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Disability Snowsport UK - Adaptive Snowsports

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Description

Disability Snowsport UK (DSUK) is a national charity committed to enabling snowsports for all, including people living with a disability. They promote adaptive snowsports, run adaptive snowsports schools, and facilitate monthly recreational snowsports sessions across the UK. 

In Milton Keynes, DSUK are hosted by the MK Sno!zone in the Xscape Centre. They offer a monthly recreational snowsports session facilitated by dedicated volunteers and instructors who use a wide range of specialist equipment to provide a safe environment for skiers and boarders with disabilities. Skiers can practise what they learn during adaptive lessons, or simply enjoy a few runs together in a friendly social group.

Sessions are open to anyone living with a disability who has some snowsports experience and/or has had at least one lesson with DSUK (or any other reputable snowsport school). All ages are welcome. Please contact DSUK for more information.

The group is run by dedicated volunteers and instructors on a ‘not-for-profit’ basis. They use a wide range of specialist equipment to provide a safe environment for skiers and boarders with disabilities. Skiers can practise what they learn during adaptive lessons, or simply enjoy a few runs together in a friendly social group.

DSUK has negotiated with MK Sno!zone over the slope fees. Additional insurance will be required via a small fee at each session, or by way of an annual membership to Disability Snowsports.

New volunteer helpers (skiers / boarder and non-skiers) are always needed and most welcome, either to act as a slope buddy, or off the slope with by helping load or unload skiers from the lift.

For dates and times of sessions, join the Adaptive Snowsports Milton Keynes Facebook group and subscribe to the mailing list

Please note: DSUK cannot offer formal lessons at Milton Keynes. Contact DSUK for more information and alternate locations.

Cost
DSUK Membership: All attendees must be members of DSUK. which costs £26-£56, depending on the membership type. Lift Passes: All attendees must purchase a lift pass, which (with DSUK's agreed discount with the MK Sno!zone) is £15-£17.50 for two hours.
Locality
Buckinghamshire
Age range
Suitable for ages from 4 years to 99 years
Referral route
No Referral Needed
For people with
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)
Eligibility criteria
Open to Everyone
Provider category
  • Specialist Services - For those who require longer-term support
  • Targeted Services - Additional Support Needs

Address

Snozone, 28 Xscape, 602 Marlborough Gate
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire
MK9 3XS
United Kingdom

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Last updated 04 March 2024