Recreational Session Times November – January
Recreational Ski & Snowboarding
Times & Prices
14TH NOVEMBER 2016 – 15TH JANUARY 2017

RECREATIONAL SESSIONS ARE ONLY FOR COMPETENT AND EXPERIENCED SKIERS AND SNOWBOARDERS.
ALL THOSE 15 YEARS OF AGE AND UNDER MUST BE SIGNED IN BY A PARENT OR GUARDIAN.

 

There is no longer a set timetable for open practice. All those wishing to attend open practice please call the day before or on the day to find out times.

We are unable to operate recreational sessions when there is Horse Racing at Sandown Park. We advise you to call prior to attending the slopes.

SANDOWN SKI CENTRE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ALTER OR CANCEL ANY OPEN PRACTICE SESSION WITHOUT GIVING PRIOR NOTICE.

Recreational Ski Standards
The standards listed below are the minimum level that must be attained in order to attend open practice sessions. Any persons found on the slopes not to be of minimum standard will be removed from the slope. Refunds will not be given.
All persons attending practice must sign in and state their standard at reception prior to being equipped.

Skiing/Snowblading
NURSERY SLOPE: Controlled snowplough halt and ability to use the lift unaided.
MAIN/YELLOW SLOPE: 4 controlled, linked snowplough turns and ability to use the lift unaided.
All those using snowblades must be over 1.5 metres tall.
All those using snowblades must have a minimum of one weeks experience on snow to be deemed competent to attend Open Practice.
Remember the bindings on snowblades and snowboards do not release.

Snowboarding
NURSERY SLOPE: Controlled sideslip on both heel and toe edges from the top of the slope and ability to use the lift unaided.
MAIN /YELLOW SLOPE: 4 Controlled turns on both edges and ability to use the lift unaided.

 

Prices (all prices include equipment)

Skiing,
SNOWBOARDING & SNOWBLADING
1 hr
Adult £15.00
Junior £10.00
Recreational Rules and Regulations
Recreational times are only for competent skiers and snowboarders. These rules are for the safety and enjoyment of all participants. Skiing and snowboarding are considered to be high-risk sports as they involve an element of personal injury. All participants take part at their own risk.
All persons attending recreational sessions must abide by the following rules. Failure to do so will result in being removed from the slope without refund.

    1. All those attending Recreational Sessions must be of or above the minimum standards listed.
    2. All those attending Recreational Sessions must sign in at reception prior to being equipped.

All person’s 15 years of age or under must be signed in by either a parent or guardian.

  1. Make yourself aware of the STOP buttons on each lift.
  2. Teaching is not permitted on either slope by anyone other than Sandown Ski Centre Staff.
  3. All blue areas, start ramps and jumps are out of bounds during Recreational Sessions.
  4. The Duty Manager/Instructors decision is final.
  5. Those witnessing any accident are required to report all details to the Duty Manager/Instructor.