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Chill Factore Manchester is one of the top places in the UK for indoor skiing, snowboarding and more winter fun that you can enjoy all year round!
With the UK's longest indoor snow slope and a Snow Park filled with activities for both grown-ups and kids, this is the perfect place to hone your snow skills or enjoy a fun family day out.
Located just 4 miles from Manchester City Centre and right next to the Trafford Centre and the M60, Chill Factore is definitely the coolest day out in the North West!
Chill Factore’s Snow Park: Fun for kids and adults
You don’t have to be a snowboarder or a skier to have fun on the slopes! The Snow Park is full of adventures that both adults and kids will love.
Book the Snow Park Pass and you can enjoy all the snow activities including:
Downhill Donuts (age 4+)
Take a bumpy ride down the tubing lanes in huge rubber rings. Dare you ask to spin around as you whizz down the slope?
Luge Slip 'N' Slide (age 6+)
Thrill-seekers will love the buzz of this extreme toboggan run on specially-designed luge mats! This thrilling 60m long ice slide is the only one of its kind in the UK, and is inspired by the Cresta Run in St. Moritz, Switzerland.
Sledge 'O' Mania (age 4+)
Who’s the real king of the slopes?? Find out as you race against each other on the sledges, build up your speed with the nippy zipper, and perfect your dodging and weaving skills with the carver.
Mini Moose Land (under 4s)
Little ones will have the time of their lives making snow-angels in the soft snow, exploring the Snow Maze and best of all, testing out their snow feet on the specially-designed Tiddly Skis!
Age restrictions apply on the Snow Park activities – please see the Key Info for further details
Ski or Snowboard Fun Taster Sessions: For beginners
Never tried skiing or snowboarding but really want to give it a go? You’re in the right place!
Chill Factore’s fully-qualified instructors will help you find your snow legs with a fun taster session which will introduce you to the slopes, the equipment and teach you some sliding techniques.
Taster sessions take place on the beginner slope and are the perfect starting point for both adults and children aged 6 or over.
Lessons are taught in mixed groups of adults and children.
Lift Passes: For more experienced skiers and snowboarders
Take the Button Lift to the top of Chill Factore’s 180m-long slope to hone your snow skills!
The Lift Pass for using the main slope has a minimum Main Slope Standard. You should be able to control your speed and direction, link your turns, stop and use the button lift unassisted. You should also be wearing the correct clothing.
There is no age restriction for the Lift Pass, but children under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent or guardian to confirm that they are is competent on the snow and can ski/snowboard to a suitable standard to use the main ski slope.
Lift Passes must be booked in advance to avoid disappointment.
Chill Factore tickets are valid until 31st January 2016
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- Chill Factore tickets are valid until 31st January 2016 (excluding 21st December 2015 - 3rd January 2016)
- All Chill Factore tickets require a time slot to be booked in advance of your visit. Please call the number provided on your e-ticket to book your time slot.
Chill Factore, Trafford Way, Trafford Quays Leisure Village, Manchester, M41 7JA
Open every day (except certain days over the Christmas holiday).
- Chill Factore is usually open from 8am-10pm
- Please call ahead for specific times as they may vary during peak/off-peak periods
Free parking is available
What to Wear:
You are welcome to bring your own appropriate clothing, or you can hire a waterproof jacket and trousers on arrival. If you want to bring your own clothing you’ll need to wear:
- Warm Clothing
- Thick Socks
- Gloves (compulsory)
Clothing hire is charged at £6 for the day. If you need to hire clothing, we recommend pre-booking this when you call to book your time slot. It can also be hired on the day subject to availability. Items you can hire are:
- Jacket & Trousers
Age restrictions apply on activities at Chill Factore:
- The Snowpark: 4 and over (under 4s will only be permitted into Mini Moose Land)
- The Luge: 6 and over
- Taster for Beginners (Skiing): 6 and over
- Taster for Beginners (Snowboarding): 8 and over
- Under-18s old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
- Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a paying adult – so for each 2-person ticket, at least one participant must be an adult.
All necessary equipment is included with your ticket.
Clothing is not included in the price but is available for hire
Chill Factore is located just 4 miles from Manchester City Centre and right next to the Trafford Centre and the M60.
Address: Trafford Way, Trafford Quays Leisure Village, Manchester, M41 7JA