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Mid Lothian Snowsports Centre Edinburgh

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Mid Lothian Snowsports Centre Biggar Road, Hillend, Edinburgh, EH10 7DU

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MONTHS OPEN

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

AGE GROUPS SERVED

5 to 7 years, 8 to 10 years, 11 to 13 years, 14 to 16 years, College, University

A range of activities including skiing, snowboarding, tubing or chairlift rides, providing quality PE and meeting significant aspects of learning within the Curriculum for Excellence. There are also a number of walking trails in the surrounding area.

Listed under: Leisure and Tourism | PE (Physical Education/Sport) | Day Trip Destinations | Skiing & Snowboard Centres | Team Building


What we offer

Set into the hillside of the stunning Pentland Hills Regional Park, Midlothian Snowsports Centre, Hillend offers a range of activities including skiing, snowboarding, tubing or chairlift rides, Providing quality PE and meeting some of the significant aspects of learning within the Curriculum for Excellence. There are also a number of walking trails in the surrounding area. The centre has its own cafe with outdoor terrace or for more formal teaching sessions we have three conference rooms available to pre book.

What makes us a great choice?

Other than skill acquisition, pupils will interact socially whilst working in this unique outdoor environment.

What is typically included?

We tailor make activity days depending on the request. Ski and snowboard lessons supplemented with an afternoon session of tubing are our most popular product.

Group Sizes Catered For

We can accommodate groups of up to 150 pupils if activities are staggered.

Materials, Resources & Information Provided

The children receive a ski or snowboard certificate if attending a 4-6 week course.

Photography, Filming & Audio Restrictions

No, Midlothian council operates a no photography policy 

Risk Assessment Details

Yes

Education Officer Information

Louise Houston (ski school manager) ( louise.houston@midlothian.gov.uk)

Pricing Information

The costs vary. A junior tubing ticket is priced at £8.20 per hour. Ski or snowboard lessons start at £8.00 per 1.5hr session or full day at £19.80 for a minimum of 10 in a ski group or 8 in a snowboard. We provide one free ticket per group for the supervising teacher/adult.

Clothing Requirements

We provide all equipment including helmets. 

Pupils must have their arms and legs covered and wear gloves. We are an outdoor centre and children must dress appropriately for the weather, we recommend bring a waterproof jacket and pupils should bring sun cream and a bottle of water through the summer months.

First Aid Information

We provide a qualified first aider.

Available Facilities

cafe 360 can provide hot and cold food, drinks and snacks. Vending machines are also available. Meeting rooms can be pre booked for the children to eat their packed lunches. Lockers are available for 20p.

Accessibility & Disabled Facilities

We can cater for disabled users. We have a bi ski (sit ski) that can be pre booked.

Opening Hours & Information

We are open from 09.30 - 21.00 (Monday - Friday) and 09.30 - 19.00 (Saturday and Sundays) through term time. Opening hours vary through the school holidays.

Testimonials

"I'm hooked now, I just love to ski. I started as part of my PE course but now I come up on my own with or without my friends, I've even managed to get my Mum to take lessons!" David S4


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