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Address: St Albans Hill, Hemel Hempstead HP3 9NH, England
Phone Number: 8447707227
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Mon 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Here are my tips - not all instructors are the same....get a recommendation, I am yet another fan of Simon Longstaff who has been great with my kids age 3-6....at peak times... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Fantastic session for our 4 year old before our ski trip next week. Our instructor Chesnie had a fantastic approach and manner with the children and ensured that the experience was really positive and enjoyable. I would highly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Here are my tips - not all instructors are the same....get a recommendation, I am yet another fan of Simon Longstaff who has been great with my kids age 3-6....at peak times (Nov-Feb, esp holidays) you will be risking it if u just book blindly as they seem to rope in a real motley crew - you pay a flat... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

My partner and I began with skiing lessons and then decided to try out snowboarding before we got stuck into improving on the absolute basics. After booking our level 2 we were lucky to have a 'group' lesson which ended up being only the two of us, so by the end of the lesson we had already began on level... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Bought a 6 pack of lessons to give me a head start before going on holiday to meribel. I found that the lessons were good and helped me in a controlled and progressive manner enabling me to get to grips with the techniques needed to take on the mountains. I'm glad I did the lessons before I went on my... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

I have recently taken my 3 year old son for lessons at the Snow Centre and was recommended we book with Simon Longstaff. Simon has been amazing with my son, teaching him the basics before we hit the snow proper and being patient, kind and knowledgeable about getting the best out of taking a toddler skiing, from kit to encouragement.... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

I am shocked that I pay £100+ an hour and they are exploited. The instructors are brilliant, my kids love it and so do I. The instructors need a union!

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Pete G, Manager at The Snow Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Am afraid to say you have been very much miss informed. Our instructors work on a bonus scheme with many mechanisms to boost earnings. This includes private lesson re booking rates, personal booking codes, social media feedback bonuses, training bursary, equipment deals and so on. I would be happy to discuss this with you at... More 

Stapleford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

I have had two one hour private lessons with instructor Simon Longstaff in the last week and I have to say, he was excellent and really patient with me. I am skiing in Obergurgl over Easter and will try and put in practise all that he has taught me. If you want a lovely, highly experienced instructor please ask for... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Just got back from my first 2 hour freestyle fundamentals class. I'm absolutely knackered but it was great fun and I learnt loads. Ollies, nollies, 180s etc, always wanted to know how- i do now. Our instructor Charlie was clear, patient and built our confidence to face the kicker by the end of the lesson. I wouldn't have dared before,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Should have written this before as we visited in Half Term, about 5 weeks ago. Our 3 children were all different standards. We paid for a private lessons for them, an hour a day for 3 days. Not cheap but turned out to be a brilliant decision. On Day 2 and 3 they had Tim as their instructor and he... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to have your first ski or snowboarding experience so much better than a dry ski slope

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