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Snowboard 11-15  Year Old Lessons

This Summer from the 26th July we are offering 11-15 year old lessons, which are a great way for kids to learn new and exciting skills on the snow slopes and have something cool to tell their mates!

There is no doubt that snowboarding is cool, and if your kids can’t stop talking about wanting to do 1080s and boarder cross then this is definitely the sport for them. We recognise that each person learns at a different pace and that some children may need slightly longer to successfully complete each stage. Our qualified ski instructors will discuss with you any recommendations they have for your child’s progression.

We offer the lessons for children aged 11-15 years, which provides snowboarding tuition with friendly, experienced instructors. Running on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during summer, they cater from beginner to wannabe champs. Our aim is to make snowboarding fun and accessible and a place to develop young talent.

The lesson for 11-15 year olds starts from Beginner and having never been on a snowboard before, to being competent on the main slope.

For children who lead an action packed life and need more flexibility, the individual levels can be purchased separately. After each level has been successfully completed, kids can continue onto the next level.

Each child attending the Kids Snow 11-15 year old lessons will receive a progress card at the end of each lesson so they can keep an eye on their development on the slopes.

Although parents and guardians are not able to join us on the slope, they can watch the cool kids from the viewing balcony - accessible via the upstairs restaurant.

Did you know you can save with a membership?

Junior Memberships are only £70 and get you 30% off all levels and courses, including Kids Snow School.


Beginner Levels

The Beginner levels 1-3 are taken individually and consist of a 1 hour 50 minute lesson offering the most flexibility for rebooking.

Entry level requirement: Complete beginner or taster lesson standard.

Level 1

  • Controlling speed on toe edge
  • Controlling speed on heel edge

Level 2

  • Travelling diagonally across the slope on toe edge
  • Travelling diagonally across the slope on heel edge
  • Steering down the slope and back from the toe edge
  • Steering down the slope and back from the heel edge

Level 3

  • Steering from toe to heel edge (heel-side turn)
  • Steering from heel to toe edge (toe-side turn)
  • Linking turns consistently on beginner slope
  • Introduction to the button lift on the main slope

Minimum Age:11-15  |  Activity Duration: 1 hr 50 mins  |  Group size: 6 guests

Improver Levels

Once your child has completed the 11-15 Beginner levels, or if they already have some snowboarding experience, they are ready to progress to the 11-15 Improver lessons.

The 11-15 Snowboard Improver lessons starts at Level 4, the minimum standard is to perform linked turns on lower section of the main slope, be confident on a button lift and have completed the beginner level 3 goals.

Level 4

  • Consistently and smoothly linking turns on the lower main slope
  • Controlling speed by using linked turns
  • Influencing turn shape and size

Level 5

  • Controlling speed from the top of the main slope
  • Completing one controlled turn at a time on the upper main slope
  • Linking basic turns on the upper main slope

Level 6

  • Influencing turn shape and size on the upper main slope
  • Consistently and confidently linking turns from the top of the main slope
  • Introduction to changing edge earlier in the turn with more grip

Minimum Age: 11-15  |  Activity Duration: 1 hr 50 mins  |  Group size: 6 guests

Main Slope

Once you have completed the Kids Snow School 11-15 Levels 4, 5 and 6 you will be ready to take on the main slope with confidence. 

At 180 metres long, Chill Factore boasts the UK’s longest indoor real snow slope. That’s 180 metres of pure fun where you get to practice your new skills again and again!

Enjoy exhilarating experiences from regular snowboarding to the more thrilling activities like Freestyle where you can take your snowboarding to the next level or train to become the next Shaun White. 
So what are you waiting for?  Grab a Lift Pass now!

Price Categories

Junior: Aged 11-15
Guests: All visitors who aren't Chill Factore members.
Members: Chill Factore members, membership proof is required for this price category.

Things you need to know:

  • Each lesson will be assigned with one of our highly qualified instructors. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee it will be same instructor for every lesson.
  • We recommend arriving dressed ready for the snow. From 19th July 2021 we will be opening a limited number of changing cubicles. Lockers are available to store your belongings.
  • We are able to offer our disabled guests changing facilities.
  • Helmets are mandatory - you can bring your own if you have one or you can rent a borrow when you get here at no extra charge. Our rental helmets are all thoroughly sanitised between each use. You can also purchase a helmet on site.
  • While we recommend wearing a mask in an indoor environment, this will be your personal choice and will not be mandatory for guests or for our team. We ask that you respect each person’s own decision, and we will continue to provide a safe and clean environment for you to fully enjoy your visit.

You can find answers to many other queries on our frequently asked questions page.

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