The Snow Centre
The Snow Centre
4.5
Ski & Snowboard AreasGame & Entertainment Centres
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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Whether you’re a beginner or expert or anything in between, we have a Lesson suitable for you. As the closest Indoor Ski Centre to London, we deliver the alpine conditions every skier and snowboarder dream of.
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  • Darryl L
    1 contribution
    skiing lessons
    I have now had two ski lessons at this facility. The first was really good, the facility is amazing. Friendly staff, good set up, great facilities, food is lovely, equipment is top quality and they have an amazing area to eat, keep warm and watch all at the same time. Would like a big shout out for someone on my second lesson, Nick Ashman. He made the whole experience really enjoyable, the way he teaches you makes you understand the basics of skiing more understandable. He was patient with me but by the end i was flying down the slopes with great confidence. Thanks Nick. Cant wait to go again now, fantastic place.
    Visited February 2023
    Written 24 February 2023
  • Looney108
    1 contribution
    Great overall experience of lessons and ski pass.
    Great lessons with experienced instructors who put kids and parents at their ease. The lessons were full as it was half term, but each child still didn’t have to wait too long between turns on the slope. It was easy to get and return equipment and the food in the restaurant was great and came promptly.
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 24 February 2023
  • Curiosity770246
    5 contributions
    Well-organised but well up to carrying capacity.
    Worth the visit with beginners for them to get a few snow miles under the skis before hitting the real stuff. The centre was well organised but rather up to capacity, I thought. It's a hell of a long drag from Devon so I doubt if I shall visit again.
    Visited December 2022
    Written 26 February 2023
  • Steph
    1 contribution
    Good experience- Full Day Beginner Course (Snowboarding)
    I tried the full day snowboarder beginner course. I was really happy with my lessons, our instructor Rowan was helpful and patient. Would definitely recommend for those wanting to give snowboarding a go. 10/10
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 26 February 2023
  • Robert D
    2 contributions
    Snowboard lesson. Lamar
    Had a fantastic time on my level 4 snowboarding session with Lamar. He was patient, but not only that he helped you see your potential and pushed you to better yourself. He didn’t over explain every minute detail he ensured you got all the time on the slope. Thoroughly enjoyed my time with him came on leaps and bounds with his tutorship. Thank you Lamar!
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 27 February 2023
  • Harry F
    1 contribution
    Great confidence builder!
    Great experience and a lesson well needed. Instructor was great. Passed on some really useful tips and allowed me to build confidence again. There was a slight issue in our group of people not knowing their level. Our instructor was occupied helping a couple of skiers stand up as they kept falling over/crashing. They clearly had never skied before and should have been in the group below. Would have liked a bit more skiing time, rather than standing still on the slope.
    Visited February 2023
    Written 27 February 2023
  • Mia Y
    1 contribution
    Great Beginners Day
    Went on the Snowboarding beginners day and had such a great time! Felt I progressed quickly thanks to the help of the trainer, Rowan. He was really helpful and explained everything clearly, everyone in the group picked everything up really fast because of this. Will be going back for more training very soon!
    Visited February 2023
    Written 1 March 2023
  • Saz92
    Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom63 contributions
    Great snowboarding lesson with Mark.
    Did some snowboard lessons away and wanted to carry on learning now I’m home. I booked onto level 4 but this was a bit to advanced for me so they kindly moved me into the level 3. My instructor was Mark. He was very experience and friendly. Mark was good as explaining things. I definitely feel like I progressed on my lesson with mark. I’d love to be in his class again, but I don’t think there’s a way to see who is taking what class.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 1 March 2023
  • Denis
    2 contributions
    Great team and facilities
    This place is great. The snow is reasonably consistent. Some patches are a bit icy, but it is expected in normal mountain condition anyway. The facilities and equipment is great. Staff are the (ski crew team operating the lifts and the instructors) are the best - everybody is always happy to help. My son has minor SEN and we have no issues coming here whatsoever, he really enjoys his time at the center as everybody is so helpful, cheerful and always smiling. Keep at it guys, you are all doing a great job!
    Hi den3el Thank you for taking the time to upload your feedback and give The Snow Centre a 5/5 rating! We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed your visit and look forwards to welcoming you back in the future. This is so pleasing to read your comments about our Team and how they interact to make your visits successful with your son. At The Snow Centre we have snow available for you to enjoy 364 days of the year. Best regards Pete Head of Snowsports and guest services
    Written 8 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited February 2023
    Written 2 March 2023
  • Exploration740170
    1 contribution
    Great lesson with Nell
    I had my second lesson as a one to one with Nell, she was a wonderful coach and helped my confidence no end. Nell was very patient and was so helpful in explaining the the whys and wherefors to me, I cannot thank her enough! Great hot chocolate after lesson :-)
    Hi Exploration740170 Thank you for taking the time to upload your feedback and give The Snow Centre a 5/5 rating! We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed your visit and look forwards to welcoming you back in the future. I will make sure Nell is aware of your great feedback. It is really pleasing to read how your confidence has grown. At The Snow Centre we have snow available for you to enjoy 364 days of the year. Best regards Pete Head of Snowsports and guest services
    Written 8 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2023
    Written 2 March 2023
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ola
London, UK2 contributions
Feb 2024 • Solo
Excellent. The instructor Chris was amazing. Patient and caring . Fantastic tips to improve my turns. Defo will be back soon
Written 25 February 2024
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Danielle G
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Feb 2024 • Couples
From the minute we stepped in the door we were greeted with a smile.

This was an important trip for us as it was my partners first time skiing. Of course he was nervous but as soon as we were greeted by Mango at reception the nerves instantly went away.
Mango was polite, knowledgable and efficient with checking us in.
We then went up to the equipment collection and was again greeted with a smile. The staff were very helpful with sourcing the right size equipment and helping my partner fit his boots and skis correctly.
The instructor Stephen was positive, gave brilliant feedback and advice making the whole experience a great day out!
This was our first time visiting the snow centre and we will most defiantly be back!
Thank you to everyone there.
Written 24 February 2024
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Neil
London, UK1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Couples
This was my 3rd lesson at the snow centre and I'd had one at SnowZone too. I was at the point after my previous lessons that I was actually worried about the snowboarding holiday I had booked as I just wasn't getting the hang of anything but Rita got me through levels 1 AND 2 in an hour. Everything she explained made sense and I was able to execute maneuvers with relative ease compared to how much I'd struggled in my previous lessons. All the instructors have had good points but I have to say I made huge strides with Rita and I cannot recommend her highly enough.
Written 22 February 2024
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Aleksandra O
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Feb 2024 • Solo
I do visit The Snow Centre once in a while before my ski trips to practice and improve my ski skills. This is where I started my ski journey few years ago. This time I decided to take the lesson with ski instructor - Anna. I was changing my skis to longer ones and needed assistance. Anna has taught me a lot of new techniques: how to link my turns, how to control my speed, how to do emergency stop etc. After that lesson I feel like I want more of ski fun! Can’t wait to practice my skills further using the knowledge that Anna has shared with me. Anna is super professional and enthusiastic ski teacher. Not only I had great lesson on the slope, but she also has send me feedback and tips for future after our lessons. I highly recommend The Snow Centre in Hemel and Anna! If you feel like you need someone to help you to boost your confidence on the slope - this is the right place and the right person. I will be back! X
Written 22 February 2024
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ALW
19 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
A really good visit. Lovely family day out. Grandparents liked they could watch from the café (it was their xmas gift for us as a family snow day - great idea). Our instructor Katie was friendly and also very skilled. Worked wonders with both me and my son. We stayed for lunch after and food was good for the price paid plus quick service too.
Written 22 February 2024
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James A
1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Family
Everyone was very helpful, organised and on time. Great facilities, highly recommended, we’ll definitely go again!!
Written 22 February 2024
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Rachel T
2 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
Fantastic. Max was great and so was the other instructor with him (can’t remember his name). Learnt more than I expected for a level 1 lesson and were provided with 1-1 coaching points, which was great
Written 21 February 2024
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Henry R
1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Solo
Joined a level 4 snowboarding group lesson with Isaac ahead of an upcoming trip to the alps. The lesson was a fantastic refresher and gave me additional confidence ahead of my trip. Special thanks to Isaac who was a fantastic teacher - very insightful with really great teaching methods to help with all aspects of snowboarding. Would highly recommend these lessons to anyone looking to improve their boarding skills.
Written 21 February 2024
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Ed D
14 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
As a pretty experienced skier and being pretty sceptical about everything at the best of times, I booked this (with no little trepidation) for myself and my 16 year old daughter to shake some of the rust off before going skiing for the first time in 4 years. I confess I didn't have high hopes at the thought of 'skiing in a shed just off the M1'. Frankly I was expecting the 7th circle of hell and thought that I would probably just find somewhere to sit and do some work while my daughter skiied. I am happy to report that I was completely and utterly wrong and the place is a brilliant way to spend a couple of hours. They keep a very strict eye on numbers so it didn't feel crowded or dangerous, the snow was fine, the staff were great and there weren't any queues. In fact I had nothing at all to be grumpy about and had two hours on the slope having a great time. Will definitely be going back.
Written 20 February 2024
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Rozana D
2 contributions
Feb 2024 • Solo
It was an amazing experience for our foster son. His first time and it went really well. Thank you to all the team at the centre and those who helped with the booking. Great service.
Definitely booking again.
Written 19 February 2024
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THE SNOW CENTRE: All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos)

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The Snow Centre is open:
  • Mon - Mon 10:00 - 18:00
  • Tue - Tue 07:00 - 22:00
  • Wed - Wed 10:00 - 22:00
  • Thu - Thu 10:00 - 17:30
  • Thu - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
  • Fri - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sat - Sun 08:00 - 21:30