How to Become a Member


Membership

Membership of Snowsport Cymru Wales is open to all. If you want to participate in coaching and instructor training courses, to get involved with competitive skiing of snowboarding events or to train as a leader and organiser you should join the Snowsport Cymru Wales using the join us link below. Membership of Snowsport Cymru Wales will allow you access to training and events throughout the UK.

With over 40,000 skiers and snowboarders going to the snow and using artificial slopes in Wales, Snowsport Cymru Wales aims to keep with the recreational skiers and snowboarders. Sign up to our free newsletter using the ‘newsletter signup’ link above – though be warned, we will try to get you more involved with the sport on a regular basis!

JOIN AS A COMPETITOR, COACH, INSTRUCTOR OR LEADER

RECREATIONAL INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY MEMBERSHIP PACKAGE

COSTS – Individual Members £10 / Family Membership £25


recreational membership benefits Include:

For details of current membership package email admin@snowsportwales.net

We hope that you will help to promote the scheme and encourage as many new members as possible to sign up, if we can achieve continual growth in our membership it will help a long way towards developing the sport through the next decade.

 

CLUB AFFILIATION

COSTS – from £200 annually (costs vary depending on club type and size)


club affiliation benefits  Include:

 

 

CORPORATE AFFILIATION

COSTS – from £100 annually


corporate affiliation benefits  Include:

 


For questions about our current membership packages email admin@snowsportwales.net

If you are not able to pay or join online please contact the Snowsport Cymru Wales Office – admin@snowsportwales.net

 

snowsport cymru wales dbs checking service

All coaches, instructors, Club Welfare Officers and officials (aged 16 or above) working with children or vulnerable adults in regulated activity (i.e 3 or more times a month) must have a DBS enhanced check with barred list(s).  For more information on which check applies to you, please follow this link www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service/about

Snowsport Cymru Wales is able to process standard, enhanced and enhanced with barred list(s) DBS checks for its members and in the case of volunteers there is NO CHARGE for this service.

For members in paid roles*, the following charges apply for new checks and are payable in advance:

 

Standard Disclosure

Enhanced Disclosure

DBS Fee

£18.00

£38.00

Vibrant Nation Fee

£3.60

£3.60

Total Charge

£21.60

£41.60

The DBS also offer an Update Service subscription and this allows applicants to keep their DBS certificates up to date and allows employers to check an applicant’s certificate.  You have 30 days from the date your certificate is issued to register for this service.  There is no charge for members in volunteer roles for this, however the DBS directly charge individuals in paid roles an annual fee, currently £13.

Please contact the SSW Office to discuss this or any aspect of your membership on membership@snowsportwales.net.  Please also note applications will need to be independently recommended/verified by your club or facility manager.

SSW is also able to process DBS checks for non SSW members in snowsport roles*.  The costs for these are set out below, please contact the SSW Office to discuss your requirements in the first instance.

For non SSW members in paid or volunteer snowsport roles*, the following charges apply for new checks and are payable in advance:

 

Standard Disclosure

Enhanced Disclosure

Fees

Volunteer

Paid

Volunteer

Paid

DBS Fee

Free

£18.00

Free

£38.00

Vibrant Nation Fee

£3.60

£3.60

£3.60

£3.60

SSW Admin Fee

£15.00

£15.00

£15.00

£15.00

Total Charge

£18.60

£36.60

£18.60

£56.60

*roles – coaches, instructor and Club Welfare Officers.  For any other roles please use the eligibility checker in the link above to see which level of check applies to you or contact the SSW Office to discuss further.

Snowsport Cymru Wales uses the Welsh Sports Association (WSA) DBS Checking Service for Sport & Leisure.  The service is run through the WSA’s trading arm Vibrant Nation, and provides bilingual, online DBS checks (Disclosure and Barring Service, formally CRB).  The WSA is the only provider of a fully bilingual system and serve in Wales, and offer a free DBS lingual helpline.

Want to get involved?

Excited by the prospect of Winter Sports? Get along to one of the slopes or clubs in Wales…