We operate based on a ratio of 1 Instructor with up to 10 users, which can go up to 12 on some activities. We can accommodate total group sizes of up to 150; please call us for availability. We can also take groups of less than 10, and work to ratios as low as 1:1 for participants requiring a higher level of support.
Or 15 Acre site provides a great location for environmental studies, with - hedgerows, - meadows, - marshland, - a pond and - over 1km of river bank There is loads of space for fieldwork and plenty to discover. We have - indoor classrooms and a - sheltered outdoor classroom area for groups to use, - hot and cold drinks machines, - changing rooms and showers (after all, who doesn't enjoy getting a little muddy!) With Picnic benches also dotted around the site, there’s plenty of space for eating packed lunches.
All members of our staff hold First Aid Certificates.
Yes we have recently had a 'Changing Places' Toilet and Wetroom built. We are able to take disabled participants on most of our activities, including abseiling specifically designed for wheelchair users - please call us to discuss your specific needs. For our low mobility participants, we have a hoist to easily get into and out of boats, as well as aids to assist paddling, a system to get to the top of our tower for zipline and abseil activities, we can run archery, rifles and fencing as seated options too.
Our staff have a wealth of experience at instructing, coaching and assisting participants with learning disabilities, whether in mainstream education or within specialist provision to ensure that everyone gets as much out of visiting our Centre as possible.
The Leicester Outdoor Pursuit Centre is a Fifteen acres site full of adventurous activities stretching along the bank of the River Soar. This Unique setting allow us to offer something for everyone, with a wide range of water & land activities.
We accept bookings from both groups and individuals, and our activities are adaptable to suit a wide range of ages and abilities.
The Centre is situated on the River Soar to the North of Leicester City Center within walking distance from the National Space Centre, & easily accessible from all major road routes.
There’s plenty of ways for your school to enjoy our outstanding facilities:
• Bring the whole class to experience outdoor activities for PE lessons or days out
• Camp with us for an exciting, challenging residential
• Use outdoor activities as a vehicle for improvement in other subject areas- we can design a bespoke programme for you.
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