A Year-Round Winter Wonderland in Lynchburg

by | Jun 2024

IF YOU have explored the campus of Liberty University, it is likely you have seen Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre. 

Snowflex offers an unparalleled experience for winter sports enthusiasts and families alike. This facility, managed by the passionate and dedicated General Manager Derek Woods, redefines what it means to enjoy winter sports — regardless of the season, even if you want to spend a hot Independence Day on the slopes. 

As Derek Woods put it, “Snowflex is a fantastic family destination for several reasons. In addition to offering year-round winter activities such as skiing, snowboarding, and tubing, accessible to all ages and skill levels, the facility provides a safe and welcoming environment for families.” 

Families find joy in the consistent and predictable conditions provided by the Snowflex surface. Unlike traditional snow-based resorts that are at the mercy of weather conditions, Snowflex guarantees a smooth and enjoyable experience every time. 

Imagine a place where the snow is always perfect, the slopes are always ready, and the excitement never ends. That place is Snowflex. With an impressive annual footfall of approximately 50,000 visitors, Snowflex has firmly established itself as a local must-visit attraction. The draw? A combination of affordability and accessibility. 

Woods explained, “Another significant advantage is its relatively low cost compared to traditional ski mountains, making it an affordable option for families seeking a fun and memorable outing without breaking the bank.” 

The moment you arrive at Snowflex, you are greeted with a sense of adventure and fun. The facility has a variety of amenities designed to cater to the diverse needs of its visitors. The skiing and snowboarding areas are designed to accommodate all skill levels. For beginners, there’s a designated area perfect for learning the ropes. Here, first-timers can develop their basic skills in a supportive and encouraging environment. For the more daring and experienced, the advanced freestyle area is equipped with various jumps and rails, providing the perfect playground to practice and perfect their tricks. 

Families with younger children will find the sledding area particularly enjoyable. This area is specifically designed for little ones to have their own snowy adventure, ensuring that even the youngest members of the family can join in the fun. 

For Derek Woods, being part of the Snowflex team is more than just a job; it’s a source of pride and satisfaction. 

“Being able to work at such a fun, family-friendly facility like Snowflex means I get to be part of creating joy and excitement every day,” he said. The ability to see families bond over shared experiences and create lasting memories is a reward in itself. Woods added, “It’s incredibly rewarding to see people of all ages and skill levels come together, bond, and create lasting memories in such a positive environment.” 

Snowflex continues to set the standard for family-friendly fun, ensuring that every visit is a memorable one. So, whether you’re looking to hit the slopes, learn a new skill, or simply enjoy a day out with the family, Snowflex promises an experience like no other. GN 

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