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Ackers Adventure

Adventure Park / Playground

Ackers Adventure

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Contact Details:

Golden Hillock Road
Sparkbrook
Birmingham
West Midlands
B11 2PY

Tel: 0121 772 5111

Fax: 0121 766 7870

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Description

Administration office: Ackers Base Camp (ABC), Golden Hillock Road, Sparkbrook, B11 2PY, Telephone 0121 772 3739

The site, set in 70 acres of semi-rural land has a varied and wide range of activities on offer including 100 m dry ski slope, 20 m nursery ski slope, 20 m snowboard lesson slope, 2 climbing walls, an adventurous events 20 m high tower (you can climb and abseil here, jump down using fan descender or zip down on our 150 m long zip wire) and 2 archery courses (including illuminated archery course for evening archery).

Ackers Adventure also benefits from the Grand Union Canal, which runs straight though the site making it an ideal location for water based activities such as canoe, kayak and bellboats. We also offer bridgering and abseil from the bridge over the canal. Ackers Adventure is an ideal place to start a new activity, improve on your existing skills, bring your school, youth group, or disability and even the family. We welcome not only locals from Birmingham but everyone across the UK – you can make your trip to us a residential stay. Our residential building offers 26 beds at very competitive and reasonable price. The centre is a registered charity (Co Reg 5239365, Charity Reg 1107240) so many of our activities are subsidised to young people. Please browse the web site to see what Ackers Adventure could offer you. Come and try ski, snowboard, toboggan, canoe, kayak, bellboating climbing, abseiling, bridgering, archery, zip wire or our fan descender today!

The Ackers has 25 years of experience and we have an excellent team of staff and an outstanding health and safety record in. Many of Birmingham companies have come here to have their staff day out, team building days or staff development days. The outdoor centre also provides tailor made programmes for schools and youth groups. There are sessions such as induction, citizenship, team building & development, communication, problem solving, gifted and talented programmes, learning support, shelter building, self esteem & confidence building. Whether it is a ski or snowboard lesson, or to learn how to climb, abseil, canoe or try archery, Ackers Adventure in Birmingham could help you!

There is generally no need to book recreational ski, snowboard or toboggan, all lessons and other outdoor activities (climbing, abseiling, canoeing, kayaking, bellboating, bridgering, archery, zip wire, fun descender, team building, team challenges and any other outdoor) – individual and group activities needs to be booked in advance. For more information please feel free to call us on 0121 772 5111.

Ackers Adventure, an independent charitable limited company that was established in 2005 to continue to expand on the aims and objectives of The Ackers Trust. The Trust was set up in 1981 and still continues to protect the site synonymously with Ackers Adventure. The objective of Ackers Adventure is for the general benefit of initially the local community and then the inhabitants of other areas nationally in charitable ways.

Ackers Adventure helps to achieve this providing all people with the opportunity to do dynamic and adventures activities that are fully instructed.

What Ackers Adventure has to offer from absolute beginner to racing and coaching standard:

Learn to ski in BirminghamLearn to snowboard in BirminghamTobogganing for children all year roundLearn to Canoe and Kayak in BirminghamLearn to Climb and Abseil in BirminghamBridgeringArchery on site in BirminghamTeam Building in BirminghamStaff Development in BirminghamJungle Challenge an outdoor jungle obstacle course set in a Birmingham WoodFun Parties for childrenOrienteering suitable for schools, Cubs, Suits, Brownies, Guides, and other youth groupsResidential Centre based in Birmingham that is ideal for schools and youth groups

Opening Times:
Monday – 10.00am – 5.30pm

Tuesday – Friday – 10.00am – 9.00pm (10pm in winter months)

Saturday – 10.00am – 5.00pm (6pm in winter months)

Sunday – 10.00am – 3.30pm (TBC in winter months)

Opening Times

Open All Year
2014 (01/01/2014 - 31/12/2014)

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