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Skiing

Skiing is a popular sport that takes place on snow, artificial surfaces and more recently, on indoor artificial snow slopes. It can be undertaken as a leisure activity or competitive sport and is suitable for most ages.

See Also:
Rollerskiing, Skiing, Snowboarding

An Overview of Skiing

Competitive skiing falls into two categories: Nordic and Alpine. These can then be further broken down into specific disciplines:

  • Cross-country Skiing
  • Ski jumping
  • Nordic combine
  • Combined Alpine skiing
  • Downhill Skiing
  • Salom Skiing
  • Giant slalom
  • Super-G
  • Para-alpine.
  • Freestyle skiing: includes mogul skiing, aerials, ski cross, half-pipe, and slopestyle.

Find Skiing Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

This Girl Can

Tue, 01 Sep 2020

No one gets to choose how you exercise other than you. Your body, your call. And whatever that looks like, we think it’s worth celebrating.

GO ROLLER SKIING

Rollerskiing takes place on smooth surfaces such as park paths, roads, cycle and athletics tracks. It was born from cross country skiing and is a low-impact, full-body exercise that is great for overa

GO SKI GO BOARD - Communities

GO SKI GO BOARD Communities is about getting local community groups out on its local ski slope, getting fit and having fun with friends old or new.

GO SKI GO BOARD - Workplaces

GO SKI GO BOARD Workplaces is about encouraging local companies and businesses to link to their local ski slope, so their employees can get fit and have fun with their colleagues.

GO SKI GO BOARD FE/Colleges & Student Satellite Clubs

GO SKI GO BOARD FE/Colleges and Satellite Clubs is about engaging FE and College students with snowsports at their local ski slope. GO SKI GO BOARD will help you to set up a link between your college

GO SKI GO BOARD Schools

GO SKI GO BOARD Schools is about engaging schools with snowsports at their local ski slope through lessons, Clubs, School Trips and Schools competitions.

This Girl Can

This Girl Can seeks to tell the real stories of women who get active or play sport in the way that’s right for them using images that show what activity really looks like in all its glory.

National Governing Bodies

Snowsport England

Contact Name
Claire / Gareth (Office)
Contact Email
info@snowsportengland.org.uk
Contact Telephone
01509 232323
York St John Students' Union

York St John Students' Union

York St John University is situated in the heart of York. With around 7,000 students, the Students Union boast 27 sports clubs for students to join.

University of York

University of York

York Sport provides a sport participation programme for students and staff called York Active. The programme is aimed at students and staff who are new to sport or looking to try something new. Whilst the sessions are specific to students, we offer regula

York Go Rollerski Club

York Go Rollerski Club

Roller Skiing is the best simulation of cross country skiing on snow that has yet been devised. If you are a snowsport enthusiast or want a fabulous way to keep fit in a friendly, social sport, Rollerskiing at York Sport Village is for you.

Snozone Castleford

Snozone Castleford

Snozone Castleford offers something for everyone on our indoor real snow slopes. offering ski lessons and snowboard lessons and group sessions for all levels, abilities and ages.

Halifax Ski & Snowboard Centre

Halifax Ski & Snowboard Centre

Halifax Ski & Snowboard centre is a dry ski slope nestled in the hills above Halifax, we can teach anybody to ski & snowboard and have a great range of lessons, kids parties and recreational slope passes.