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We have a range of courses available at our various different centres. Whether you are looking to gain more experience or learn to progress a hobby or line of work we have something for you.

Check out our brochures using the buttons below for a full breakdown of the courses and to find out what else is happening in our centres throughout the year!

All the courses and training events must be booked in advance. 

Courses at Astbury Watersports Centre:

Sailing Stages 1 & 2 (Ages 7-16)

All courses run from 9am – 5pm over two days and are £120pp. All kit and instruction is included.

To learn more check out our course brochure on pages 13 & 14: Astbury Brochure!

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Sailing Stage 1:
  • Wednesday 28th & Thursday 29th July 2021.
Sailing Stage 2:
  • Monday 23rd & Tuesday 24th August 2021.

 

Please Note: Candidates must hold Sailing Stage 1 to progress to Stage 2.

 

Sailing Levels 1 & 2 (Ages 16+)

All courses run from 9am – 5pm over two days and are £120pp. All kit and instruction is included.

To learn more check out our course brochure on pages 9 & 10: Astbury Brochure!

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Sailing Level 1:
  • Thursday 3rd & Friday 4th June 2021.
  • Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd August 2021.
Sailing Level 2:
  • Thursday 19th & Friday 20th August 2021.

Please Note: Candidates must have completed Sailing Level 1 to progress to Level 2.

 

Paddle Awards

Whether you are a beginner or king of the high seas, the paddle awards will help you develop your skills and you can work your way towards achieving the new British Canoeing Paddle Awards.

The three stages to complete are Start, Discovery and Explore.

Any paddle craft can be used to complete the course and it accredited and certified by British Canoeing.

All courses run from 10am – 4pm and are suitable for ages 7+. Advanced booking is essential and all equipment and instruction is included for the amazing price of £60pp.

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Dates:

  • Saturday 24th April 2021.
  • Saturday 15th May 2021.
  • Saturday 26th June 2021.
  • Saturday 24th July 2021.
  • Saturday 28th August 2021.
  • Saturday 25th September 2021.

 

Courses at Trafford Watersports Centre:

Powerboat Level 2

This entry level award provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat. The course focuses on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planing speed and collision regulation.

All courses run for 2 days from 9am – 5pm and are £120pp. The course is suitable for ages 16+ and no previous experience is necessary.

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Dates:

  • Tuesday 13th & Wednesday 14th April 2021.
  • Tuesday 1st & Wednesday 2nd June 2021.
  • Tuesday 15th & Wednesday 16th June 2021.
  • Tuesday 27th & Wednesday 28th July 2021.
  • Tuesday 10th & Wednesday 11th August 2021.
  • Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th September 2021.
  • Thursday 28th & Friday 29th October 2021.
  • Thursday 11th & Friday 12th November 2021.
  • Thursday 9th & Friday 10th December 2021.

Note: The course allows you to go inland or on the coast and your certificate will be endorsed accordingly.

 

RYA Safety Boat

Participants must hold RYA Power Boat Level 2 Qualification and should have basic knowledge of sailing boats and windsurfing. This course provides the skills required when acting as an escort raft, safety boat or coach boat for a fleet of dinghies, windsurfers, canoes or for racing and training activities. The course also includes rescue techniques and elements of race management.

The course runs for two days from 9am – 5pm and is £120pp. This course is suitable for 16+.

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Dates:

  • Thursday 10th & Wednesday 11th August 2021.

 

Sailing Stages 1, 2, 3 & 4 (Ages 7-16)

All courses run from 9am – 5pm over two days and are £120pp. All kit and instruction is included.

To learn more check out our course brochure on pages 15 & 16: Trafford Brochure!

Click here to go through to our booking page to book now.

Sailing Stage 1:
  • Thursday 3rd & Friday 4th June 2021.

No previous sailing experience is required.

Sailing Stage 2:
  • Thursday 22nd & Friday 23rd July 2021.

Participants will need to of completed Stage 1.

Sailing Stage 3:
  • Thursday 26th & Friday 27th August 2021.

Participants will need to of completed Stages 1 & 2.

Sailing Stage 4:
  • Tuesday 26th & Wednesday 27th October 2021.

Participants will need to of completed Stages 1, 2 & 3.

 

Sailing Levels 1, 2 & 3 (Ages 16+)

All courses run from 9am – 5pm over two days and are £120pp. All kit and instruction is included.

To learn more check out our course brochure on pages 15 & 16: Trafford Brochure!

Click here to go through to our booking page to book now.

Sailing Level 1:
  • Thursday 29th & Friday 30th July 2021.

No previous sailing experience is necessary.

Sailing Level 2:
  • Thursday 5th & Friday 6th August 2021.

Participants must of completed Level 1.

Sailing Level 3:
  • Thursday 12th & Friday 13th August 2021.

Participants must of completed Levels 1 & 2.

 

Paddle Awards

 

 

Whether you are a beginner or king of the high seas, the paddle awards will help you develop your skills and you can work your way towards achieving the new British Canoeing Paddle Awards.

The three stages to complete are Start, Discovery and Explore.

Any paddle craft can be used to complete the course and it accredited and certified by British Canoeing.

All courses run from 10am – 4pm and are suitable for ages 7+. Advanced booking is essential and all equipment and instruction is included for the amazing price of £60pp.

Click here to go through to our booking page to book now.

Dates:

  • Saturday 24th April 2021.
  • Saturday 29th May 2021.
  • Saturday 26th June 2021.
  • Saturday 31st July 2021.
  • Saturday 14th August 2021.
  • Saturday 28th August 2021.
  • Saturday 18th September 2021.

 

Courses at Underbank Activity Centre:

Bridge Abseil Day

 

 

Whether you are a beginner or just want a new challenge then our bridge abseil day is for you!

The challenge involved an 80 foot abseil over the arch at Millers Dale Bridgeof which 70 feet is free hanging above the river Wye.

No previous experience is required to take part and the meeting point is Millers Dale Train Station Car Park. There are two abseils per day with one starting at 10am and the second meeting at 1pm. The experience is £35pp and suitable for ages 7+.

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Dates:

  • Sunday 27th June 2021.
  • Sunday 7th November 2021.
FAA Outdoor First Aid Level 3

 

 

Ever wanted to ensure you are safe no matter where you are?

A fan of the great outdoors and want to ensure you are completely prepared for anything you may come across?

Our First Aid Award Outdoor First Aid Level 3 is for you!

During this course you will learn how to provide and deal with: adult basic life support, limb injuries, head neck or torso injuries and medical conditions or sudden illness. You will focus on treatment in the outdoors including incidents involving activity or environmental factors.

All successful participants will be issued a certificate valid for 3 years.

This course is for participants 16+ and runs for 2 days from 9am – 6pm.

Location: Underbank Activity Centre, S36 4GH.

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Dates:

  • Monday 4th & Tuesday 5th October 2021.

Courses at Audley Climbing Centre:

Introduction to Outdoor Climbing

 

This experience has been designed for participants who are keen to climb or for climbers who have been climbing indoors but would like to try something a little different. This session will take place on natural rock, developing the climber’s confidence.

The course runs from 10am – 4pm at a price of £40pp and the course is suitable for ages 7+.

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Dates:

  • Saturday 24th April 2021 – Windgather.
  • Saturday 15th May 2021 – Roaches Gate.
  • Sunday 13th June 2021 – Windgather.
  • Sunday11th July 2021 – Roaches Gate.
  • Saturday 17th July 2021 – Windgather.
  • Saturday 14th August 2021 – Windgather.
  • Saturday 21st August – Roaches Gate.
  • Sunday 12th September – Roaches Gate.
Children's 6 Week Climbing Courses

Our six week climbing courses includes full instruction and your children can work their way through our in house qualifications and then move onto NICAS. We have multiple times available and courses that run daily throughout the week so there is sure to be a time to fit in with your busy schedules!

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Course Times:

  • Monday – Thursday: 5pm – 6pm
  • Friday: 6pm – 7pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 9.30am – 10.30am, 11am – 12pm or 12.30pm – 1.30pm.

 

Dates:

  • 19th April – 30th May 2021.
  • 7th June – 25th July 2021.
  • 30th August – 10th October 2021.
  • 1st November – 12th December 2021.
NICAS

 

What better way to spend your free time than work towards a NICAS qualification?

You can get your NICAS levels 1, 2 & 3 with us here at Audley Climbing Centre.

Our weekly Thursday sessions consist of 90 minute sessions and you can be sure we are operating under covid-19 guidelines to keep not only you but our staff safe as well.

Children:

Level 1 – Can be completed via our 6 week climbing courses. Book now! 

Level 2 & 3 – Can be completed via these sessions.

Adults:

Level 1 – Can be completed via a 2 hour induction. Book now!

For experienced climbers there may be an exemption from Level 1 – please enquire.

Level 2 & 3 – Can be completed via these sessions.

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