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Hit the slopes at the Ski Centre!

 
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We bring the slopes to you

While it tends to rain a lot in Ireland, it doesn't quite snow as much as we'd like it to! Fortunately, our indoor slopes don't depend on the weather which means you can ski all year round. Our team of fully qualified instructors are here seven days a week to help you develop your skiing skills, and most of all, have fun!

We welcome everyone to join us - the Ski Centre is a great place for an enjoyable day out with the family, to brush up on your technique or to get prepared for your skiing holiday.

 

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Suitable for all ages & levels

 

Perfect practice for your first ski holiday or a new way to keep fit & have fun!

At the Ski Centre we offer the best beginner ski package, with small class numbers and a great learning environment.  Whether you have skied or not before, or you are 4 years old or 84 years young, we can help you fulfil your dream!

Our Beginner Course Covers:

  • Correct Posture
  • Straight Running
  • Plough / Breaking
  • Plough Turns
  • Plough Turns Vertical movement
  • Step Plough Turns

Benefits for beginners:

  • Learn to Ski /Snowboard
  • Get Ski Fit (No aches & pains on your holiday)
  • Meet new friends;
  • Enjoy your holiday more!


Let’s get you to the next level!

Our unique “mirrored wall” will allow you see yourself ski so you can better understand where you can improve and our non-stop slopes mean you can get in meaningful length ski runs. Progress from here is very rewarding…

Our Intermediate Course Covers:

  • Step Parallel In the Fall Line
  • Imrpoving Parallel Below the Fall Line
  • Step Parallel Above the Fall Line
  • Perfecting Parallel Skiing

Benefits for Intermediates:

  • Improve your technique- advance to the next level
  • Improve your Fitness and Stamina
  • Greater confidence, control and more fun on the slopes.


Advanced techniques for more experienced skiers

  • Introducing Carve turns
  • Improving edge angle
  • Introduce and improve inclination
  • Introduce and improve angulation
  • Learn how to accelerate using a carve turn
  • Improve you power levels
  • Learn how to carve slalom turns on a steeper slope
  • Ski at a faster speed
  • Ski for a longer time slot on the slope

Expert-led skiing sessions

Our fully qualified team are here to help improve your skiing skills and provide you with a thoroughly enjoyable experience at the Ski Centre.

 
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"We make sure your skiing experience is a memorable one by working closely with you throughout your session."

 

- Emer Pisarnik, on-site ski instructor

FAQs

 

01.What equipment should
I bring on the day?

All equipment is supplied, skis, boots, snowboards etc.  If you have your own ski boots bring them along, however all participants must use SKI CENTRE SKIS!

02.How Does The
ski slope work?

SKI CENTRE uses unique revolving slope technology that simulates real ski runs and allows skiers to get in realistic length ski runs.  A mirrored wall also provides an instant feedback (you can actually see yourself ski!) all-in-all helping you to develop better posture, balance, edge precision and rotation control, in turn developing your fitness and confidence in your skiing .

 
 

03.How Does the slope
cope with different abilities?

The slopes can be sped up or slowed down, or be made steeper or gentler, to match the lesson and the learner. An instructor holds a remote control to stop the slope in an instant, if required. EVERY LESSON is given by a qualified instructor suited to your needs to ensure you get the most from your experience.

04.What makes the Ski Centre
good for learners?

The rolling slope helps improve muscle memory, stamina and fitness. An instructor provides instant and continual feedback as overall technique and confidence improves.

 
 

05.Is it suitable for experienced
and advanced skiers?

Yes!  The ski centre can focus on advanced techniques, off-piste techniques and even run ski race training programmes – several national teams including the Swiss A TEAM use these slopes for training.  As any new surface the initial experience in humbling however once you get the hang of it your benefit enormously!

06.How long does
each session last for?

Each session lasts 60 minutes and includes 30 minutes ski time and 30 minutes observation or rest time – the format is 10 minutes on/10 minutes rest, repeated three times. All skiers must arrive 20 minutes before the lesson to sign-in and get boots and skis ready.

 

InfoFurther
questions?

Check out our comprehensive FAQ guide here, or contact the SKI Centre at (01) 293 0588 – we’d be delighted to help!

 

Call Us: 01 293 0588