link multiple turns without loosing much speed (This is our recreational standard)
F You can perform high speed turns using the edge of the board in a carving motion with only a little skid

 

Please note the main slope is sometimes unavailable due to races and race training, but you can still use the Freestyle slope, please check before you travel to avoid disapointment

A list of regular days the main slope is unavailable is below (please note the freestyle slope will still be available to use)

Day Time Slope Reason
Thursday 18:30 - 20:00 Main Slope Gloucester Ski Club
Sunday 18:00 - 20:00 Main Slope Gloucester Ski Club
Saturday 12th February All Day All Slopes Afterjam
Friday 11th March 18:30 - 21:00 Main Slope National Schools Snowsport Association (NSSA) Race
Saturday 18th June All Day Main Slope Western Counties Club National Race
Sunday 19th June All Day Main Slope Gloucester Club National Race

 

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.

 

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