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Volunteer Days on the Ochre Dike!

02 May 2016

Dare you take on The Wall?

19 May 2016


This Bank Holiday Monday (30th May) the Centre will be transformed into an outdoor activities location when a giant 8 metre Climbing Wall arrives on site.

There are 15 set routes and it’s something for both novice and experienced climbers alike. 

Suitable for most ages, it makes it the perfect ‘queue and do’ activity. The wall can have 5 climbers on it at any one time all attempting feats of endurance at levels they choose.  The wall can handle a lot of ups and down throughout the day (10am until 4 pm) with experienced, qualified instructors on hand at all times to help, advise and guide.

All safety equipment is provided so that everyone is fully prepared for the journey and adventure ahead of them and as the area is fenced off – it makes the perfect spectacle for mums and dads to watch their children head upwards and enable them to take photos at a safe distance.

A quick note on knowing the ropes…

The auto belay on this wall works independently – in simple terms, it means that when the person climbs up, the attached wire goes up automatically with them and when they reach their maximum height they just let go and the auto system lowers them down slowly.

Roll up, roll up...

If climbing isn't your thing, the day’s activities also include a visit from CircusWhiz – so you don’t have to run away from home, just make it to Crystal Peaks as we’ve brought the circus to you!

Rain or shine, grandparent or teen, there’s 6 hours of non-stop fun for all the family whatever the weather may throw at us this coming Bank Holiday Monday, 30th May.

From 10 am a host of continuous and interactive circus workshops will have you in the mood for creativity, playfulness and much, much more.

One of the best touring skills workshops in the country will set up their 8 m inflatable circus ring with two entertainers and enough equipment for over 50 participants in a dozen dexterities. You can learn how to juggle balls and clubs, the diablo and devil sticks, master the Olympic ribbon along with cups and balls. Walk on fun stilts, pedal-go’s, plate spin or learn to lasso a rope, even hula hoop!  Everyone is welcome to play with CircusWhiz!

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