Ackers Adventure in Birmingham has lots of fun, outdoorsy activities for parents and kids.
Where can you ski in the middle of the UK summer? Toboggan in springtime, and practise archery in autumn? At Ackers Adventure, of course! Located just two miles from the Birmingham City Centre, Ackers Adventure is an outdoor activity centre that is perfect for getting out and about with the kids, corporate events, groups and even team building events. For children, it's a fantastic spot to pick up a new sport and most run all year round. Here's what's on for families and children at Ackers.
Skiing is available for children aged 4 and over.
Floodlit, synthetic matting for use all year round.
Come and try the special 30-metre ‘nursery slope’ for beginners!
Penguin Lessons – run on weekends for children aged 4 to 7 years. Children can work through four levels of achievement.
Starter Lessons that run on Tuesday to Thursday evenings and on weekends and are for children aged 8 and over. *Children can work through four levels of achievement.
Go Skiing Lessons – run Thursday evenings for children aged 8 and over, as well as adults, which caters for all levels of experience.
Children will simply LOVE whizzing down the toboggan slope over and over!
Suitable for children aged between 3 and 12 years.
Exclusive, purpose built 25-metre toboggan slope.
Suitable for children aged 12 and over.
The slope can be used all year round, making it a fantastic activity at any time of the year.
Lessons are available with five levels of achievement to work towards.
Archery is a fantastic sport that people of all ages can enjoy!
’Have A Go’ Taster sessions available.
All safety equipment is provided, along with experienced instructors.
Paddling (only available in the summer months)
Suitable for children aged 8 and over.
Runs on Wednesday evenings during summer.
Children’s Birthday Parties
A unique experience for your child’s next birthday party.
Pick your activity – includes climbing, skiing, archery, jungle challenge, kayaking, bushcraft and canoeing!
Pick your options, which include activity only, party area and food options – there’s an option for every budget.
Along with the above activities, Ackers is also a great venue for group outings, including charities, along with team building and corporate days. For more adventure and to book, see the website.
The Birmingham Crochet Club meets fortnightly to learn crochet, meet other Birmingham mums, and have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along!
This adaptation of Carlo Callodis classic tale follows an inquisitive young puppet, carved from wood by the lonely toymaker Geppetto, on a mischievous journey to discover what it takes to become a real boy.