All-Aboard! Watersports Centre Bristol

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All-Aboard! Watersports Baltic Wharf Underfall Yard Cumberland Road, Bristol, BS1 6XG

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PreSchool, 5 to 7 years, 8 to 10 years, 11 to 13 years, 14 to 16 years, College, University

We are an all-inclusive accessible centre, which facilitates people from all backgrounds, ages, and abilities to enjoy and experience the benefits on getting on the water.

Listed under: History | PE (Physical Education/Sport) | Day Trip Destinations | Outdoor Education | Outdoor Pursuits | Safety Awareness | Team Building | Water Sports

What we offer

We offer rowing, sailing, canoeing, raft building, powerboating and soon to be paddleboarding! No matter what your circumstance may be we aim to remove any barriers which may traditionally prevent you from accessing watersports (i.e. Financial, social, physical barriers, or barriers due to ethic minority group, social-economic status, social or disengaged background, mental health or medical conditions.)

If you have students with SEN needs we have specialist equipment and trained volunteers

What makes us a great choice?

We will tailor the session to your needs we can offer multisport sessions or singe sport sessions. If you wish can get the children started on the RYA Youth Stages for sailing.

If you have a student with SEN we can organize for them to be included in the session but simply using the adapted boats and organizing trained volunteering to give 1-1 support.

We offer powerboat trips up the river where you can learn the history of the harbor.

Group Sizes Catered For

Up to 30 students at any one time

Photography, Filming & Audio Restrictions

Yes, only restrictions are taking photos of other center users without their permission.

Risk Assessment Details

We have a risk assessment we can send you. You can meet with us to see the center and the boats used if you wish.

Pricing Information

We offer £90 for a 2.5 hour session (including getting ready) per instructor. The student : instructor ratio is:
Sailing - 6:1
Rowing - 6:1
Canoeing/Kayaking - 8:1
Powerboating - 12:1 (Aiming High - large boat) or 6:1 (Pioneer - smaller boat)
N.B. the numbers for powerboating may reduce if wheelchair users are attending.

We cannot offer discounts to everyone, though we may consider certain cases.

Clothing Requirements

Shoes that can get wet, clothes which are light and fast to dry.

We have buoyancy aids, wetsuits, and spray tops and trousers students can borrow.

It is best if they bring a change of clothes incase they get wet.

First Aid Information

All staff,instructors and volunteers are first aid trained.

Available Facilities

Room to eat packed lunch.
Kitchen to make drinks.
Local shop nearby.
Advised not to allow children to bring money.

Accessibility & Disabled Facilities

Lift, hoist, ramps, disabled toilet, disable shower with shower chair and shower bed. We have accessible information sheets, low-tech communication aids and visual timetables.

Opening Hours & Information

We can tailor around your needs - we are only restricted by the sunlight.

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