Club Announcements

Welcome to Avon Ski Club

Avon Ski Club is based at the Mendip Snowsport Centre near Churchill in North Somerset, where skiers are well catered for with a 165m dry ski slope and non-skiers can enjoy watching from the Alpine Chalet style bar area, where drinks and light snacks are available.

The Club meets for training on Tuesday evenings at 6:00 for about two hours, but many members get together at other times for recreational skiing and social events.

If you, or your child, is interested in joining the Club, why not pop along for a taster training session. If you decide to join please complete and return the Member application form, which will be considered at the following committee meeting.

Recently taken up skiing? Love it? Want to improve?

Avon Ski Club has partnered with Wesport, the county sports partnership for the area, to provide the next step for keen beginners and intermediate skiers. Avon's exciting new Satellite Club runs in parallel with our race training sessions between 6:00pm and 8:00pm on Tuesday evenings at the Mendip Snowsport Centre. You can attend up to six sessions with our friendly coaches at a discounted rate of a third off our normal members' rate (currently £18per session), where the coaches will work with you to help improve your technique through exercises, skiing through poles and personalised feedback. At the end of the six sessions you can then choose to take your skiing skills further by becoming a full member of the Avon Ski Club (see members benefits). The technical skills that you will develop provide a natural progression into ski racing if you want to try that out, leading onto competition in the club's local and regional races and beyond, or simply to be ready to impress the next time you're out on the snow.

Avon Ski Club Mission, Vision & Values

Our mission

To inspire and encourage everyone to enjoy their alpine skiing and racing, and achieve their full potential through effective coaching and mentoring.

Our vision

Achieve an enduring club environment which generates high quality alpine skiers with an ability to progress on to racing, instructing and coaching.

Our Values

Avon Ski Club shall promote:

  1. A fun, safe & structured developmental environment.
  2. Discipline, honesty, integrity and accountability.
  3. Health and fitness as key contributors to successful sporting achievement.
  4. A competitive spirit combined with celebrating its successes.
  5. An inclusive co-operation between participant, parent/guardian and the club.
  6. A self sustaining developmental environment through investment in its participants, coaches and supporting executive committee.
  7. Ideas for improvement from all of its participants.
  8. Investment in its sporting facilities.
  9. Value for money.
  10. The FIS Code of conduct.