indoor snow venues around the world

When you can't get to the real snow, Indoor snowdomes are the next best thing. Whether it's for a park session on the rails and kickers, some race training tips or just to get your ski legs back, an indoor snowdome is ideal. And more are opening across the UK and further afield, so check below for your nearest centre.

UK
...ready to ride
Snozone (more details and pics on Snozone)
Snow Factor, Braehead
Tamworth Snowdome, Staffordshire
Chill Factore, Trafford Park, Manchester

The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead

...in the pipeline
SnOasis, Great Blakenham (provisional planning permission given; due to open 2012)
Wycombe SnowDome, High Wycombe (development postponed, May 2009)
Swansea

Australia
Coffs Harbour, NSW

Belgium
Snow Valley
Skibaan Casablanca, 's-Gravenwezel
Ice Mountain, Komen (210m long)
Snow Games, Antwerp

China
Qiaobo Ice & Snow World, Beijing (120m inside a man made cave)
Shanghai Yinqixing Indoor Snow Centre (380m)

Dubai
Ski Dubai, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai (world's largest indoor snow resort)

France
Snowhall, Amnéville-les-Thermes

Finland
Kymppi Arena, Kylpyla Hotelli Vesileppis, Leppavirta

Germany
Jever Skihalle Neuss, Dusseldorf
Alpin Center am Tetraeder, Bottrop
Snow Funpark, Wittenburg
Snow Dome Bispingen, Hamburg
Snowtropolis, Horlitz

India
Snow World, Hyderabad (no skiing/boarding, but snowballs, snow dancing and snow sculping!)

Japan
SSAWS dome (the original snowdome really - now demolished )
Big Air Fukoaka, Fukuoka (snowboard & short-ski)
Kamui Snowboard Park, Baraki (snowboard only)
Coolval Tokyo, Tokyo
Snova Kobe Free-ku, Kobe (50m long, 26m width)
Snowva Hiroshima Boarders Arena, Hiroshima
Seibuen Yuenchi Snowboard Park, Seitama (150m long, 236m width)

Lithuania
SNORAS Snow Arena, Druskininkai municipality, (460m long, 50m width)

Malaysia
Lido Boulevard, Jahor area (construction due to commence 2011)

Netherlands
Snow Village, Biddinhuizen
Montana Snowcentre, Valkenswaard
Uithof, Den Haag
Ski Dome, Ruchpen
SnowWorld, Zoetermeer (210m)
SnowWorld, Landgraaf (500m)
Snowplanet, Spaarnwoude (230m long + 100m beginners slope)

New Zealand
Snowplanet, Auckland

Singapore
Snow City, Singapore

Spain
Madrid Snowdome, Madrid

South Africa
Snowfun, Cape Town

United States
Barlow County, Georgia (awaiting final approval, May 2010)
Las Vegas (rumours have turned into designs and drafts, currently due to open 2012)

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