Queen Mary Snowsports provide the opportunity to learn both skiing and snowboarding from any level – whether you’re a pro or a complete beginner, we would love to have you join our club and share the snowy love!
Want to compete? we have an established race team competing on a regional and national level throughout the year on dryslope, indoor and in the alps.
SOCIALS? We run many. We run socials everyweek which are open to all members. These consit of many pub crawls and nights out along with sober socials such as ice scating. We also organise larger socials, sometimes weekend trips, with other snow sport societys to party and compete with them as well.
Make sure to follow and like us on Facebook to keep up to date with all training sessions, competitions, and social events.
Join us for an unforgettable week of skiing, snowboarding, sun, snow, apres-ski, insane nights out and more! This year we are going to amaizing VAL THORENS in the week: 20-26th of January. Questions? Get in touch to find out more.
NEVER SKIED BEFORE? Try a beginner’s lesson. Our race captain will meet everyone on campus, get the train to the centre and make sure that everyone has a comfortable and safe experience. Booking includes rental of skis, helmet and instructor.
SKIED/ SNOWBOARD BEFORE, BUT WANT TO TRY RACING? If you have skied/boarded before and you are comfortable with your turns, we welcome you to come try racing with us. 2/3 of our team had never raced before joining our team. 100% worth trying!
RACER? Join our team at dryslope and indoor competitions, including the British Dryslope Champs, The indoor Series and Kings races.
FREESTYLE? If you have a passion for freestyle or just want to get into it, this is your year. Our race captain is an avid freestyler so we will be entering in freestyle compettions and providing trainging for our freestylers. This will also give you the option to go and train at a trampolining centre to perfect those tricks for the slopes.
We in run weekly sessions starting in October at Brentwood Ski centre. Feel free to message for more information from our race captain Jesper or vice race captain Amalie
FOR SKI TRIP: everything can be rented, from boots to gloves, helmet to skis.
FOR LESSONS: long warm socks (preferably ski socks), long trousers, gloves.
FOR RACE TRAINING: Essentials: long warm socks (preferably ski socks), long trousers, gloves. Optional: ski boots, slalom skis, helmet, (goggles not needed for dry slope nor indoor). Slalom protections are welcomed.
BUDS (a.k.a. British Dryslope Champs), Kings races, Indoor Series, multiple freestyle events, Above and Below.
Social membership : We run socials every week which both social and racing meberships are open to attend. If you're new to skiing we reccomend getting this membership. We will be running a skiing and training session dedicated to new members and casual skiers/boarders.
Racing membership : We run weekly training sessions starting in October at Brentwood Ski centre. We will be running a £10 taster sesssion on the 27th of Sept for all new or experienced racers to get a feel for racing at QMSS. With a racing memebership you get a highly discounted price for skiing and training at the Ski centre approximately £5 a session. With a race membership you will be expected to be part of our race teams which compete all around the country! ; team members are also expected to attend a minimum of 3 training sessions a month to train for these races. Although not everyone training needs to be part of the race team, anyone with a racing membership regardless of being on the team or not is expected to act as a reserve if needed in a race.
How do new members join?
- Come to Freshers Fair (Thrusday and Friday 21/09/23 and 22/09/23) and get to know us!
- Get your social/race membership online or at the Students Union reception desk
- Contact us for socials, skiing, snowboarding, our exclusive sponsorship discounts and deals, racing, and freestyle.
QMSU offers a gym on the Mile End campus, Qmotion, as well as a sister-gym in Charterhouse Square, Fitness to Practice, both with competitive student membership rates. This is ideal for students who want to purchase a gym membership - which is separate from a Club Sport subs - to improve and maintain peak physical fitness.
With every gym membership, you get a free 60 minute one-to-one session with trained instructors which includes:
- A personalised gym programme tailored to your own fitness goals;
- A full demonstration of exercise and techniques, and guidance on resistance machines;
- Information and advice on nutrition;
- A 60 minute review session every 6-8 weeks to re-evaluate and re-customise a new programme to avoid plateaus.
President - Zitra Oduyemi Ukkonen
We highly encourage you to contact us via our instagram @qmsnow
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