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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.

National Governing Bodies

Snowsport England

Contact Name
Claire / Gareth (Office)
Contact Email
Contact Telephone
01509 232323

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.

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.

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.

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.

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