The club is shared between both Derby and Buxton campuses therefore all students are welcome to join. The Snowsports Club provides novice and experienced skiers and snowboarders plenty of opportunities to take to the slopes throughout the year. Those individuals who are keen to compete can take part in interuniversity competitions such as the BUCS Dryslope Championships and BUCS events.
What we offer...:
Every thursday we head to Stoke Ski centre and use their dry ski slope, you can either sign up for beginner lessons or development lessons in both snowboarding or skiing. This is £10 for 2 hours, yes thats right, £10 for 2 hours and this includes equipment hire if you need it and an instructor!!!!
Every third thursday we will be heading to Castleford or 'Casvegas' as we like to call it to use their indoor ski slope. For this its £25 for a 2 hour long lift pass which includes equipment hire.
If you fancy a few drinks down the local pub with a few mates, a movie night in with the crew or you want to go hit the town then this is the place for you! We have a range of socials for everyone! But trust me when we say we can throw a pretty legendary party...
This year we are heading out to Val Thorens from the 15th-23rd December for a week of snowwy madness, this is a once in a lifetime experience and you DO NOT want to be missing this. Base price is £399 for a 6 day lift pass, 6 nights accomodation, travel there and back and 6 days of awesome apres... This is an amazing week spent in one of the most beautiful resorts in the world with some amazing people.