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2020 Club Membership

Rainbow Club Membership includes

Skiing and riding benefits include reciprocal benefits at other ski areas and club fields including Treble Cone and Cardrona. Members get access to Rainbow Ski Area's pre-opening day, and full Rainbow Sports Club membership. We also offer the option of Platinum Life Memberships for dedicated Rainbow skiers and riders. Silver members get to ski EVERY WEEKDAY of the season.  

Rainbow 2020 Season Passes

Purchase Membership

Which type of membership suits me? 

Rainbow Gold Membership

Gold and Silver members:

Rainbow Gold Individual Membership - this gives you the freedom to ski or ride as few or many days as you want during the season, because you can ski or ride for free on any day that Rainbow is open. Best for you if you think you will ski or ride more than six days in a season, or if you intend to visit other commercial ski areas or club ski fields where you can get a reciprocal discount (currently Cardrona, Treble Cone, Mt Lyford and most Canterbury club ski fields).

Rainbow Gold Family Membership - is the best option for families of 2 adults and 2 or more youths. ALL Family Gold members can ski or ride any day of the week for the whole season. The Rainbow Gold Family Membership includes membership for two adults and two youths in the same family, additional youth family members can also be added on. Gold Family members have the same membership benefits as Gold Individual members, including reciprocal discounts.

All Rainbow Gold Members don't need to queue for a pass each day, and are full members of Rainbow Sports Club Inc. (see below for more details) 

Rainbow 2020 Season Passes

 Rainbow Silver Membership

Rainbow Silver Membership - for those who prefer to come up during the week the Rainbow Silver Membership is your best bet. Ski or ride for free on any weekday that Rainbow is open during the season. Rainbow Silver Members also do not need to queue for a pass each day, and are full members of Rainbow Sports Club Inc. (see below for more details). Silver members get a buddy pass (mid-week). Bring a friend up to ride for free!

If you are applying for the first time - To purchase your Silver Membership you can apply online just fill in and sending the Membership Application form.

Rainbow 2020 Season Passes
 Rainbow Platinum Life Membership

Rainbow Platinum Life Membership - for the Rainbow diehards and dedicated supporters we now have the option of a very limited number of lifetime memberships. Platinum Life Members are full members of Rainbow Sports Club Inc. (see below for more details) and can ski or ride for free any day that Rainbow is open, for the rest of their life. All funds from Platinum Life Memberships are targeted for capital development projects so not only do you get to ride at Rainbow for the rest of your life you also have the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping improve the facilities for the future. What a great gift for your children or grandchildren! Platinum Life Memberships can be purchased using credit card, direct credit or cheque. Platinum Life Members are entitled to reciprocal discounts at other commercial ski areas (currently Cardrona, Treble cone, Mt Lyford and most Canterbury club ski fields). Rainbow Platinum Life Members also do not need to queue for a pass each day, and are full members of Rainbow Sports Club Inc. (see below for more details).

Rainbow 2020 Season Passes

Member Benefits

In addition to skiing and riding benefits, all levels of membership are full members of Rainbow Sports Club Inc. and receive the following members benefits:  

  • Torpedo 7 Present your Rainbow membership Card and get 20% off all Snow gear at Torpedo7 Nelson. Discount only on snow gear in store, excludes custom orders and workshop services. Discount off the full price. Expires last day of the Rainbow season. 
  • Lone Star - All Rainbow Platinum, Gold, Silver and staff members 15% off at Lone Star Nelson, discount can be given by showing Rainbow Membership Card
  • Access to Rainbow Ski Field's pre-opening day; you can hit the Rainbow slopes the day before the public does!
  • Voting rights at the Rainbow Sports Club Inc. AGM.
  • Gold Members: Reciprocal discounts with commercial & Club fields including Treble Cone & Cardrona (Adult - $25, Student - $15 & Child 6-17 - $10) and Mt Lyford (Adult - $20, Student - $15, High school 13-17 - $10 & Primary School 6-12 - $5).
  • Exclusive access to the Robert Lodge facilities at Rainbow Ski Area during weekends.
  • Membership-only specials including discount equipment offers.
  • Coaching clinics & development.
  • Access to the summer volunteer programme which will compensate each day’s contribution with a free day pass voucher (or more if you have trade/professional skills).

The Important Stuff - Membership Terms and Conditions

Rainbow Terms & Conditions