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Paddle board lessons

Anderton Centre Paddle Board and Kayak pay and play

Our first Pay and Play events featuring paddle board and kayak sessions since the lockdown was eased took place last weekend and proved a tremendous success. Everyone who attended the sessions thoroughly enjoyed the activities they undertook and equally enjoyed the beauty and freedom of our site. You can see a short video taken at […]

Posted on 12th June 2020

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Stand up Paddle board

Pay & Play at the Anderton Centre

As lockdown eases, have some fun outdoors at the Anderton Centre. From the 6th June, we will be offering 1-1 activity lessons plus families or small group sessions of up 6. Our Pay and Play boat hire sessions will be available every day throughout June and are fantastic value at just £10 per person per […]

Posted on 29th May 2020

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children's water and land based activities

Revitalise Children with Water and Land Based Activities

As schools start to slowly ease out of lockdown, consideration should be made to their physical health and wellbeing in addition to their formal education. Our facilities are ideal to help children burn off their energy whilst having fun in a safe setting before returning to a classroom environment. A wide range of water and […]

Posted on 18th May 2020

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DofE expeditions

DofE Expeditions at the Anderton Centre

The Anderton Centre is an Approved Activity Provider (AAP) for DofE expeditions offering Bronze, Silver and Gold expeditions in the West Pennine Moors, the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. Operating from the West Pennine Moors, we ensure your DofE runs smoothly and safely, whilst upskilling your teaching and learning team with mentoring and guidance […]

Posted on 12th May 2020

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Outdoor activities in Lancashire

Outdoor Activities In Lancashire

Looking for outdoor activities in Lancashire post lockdown? Enjoy the calmness of our stunning reservoir and all the greenery surrounding our Centre. We provide a range of indoor and outdoor activities to suit the needs of all, ranging from archery to sailing. Our expect instructors teach both adults and children alike. Learn the key basic […]

Posted on 5th May 2020

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Reinvigorate Your Team’s Resilience And Team Spirit

Over the extensive lockdown period the dynamics of the workforce will have changed considerably with some staff furloughed, others working from home and some laid off. To become as effective as possible in your working environment, it is important to rebuild your team’s confidence and clarify roles and responsibilities. Using a variety of different initiatives […]

Posted on 28th April 2020

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Children outdoor activity

Outdoor Activity As Important As Formal Education

We understand how important it is for children to return to their formal education, however, their physical health and wellbeing is of equal importance especially during these unprecedented times. It is important that we offset the negativity of recent events surrounding Covid-19. Children have been restricted from their normal social movements and displaced from their […]

Posted on 21st April 2020

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Staff wellbeing

Anderton Centre Develop Wellbeing Programme For Visitors And Staff

A fundamental role of our centre is to support the emotional and physical wellbeing of all those who attend. This can take many forms such as encouraging children to become team players, to lead activities and in many cases step out of their comfort zone through a range of indoor and outdoor activities. It can […]

Posted on 6th April 2020

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University of Bolton

LOAI Becomes Part Of The Bolton University Group

Lancashire Outdoor Activities Initiative (LOAI) and the Anderton Centre has always had strong links to Bolton through its relationship with the Bolton Sports Alliance (BSA). The BSA consists of Bolton Wanderers Community Trust, Bolton Lads and Girls Club, Bolton School and LOAI and aims to provide high quality sport and physical education opportunities for the […]

Posted on 10th March 2020

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