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Snowboarding

Learn to snowboard on our teaching slope or build your confidence and perfect your technique on our challenging 165 metre dry slope complete with bends, moguls, bumps and jumps.

Snowboarding is great fun and something that anyone can learn. Our experienced instructors are passionate about the sport and will teach you at your own pace. If you are looking to learn in advance of a snowboarding holiday, want to build your confidence, perfect your technique or just want to get outdoors, learn something new and keep fit we can help!

Try: Just want to try snowboarding? Book onto a TRY snowboarding session and have a go for just £20

Learn: We run scheduled lessons and courses every week or book a private lesson for you and your friends!

Practice: If you can already snowboard just turn up and use our slope. All equipment provided and lots of great offers and deals on slope passes

Bringing a group? We can customise a snow sport programme for schools, youth groups, organisations, adult groups or children's parties. Just ask!

Booked a snowboard holiday? Learning to snowboard and build your confidence on our slope before embarking on a snow sport holiday is a great idea. Familiarising yourself with the kit and learning the basics now will ensure you make the most of your holiday, and don't waste the first few days exhausted and frustrated.


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ABOUT MENDIP SNOWSPORT CENTRE

Mendip Snowsport Centre forms the central part of our 250 acre activity site. Our scenic woodland setting, 165 metre winding dry slope, chalet style buildings, alpine inspired rooftop cafe-bar, viewing balcony and commanding views make our snowsport centre feel like a genuine alpine resort.

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    TRY SNOWBOARDING

    Our TRY snowboarding sessions are a fun, 1.5 hour introduction for anyone who is thinking about learning or just wants to give it a go. Suitable for juniors over 8 and adults! Just £20

    BOOK TRY SNOWBOARDING NOW

    All our prices include hire of all necessary equipment and session times include time for equipment fitting and de-kitting.

    You must be at least 8 years old, 120cm tall and have adult UK size 2 feet or bigger

    SNOWBOARD TASTER

    A fun introduction to snowboarding for anyone who is thinking about learning or just wants to give it a try. You will be in the safe hands of our experienced and qualified instructors on our gently sloping beginner area. With at least an hour on the slope you'll get used to wearing a board and play some fun games and mini challenges out on the slope.

    A great taster experience for children (8+) and adults. Ideal first step for anyone thinking about booking onto our more structured snowboard lessons.

    The hour and half session includes your kit up time - your instructor will explain all the equipment, ensure it all fits correctly and go through a safety briefing.

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    Snowboard Lessons

    Learning to Snowboard with a group is the cheapest way to learn. We have lessons for complete beginners upwards! Book the entire course to save even more - now includes a FREE Try Snowboarding!

    Book single lesson Book entire course

    SNOWBOARD COURSE

    TRY Snowboarding £20
    1 Star £36
    2 Star £36
    3 Star £36
    4 Star £36

    Or book a course of all five lessons for £135 - which includes:

    - Five lessons
    - FREE slope pass
    - FREE advanced lesson
    - 25% off repeat lessons
    - HALF PRICE annual pass

    You must be at least 8 years old, 120cm tall and have adult UK size 2 feet or bigger

    All our prices include hire of all necessary equipment and session times include time for equipment fitting and de-kitting.

    TRY SNOWBOARDING: 1.5 hour lesson

    A fun introduction to get used to having a snowboard on your feet. Get out onto the slope and get your first taste of boarding with fun mini games.

    ONE STAR: 2 hour lesson

    Your instructor will introduce your equipment, determine your lead foot and help you get kitted up safely. A short warm up will help you get used to your board and loosen your muscles. We'll demonstrate the core principles of Heel and Toe Edge and assist you to make your first guided descents.

    TWO STAR: 2 hour lesson

    Kit up, warm up and a quick recap of the previous lesson. You'll start using the lifts and we'll introduce the falling leaf technique to traverse across the slope.

    THREE STAR: 2 hour lesson

    Kit up and warm up as usual then a brief recap of the previous lessons. Switching from Heel Edge to Toe Edge is how snowboarders turn. We'll teach you how to use body position and weight transferal to make your first assisted turns.

    FOUR STAR: 2 hour lesson

    Kit up, warm up, recap. This could be your final lesson and an opportunity to practice and refine your technique and improve linking turns. Pass this lesson and you are free to practice on our slope anytime, without an instructor!

    SAVE SAVE SAVE:
    Buy our Ultimate Learn to Snowboard Package Voucher for £135 and get:

    - Four snowboard lessons worth £144
    - Use your voucher to book lessons online 24/7
    - 25% off any extra lessons required (save £9 each time!)
    - Free all day slope pass worth up to £30
    - Free Snowboard with an Instructor session worth £25
    - Optional half price annual pass worth up to £190

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    Recreational slope passes

    If you can already heel and toe edge, link turns, stop in control and use a button drag-lift you can turn up and snowboard whenever our slope is open.

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    OFF PEAK - Term Time Weekdays
    PEAK - Weekends & School Holidays
    YOUTH - Under 16

    All our prices include hire of all necessary equipment and session times include time for equipment fitting and de-kitting.

    Helmets are compulsory for all slope users at all times. They are supplied at no additional charge or you are welcome to bring your own if preferred.

    Annual Pass Benefits:

    - Free equipment hire
    - 10% discount on food and drinks in Alpine Lounge
    - 20% discount on Snow Sport activities including lessons
    - 20% discount on other outdoor activities available online
    - Free tobogganing once a week for up to two children
    - Unlimited FREE Disc Golf

    1.5 HOURS

    OFF PEAK: £15
    YOUTH PEAK: £18
    ADULT PEAK: £20

    ALL DAY

    OFF PEAK: £20
    YOUTH PEAK: £25
    ADULT PEAK: £30

    MENDIP MONDAY MADNESS: £12 ALL DAY PASS EVERY MONDAY (Add a burger and drink: £5 - Mondays only)

    MONTH PASSES

    YOUTH: £45
    ADULT: £55

    ANNUAL PASSES

    YOUTH: £280
    ADULT: £380
    FAMILY*: £550
    STUDENT: £300
    SENIOR: £300 (over 65 yrs)

    * Two adults and up to three children. £100 per additional family member

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    Private Lessons

    If you prefer to learn one on one, then our private lessons are just for you. Bring a friend of a similar standard and share the instructor and the cost!

    Peak lessons Off Peak Lessons

    All our prices include hire of all necessary equipment and session times include time for equipment fitting and de-kitting.

    Price varies depending on peak, off peak and number of participants.

    This is a private snowsport lesson - just for you.

    Bring friends or family of a similar standard and share the instructor and the cost!

    The lesson will be tailored to your experience, ability and specific needs. This is the fastest and most convenient way to progress with your snowsport.

    Click to book online above and then find a time and date to suit you and simply select the number of adults and juniors up to a total of 8 participants.

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    Board with an instructor

    Informal Friday night slope sessions with our friendly, experienced instructors on hand to give help and advice to experienced skiers and boarders!

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    Snowboard Servicing

    Your snowboard deserves some pampering! Treat it to a machine edge sharpen, scratch repair, hot wax and final polish or coat of storage wax!

    £23 Bronze Service: Edge sharpen, hot wax and polish or storage wax
    £30 Silver Service: As Bronze service plus Ptex base repair
    £15 Base Repairs: Major base repairs, per 6" patch

    Advice on binding settings available with any snowboard service package

    BRONZE SERVICE £23

    ✔ Thorough cleaning of base and edges with Holmenkol wax remover
    ✔ Inspection of base and edges
    ✔ Edge grind on our Wintersteiger machine
    ✔ Hand polish of edges with an alu-oxyd file
    ✔ Manual hot wax of base with a waxing iron followed by scraping and brush structuring
    ✔ Detune of edges at tip and tail
    ✔ Cloth polish
    ✔ Visual inspection of bindings

    Storage Option:
    If requested we can leave a coat of wax on the board for summer storage. Before you go on your next trip you should scrape off the wax from the base and edges.

    SILVER SERVICE £30

    ✔ Thorough cleaning of base and edges with Holmenkol wax remover
    ✔ Inspection of base and edges
    ✔ Repair of standard base scratches with P-Tex
    ✔ Edge grind on our Wintersteiger machine
    ✔ Hand polish of edges with an alu-oxyd file
    ✔ Manual hot wax of base with a waxing iron followed by scraping and brush structuring
    ✔ Detune of edges at tip and tail
    ✔ Cloth polish
    ✔ Visual inspection of bindings and screws

    Storage Option: If requested we can leave the final coat of wax on the board for summer storage. Before you go on your next trip you should scrape off the wax from the base and edges.


    BASE REPAIRS - from £15

    ✔Full base damage repaired, quote given on inspection from our technicians

10% Student Discount

Money off Full Priced Snowsports

Jenny Jones

Her incredible Olympic journey began here!!!