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Book now for our Bell Boat Helm Award on Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd June 2018.

This course is aimed at coaches, youth leaders and others who wish to introduce and develop paddlers on Bell Boats for recreation and sport. Bell Boat Helms may operate on sheltered water including to include slow moving rivers and quiet canals, small lakes or small areas of larger lakes. The Bell Boat is a twin-hulled open canoe seating up to 12 paddlers, including the helm. It is a standard class boat. Bell Boating is a rewarding and enjoyable paddlesport activity that can be used in outdoor education, expeditions and competition.

£95.00 per person. Cost excludes any British Canoeing registration and certification fees.
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Book now for our 1* Kayak Course on Sunday 10th June for just £50pp.
This is the base level of the Star Awards system and can be taken in either a canoe or a kayak. It is ideal for beginner paddlers that are looking for an introduction to paddle powered water sports.
When you have attained this award you will be able to:
-get in and out confidently
-paddle forward, backward, stop, turn and move the boat sideways in a safe and effective manner
-gain knowledge of access, egress and navigable waterways
better understanding of canoeing and kayaking in general.
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Welcome to Ackers Adventure


We are an outdoor activity centre located in Birmingham! Join in with the fun and excitement by choosing any of our activities.

All of our activities take part in over 75 acres of diverse landscape and habitats ranging from open grassland, woodland and marsh cut through by the River Cole, the Grand Union Canal, and Mainline Railways. This creates a fascinating area to have a great outdoor adventure. We are described as a hidden urban oasis, a green gem that overlooks Birmingham city centre.

Our activities include:

  • a 100 metre long ski slope, with nursery slopes and a 25 metre toboggan slope

  • 3 climbing walls including a 20 metre high tower which also homes our zip wire and fan descender

  • a fully equipped, self-catering residential centre

  • a canal basin perfect for canoeing, kayaking and bellboating

  • also 2 archery ranges, team building field, bushcraft survival zone, jungle challenge obstacle course, adventure trek and much more!

We are located just 2 miles from the city centre and are easily accessible by car and public transport! Click here for more details on how to find us.

Ackers Adventure is a charity that exists to promote and engage people of all ages, abilities and disabilities in the regular pursuit of outdoor adventure activities.

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