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Colwick Park Adventure Centre

Colwick Park Adventure Centre

CPAC 1Colwick Park Adventure Centre is an eco-friendly Adventure Centre supporting access to activities in Colwick Country Park. Built in 2005 to provide adventure programmes and environmental education for the citizens of Nottingham, it is the base for a range of fun and educational sessions. The Adventure Centre building is designed to be environmentally sustainable. Electricity is generated by solar panels and a small wind turbine. Heating is provided by a pure, plant-oil burning boiler system, making the site carbon neutral. These factors, combined with our fantastic location, create an ideal Centre for outdoor learning and adventure sessions and activities for all ages. The Centre is fully equipped with changing rooms, showers, toilets, a small kitchen area and a meeting / function room.

2 Hour Sessions

Bring your group for an educational adventurous activity session. Sessions can be booked in 2 hour blocks (2 activities) for under £12 per head . Activities include:

  • Kayaking
  • Windsurfing
  • Sailing
  • Canoeing
  • Raft Building
  • High Ropes Climbing
  • Power Boating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Camp Crafts & Shelter Building
  • Pond Dipping & Bug Hunts
  • Bird Spotting
  • Nature Walks
  • Environmental Art
  • Archery (Also available at schools, community centres and scout halls)
  • Orienteering
  • Residential Programmes and Activity Provision

‘A Class Of Their Own’ Activity Day

Our progressive adventurous activity day.

This day is for a class-sized group of around 35. ‘A Class Of Their Own’ is designed to offer progression and achievement. It is a great way to build confidence, foster teamwork and increase cohesion within your class/group. Smaller groups can be accommodated, please enquire.

Programme of Day: Participants will arrive at 10:00. There will be a briefing regarding the content of the day, the Adventure Centre and safety considerations.

Participants will then rotate though the following activities in groups:

  • Archery
  • Raft Building
  • Climbing and Progressive High Ropes (inc. the ‘Leap of Faith’- for those who want to)

All under the expert, qualified supervision of our staff, using our 42ft High Ropes Course, new Archery Range and Raft Building equipment.

There will be a lunch break during the day, so please bring packed lunches. These can be enjoyed on a grassed area overlooking West Lake, or if the weather necessitates, in the Adventure Centre. At the end of the day, there will be time to review and participants will depart at 14:30.
Priced as little as £21 per head

Wet & Wild

Spend a whole day at Colwick Park Adventure Centre and try our 3 most popular activities- the 42ft High Ropes Course, Canoe Rafting in our Canadian canoes and Orienteering or Camp Craft. Please bring a packed lunch. This day includes a safety brief at the start of the day and debrief/review at the end of the day.Sessions run between 10am-2:30pm and start at £19 per head. There is a maximum of 60 participants for this event.

New for 2016: Extend your day.
This gives the opportunity to make either of our full day courses longer, to either spend more time on each activity or add an extra activity.
The running times would be 09:00-15:00 (1.5 hrs extra) at an additional cost of £3 per head.

Progressive Adventure Programmes

We will work with you to design a bespoke series of sessions offering progressive opportunities in the outdoors tailored specifically to your needs. This could be a daily, weekly, monthly, half or termly booking. Please enquire for details.

Accreditation and Risk Management

  • The Centre has obtained the LOTC (Learning Outside the Classroom) Quality Badge and is inspected by the Adventure Activities Licensing Service on behalf of the Adventure
  • Activities Licensing Authority.
  • Sessions include expert tuition from qualified and experienced Adventure Team staff
  • Insurance is provided through Nottingham City Council
  • Risk Assessments for all activities are in place.

Contact The Adventure Team @ SOLAR

Phone:0115 947 6202 EXT 238
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