Region: South East

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Day Trip Destinations

Address: Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 7JQ

Contact: 01344 862 525

Website: http://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/coralreef%20.htm

Description

Be Excited … in a tropical World of water fun!

From Pirate Ships to Snake River Flume Rides, enter the tropical World of Coral Reef, Bracknell’s Waterworld for the ultimate fun day out. 

Older kids can laze in Blue Lagoon Jacuzzi before climbing aboard the Pirate Ship as the water cannons fire across the unsuspecting swimmers.  But be aware, the volcano erupts; the Serpents unleash their water venom as you enter the Wild Water Rapids around the island.  Watch out, the geysers and a merging river torrent from the Jacuzzi that will challenge your path. 

Your escape is the three giant water slides!  Anyone can ride the slow Python, whereas the Anaconda will challenge the single rider.  Ultimately the spine-chilling Boa Constrictor will test your nerve to the very limit. 

Conveniently situated between the M4, (J10) and the M3 (J3) just follow the Pirate Ship signs to Coral Reef round-about, opposite The Look Out Discovery Centre. 

 

TEL: (01344) 862 525

 

E-mail:  coral.reef@bracknell-forest.gov.uk

 

Address:  Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 7JQ

 

Why is this venue great for School Trips and Educational Visits?

With over 20 years experience entertaining large school groups with a very high rate of return visit, Coral Reef has all the facilities to meet your group’s needs and exceed their expectation.

 

What does a typical school trip or educational visit include?

• A guaranteed two hours of water fun (extended by prior agreement)

• Guaranteed water features operation

• Giant water slides during peak periods and by prior arrangement

• Poolside Café and vending facilities

• A competitively priced Air Conditioned restaurant

• A safe and secure environment supervised by trained & CRB checked staff

• PLI insurance and comprehensive safety information

• An opportunity to extend your great day out by visiting The Look Out Discovery Centre opposite.                                                          

• An outdoor Lazy River pool (subject to weather) .

 

What size groups do they cater for?

Coral Reef has a 600 capacity so can cater for large groups.  Pre-booking is recommended to guarantee your visit.  Groups of up to 200 should book in advance.

 

What can they provide you with to support your school trip or educational visit?

With permission from the Duty Manager, teachers are welcome to supervise their group on poolside.

 

Can you take photos, video or audio? Are there any copyright restrictions?

Your group is welcome to take authorized pictures in designated areas on the poolside.  Please register your details at Reception before entering the facility for a full briefing.

 

How do you arrange a risk assessment?

E-mail, or telephone to check availability and to book your visit.  We accept payment by cheque and most credit or debit cards.  Invoicing is available by prior arrangement.

A copy of our Public Liability Insurance, our risk assessment and Safety Guide for Schools and Visiting Groups is available to be emailed or faxed on request. 

Email coral.reef@braclnell-forest.gov.uk or fax: (01344) 869 146, or telephone (01344) 862525.

 

What are the contact details for their education officer?

Duty Manager Ian Wayman at the above.

 

What does it cost?

A visiting group of 200 or more should contact the Coral Reef for a quote.

The end of term (summer 2012) school group visits may qualify for a specially discounted rate of £3 per child with one adult free of charge for every ten paying children into Coral Pools.

The current Peak 2012 single admission price is £7.80 per adult and £5.40 (Per U16).

 

Is specific clothing required?

For safety and hygiene only recognized swim wear will be allowed in Coral Pools.  Infants must wear leak proof pants.  Exemption is available on religious, medical or supervision grounds and must be obtained from the Duty manager.  Loose fitting clothing will not be allowed in Coral Pools or on the giant water slides.

 

Do you have first aid on site?

A First Aid room is located in the Changing Area. 

It is stocked in accordance with guidance set out in the Health & Safety (first-aid) Regulations 1981.  Precautionary additional equipment includes an adult and child defibrillator, oxygen therapy and dedicated paediatric first aid equipment.  

To give your party the proper support, you MUST inform the facility management of any significant medical condition before admission.  Please read our Schools & Groups Safety Guide.

 

What facilities do they have for school trips and educational visits?

Next to the Spectator Terrace, a Beach bar is open daily from 11am on poolside.  In Reception snack vending is provided.  A competitively priced air conditioned restaurant is available on the first floor.  Only food purchased on the premises may be consumed on the premises.  However we provide picnic benches on our patio to eat your packed lunch.

 

Are there disabled facilities?

Coral Reef has good access and egress to all facilities for any customer with a disability.  A dedicated room with low benches contains transfer lifting equipment and we have a mobile Pool hoist with a 17st weight lift capacity.

 

What are your opening days and hours?

During school term time Coral Reef is open to the public from 10.30am to late evenings every weekday, and open weekends from 9.00am to 5.45pm.  During school holidays Coral Reef opens earlier at 09.30am on weekdays.  Please check our website or Facebook. 

 

Is there anything else that you feel is important and want to include in your information?

For children up to 8 years old Arm Bands are available (free to loan) on poolside.

Children under 8 years MUST be accompanied by an adult (18+) at a maximum ratio of 2 children to 1 adult.

700 cloths lockers are available and £1 coin (return) operated.  Please do not bring valuables as items are left at the owners’ risk.

 

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Age of Children / Pupils: Pre-school 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Type of Visit: Indoor Activity & Soft Play Centres Leisure Centres Picnic Areas Sports Tourism Organisations Water Sports

Curriculum Topics Covered: Leisure & Tourism PE

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December


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