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Charity No. 1126906.
Disability Ski Wales is an entirely voluntary organisation whose aim is to bring the joys of snow sports to adults and children with disabilities including; Behavioural Difficulties, Cerebral Palsy, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Electric Wheelchair User, Manual Wheelchair User, Pan Disability, Physical Disability (ambulant), PMLD, Visually Impaired.
All disabilities are catered for on dry slopes in South Wales - Pembrey, Llangranog and North Wales - Llandudno Ski Centre.
Sessions are organised on a monthly basis at Pembrey, usually on the 1st Sunday of the month and in Llandudno on the 1st Saturday of the month.
Skiing holidays are also organised usually in December or April.
DSW are always looking for volunteers (skiers and non skiers) to help out at their monthly sessions. Their sessions are usually fully subscribed so they have their work cut out for them! Please contact them using the details below if you or anyoone you know is interested in volunteering. Training is provided by the DSW instructors.
See Disability Skiing Wales Facebook page for more information.
(1st Saturday in each month)
10am till Noon
The John Nike Ski Slope
Tel: 01492 874 707
(1st Sunday in each month)
Pembrey Ski Slope
Tel: 01554 742 024
All the news, feedback articles and press releases illustrate how Disability Skiing Wales helps to enhance people’s lives. Also, in many cases, showing how Ski 2 Freedom works in close association with Disability Skiing Wales to help raise awareness of the empowering benefits of mountain activities such as skiing and promoting accessible, social and inclusive tourism.
If on reading our Disability Skiing Wales page, you have your own experiences and feedback of the resort (winter or summer) that you would like to share or feel would be encouraging to others, please do not hesitate to send them to us for inclusion on both our website and social media – photos and film clips also welcome.
Ski 2 Freedom Foundation would like to make it clear that we regard everyone as an individual and that no two people will have the same needs and requirements. Therefore please note that what you see on this page regarding assisted or adaptive skiing and accommodation, may not be suitable for you, or someone you know. However, if you think this destination would be a good ski resort for you, then please contact us to discuss your personal requirements and we will endeavour to see if the resort will meet these.
We hope that you have found the information on this page helpful and a chance to make a decision on where to go for your winter holiday. However, we know that often much more discussion is required and therefore we invite you to contact us as we hold extensive information on all our ski resorts – please contact us.
Our information has and is obtained by means of extensive personal research at a cost, often to the Foundation, we only give this out to those that request it and is not for general public use. For our beneficiaries this information is free but for a company or organisation we make a nominal charge via donation.
Ski 2 Freedom provides specific information on the activities for skiers with a disability, additional need or life-challenging illness, etc. plus useful extras such as wheelchair accessible places to stay; so we are not going to also reproduce amazing information and advice on ski resorts which has been collected by ski journalists, skiers and ski companies which are dedicated to this service - what we can do is to link you to these sites which may well give you some extra background information on a specific ski resort and help you make up your mind as to where you might go!
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