Clubs and Groups
One of the main goals for the Social Enterprise is to establish Ski Rossendale as a ‘Centre of Excellence’ for multiple snowsports disciplines.
Ski Rossendale is proud of its teaching and training standards and is equally proud of the different clubs and groups that have chosen to make Ski Rossendale their home, with something for everyone ranging from absolute beginners to those wanting to fine tune their performance.
2K Sliders - Saturday Mornings
Skiing and Snowboarding* all year round
The Ski Rossendale 2K Sliders club is aimed at children of all ages and abilities. At 2K Sliders they will learn new skills and make new friendships that can last a lifetime. Ski Rossendale is a place where your children will experience the outdoors in all kinds of weather, surrounded by the hills of Rossendale. This gives them a real taste of variable mountain conditions and most learn to love outdoor activity and the healthy lifestyle that goes with it.
Mums and Dads don't need to be left out either, as you can sit back and relax on our terrace and enjoy the views over the slopes.
You may decide to volunteer for an hour or so while you are here to help run the club (ask at office).
2K Sliders meets every Saturday of the year;
Ski sessions at 09:30 and 11:30 and Snowboarding session at 11:15
Each session is £8.80 and they can be booked in blocks of 6 or 10. (11 for the price of 10)
Kindergarten from 3 yrs to 4 yrs (learning through play) at 9:45 and 11:45.
Each session is £8.00 and they can be booked in blocks of 6 or 10. (11 for the price of 10)
There is a Ski Rossendale Snowflake
award system which consists of a booklet and badges (up to 14). The booklet is
£3.50 and badges are £2.00 each. You can see (and purchase) these awards at the
new members will pay a one off lifetime membership fee of £15.00. This offers
great value as the booklet & badge costs are included. Any existing members
who wish to upgrade their membership can do so at the booking office
*on artificial surface
Rossendale Special Ski Club - Saturday Afternoons
A friendly ski club for those with a learning difficulty 2 - 4pm
We have a very experienced coach in Mike Hopkins who supported by instructors, parents, guardians and volunteers create a wonderful atmosphere on Saturday afternoons.
We also have a Special Olympic Team.
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or ring Mike or Alison DeVial via the office on 01706 226 457.
Gryffin SnowSports Club -Sunday Mornings
Sept to April - Every Sunday 9.30–11:30am
The Gryffin SnowSports Club is an independantly run, family orientated ski club which helps people learn, improve and enhance their skills and techniques so that they can enjoy the world of winter sports.
Gryffin’s approach is that everybody can learn how to ski. With experienced, qualified instructors who understand each and every member of their group, they know how to ensure you get the best for yourself whilst releasing your full potential on the slopes.
If you would like more information about becoming a member of Gryffin then you are more than welcome to come along and join them on the slope or get together for refreshments after the morning’s ski session.
Visit their official site at gryffinsnowsports.co.uk.
Ski Rossendale Race Club - Tuesday Evenings
Tuesday nights Ski Rossendale 7 - 9pm
Ski Rossendale Race Club is a ski race club based in Rossendale whose focus is race training for juniors and adults of all ages. We are registered with Snowsport England and our members take part in regional fun races, club nationals and grand prix races on both artificial outdoor and indoor snow slopes throughout the United Kingdom.
To take part in the National Races the skiers are registered with Snowsport England and they are awarded seed points when they compete in a race. The number of seed points that the racer has is an indication of their national ranking.
Please visit our website at SKI ROSSENDALE RACE CLUB
ADVANCED SKI TECHNIQUE - Wednesday Evenings
Advanced Ski Technique Training 7 - 9pm and Social (Pub afterwards)
From Wednesday April 23rd ASTT makes a welcome return to the Ski Rossendale club calender.
Must be able to ski from the top of the main slope and have a very basic parallel.
Suitable for good intermediate skiers, most of the sessions are task led so it doesn’t matter if you can’t ski as well as the rest of the group!
Each session will allow you to improve your own skiing ability at your own pace and level.
You will learn to develop a wide range of skills and techniques enabling you to adapt to different terrain, speed and conditions.
Become more confident and get more enjoyment from your skiing.
Enjoy the après ski afterwards at a local hostelry
2K Performance - Thursday Evenings
Multi-disciplined performance enhancement 7 - 9pm
The youngest addition to the Ski Rossendale family of groups and clubs, 2K Performance aims to teach a wide variety of skiing disciplines from acroski to racing and race technique.
It has been designed as an addition or 'next step' to Kids Club, allowing for natural progression so when children advance and become interested in racing or any other discipline then they can come and expand on their skills. As long as their is a basic skiing ability present and an eagerness to learn and improve, or maybe you want to explore a new area of winter sports then 2K might be the best option for you.
We encourage anybody that is interested to come down and speak to Karon Driver or Mike Hopkins
Open Coaching - Friday Evenings
90 mins for £10 or £5 if you have a slope pass.
On Friday evenings from 7.30pm till 9.00pm, Dave Fuller, our SSE level 4 tutor will analyse and improve your skiing.
All you pay is £5 for the slope fees and equipment hire, plus another £5 for the coaching.....bargain !
You are advised to pre-book onto the session.