Conditions of Use

Terms and Conditions of Rainbow Sports Club Membership and Season Passes

Terms and Conditions are current as of 10th of November 2021. Terms and Conditions are subject to change. Members to be notified of any change.



Conditions of Use:


2022 Season: 9th of July – 9th of October 2022. 100 potential open days. In season open days subject

to, and may be closed due to weather, snow conditions, no snow, natural events, rain events, public

health measures, and or other circumstances.


All passes:

If we are  unable  to open  at ALL this  winter  because  of COVID-19 or other  circumstances we

will  offer you a  credit to  use your  pass in the Winter of 2023 or  a full refund (Minus  an admin

fee  of $35). 


Once  we have opened, and even if the  season  is  shortened because  of COVID  19 or any other

event  out of our control there  will  be  NO refunds as per  our  standard  terms.   This  applies

unless you have purchased  the  pass  protection  and you have  not used  your  pass at  all before

the  decision to close has  been  made.


All  passes are refundable or transferrable to the 2023 season up until 1st of April 2022 for any

reason. Refunds incur an admin fee of $35.



From 1st of April 2022, all Season passes are non refundable and non transferrable as per our

standard terms and conditions unless COVID-19 prevents us opening or you have purchased Pass



Pass Protection  

To lower your risk, we are now offering an insurance product for your pass. This must be

purchased before 31st of March 2022.


All  Seasons Passes purchased with insurance are  fully refundable for any reason up until the 31st of

July 2022 as long as the pass has not been used.  If you want to use  your  insurance  and you wish

to apply  to have  your  pass refunded  or  transferred  you need  to email

to ensure  this  refund  or  transfer  is  actioned prior  to 31st of July 2022. 


The  pass  protection  product will  also  provide  you further COVID  19 protection.  


Membership validity:

Membership is only valid when the current year’s subscription is fully paid. Membership year is

from 1st January 2022 to 31st December  2022.



Part Payment

Available on all memberships/season passes. 25% of full payment due at checkout. 25% of full

payment due fortnightly until full payment is complete.


A $25.00 admin fee will be charged for missed/late payment.


Age range definitions: For membership purposes age is taken as at 30th of June 2022.

Child: Under 7 years old. 

Youth: is aged 7-17 years, or secondary school student with valid school ID. 

Adult: Aged 18 and over. 

Senior: 65 to 74. 

Free  Senior 75 +.



Members skiing/riding benefits and definitions: (personal to each member and non-transferable):  


Platinum Life Member - Free  any-day skiing/riding  at Rainbow, for the rest of the member’s life.  


Gold Member/Season Pass (adult, and youth) – Free  any-day skiing/riding  at Rainbow during each

season that the membership is valid.  


Silver  Member/Season Pass - Free  any-day of the week (Monday-Friday) skiing/riding at Rainbow

during each season that the membership is valid.


Gold Family Membership/Season Pass - 2 adults and 2 youth (aged 7-17) from immediate family. Can

include 3 generations (grandparent, parent and 2 youths). Extra youth must be from immediate

family. Free any-day of the week skiing/riding at Rainbow during each season that the membership is



 Gold Student Member/Season Pass - Fulltime students enrolled at a New Zealand or Australian

tertiary institution only on production of a valid identification card from the institute concerned. ISIC

cards are not accepted. Free any-day skiing/riding at Rainbow during each season that the membership is valid.


 Gold Senior Membership/Season Pass - Free any-day skiing/riding at Rainbow during each season that

the membership is valid.


Children under 7 and Seniors over the age of 75 - May have their own membership card and ski for

free on payment of a card fee of $30.00. Alternatively, a free pass can be collected from the ticket

office each day you ski/ride.


Membership - For those who want to be apart of Rainbow, but do not want a Season Pass. Entitled:

Adults - $10 off weekend day passes. $20 off weekday (Monday-Friday) day passes.

Youth, Student and Senior - $5 off weekend day passes. $10 off weekday (Monday-Friday) day passes.


Members must carry and display their membership card at all  times to receive  skiing/riding



 Voting rights at the Rainbow Sports Club Inc. AGM for all Members/Season Pass holders.



Refund Policy and Loss of Pass:

Refund policy: All Passes are non refundable from 1st April 2022 unless they have pass protection in

place. All refunds incur a $35 fee per pass.  Transfer to 2023 season does not incur a fee.

Loss or theft: Should your membership card be lost or stolen; this must be reported immediately to

Rainbow Sports Club. Theft should also be reported to the police. A replacement membership card

will be issued as soon as it can be processed, for a fee of $35.00.


Members reciprocal benefits:

ALL  members are entitled  to CSA discounts at some CSA affiliated fields please  check with each

field first.


 General conditions of membership:  


  1.You must carry  and display your membership card on your person at all  times on the field

      and to be allowed  access to the Mt from the lower carpark.

  2.Your membership is NOT TRANSFERABLE.  Fraudulent use of your membership  or

      membership card will  result in confiscation of the card, cancellation  of your membership

      without refund or compensation, and the prosecution of all parties  involved in the

      fraudulent use.

  3.All  Rainbow Sports Club members must abide by the snow users responsibility  code and

      the instructions of safety personnel. Misconduct will result  in the cancellation  or

      suspension of membership privileges.  Misconduct includes  unsocial behaviour, reckless  or

      dangerous conduct, the supply of incorrect  or misleading  information relating  to

      membership, and non-compliance with terms expressed  or implied  relating  to the club and


  4.Members must comply with reasonable instructions  issued by the staff that operate  the


  5.You may not use your membership for any commercial  use.

  6.Our objective  is to make the use of the resort a pleasant and safe experience  for all  users.

  7.Members assume all  risk of personal  injury and property loss or damage. The member

      understands that skiing and snowboarding and other snow-sport are hazardous sports and

      that many hazards and obstacles, marked and unmarked, natural and man-made, exist

      within the Rainbow Ski Area  boundaries. The member uses the area at his or her own risk.

  8.Processing Fee:   There  may be a 3% credit  card fee.

  9.Any late payments will incur a $25.00 admin fee. 

  10.Final payment is required to use your season pass.

  11.Pass protection is available in conjunction with this product.

  12.By purchasing a product, it is expected you will complete the transaction in full.





Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Rainbow Ski Area may be required to operate to the latest

guidance and potential mandated health measures as imposed by relevant authority or government.