Ski Club of Manchester local skiing


We have regular ski meets at Manchester's indoor slope, Chill Factore. Some are purely social events while at others the club provides instructors for on a fairly informal basis.

N.B.  You must be a member of the Ski Club of Manchester to participate. It is possible to join on the day provided full payment is made. Details and application form here.
The free coaching we provide is not not suitable for complete beginners.

Check our events page for dates and times and join the mailing list for updates and reminders of meets.

It is up to each individual to book the slope for themselves in advance. SCoM members can get a 15% discount with the code which is published in the newsletter or by presenting their membership card at "Guest Recepotion". Bookings can be made at reception, online or by telephone (0161 749 2222). There is a £1.99 Credit Card fee but the normal £2.99 telephone booking fee will be waived if the discount code is used.

Ski Mornings

Ski Mornings are usually every second Thursday in the month. Book ahead directly with Chill Factore to be sure of a place on the slope.

On the days where we provide coaching (October through to March) the instructors (3) will be available from 10.00am to 12.00 noon. We all ski and chat (some can even do both together!!) and go for coffee or lunch afterwards. Contact John Weatherell in advance if you want to join the lesson.

Coffee shop - Café Extreme - opens 9.00am.
Slope opens 10.00am.
John Weatherell or Janet Winstanley will be there from about 9.30am.

Ski Evenings

Evening social ski / meets are usually every fourth Wednesday in the month. From October to March the Club provides an instructor from 8.00pm to 10.00pm for those who wish take advantage of free coaching. Again we go for a coffee, chocolate or beer afterwards. Book ahead directly with Chill Factore to be sure of a place on the slope and contact John Weatherell in advance if you want to join a lesson.

Additional evening mogul sessions run from 8.00pm to 10.00pm and there is a £5 per person charge to offset the cost of the instruction.

News from the Chill Factore

By David Atkinson. Updated Thursday, August 10, 2017

We continue to have the regular members attending the Thursday mornings and Wednesday evenings, if any new members wish to join us for a ski and chat afterwards then do come along. The next meeting is Thursday morning 10th August, 10 to 12am.

Quite a few members also ski on the 50+ mornings where you have two hours skiing with coffee and a cake after for £15.00. Just enter 50+ on the Chill Factore website search and you will see the available dates.