Fit and Fed Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre

We are delighted to be working in partnership with Plymouth City Council offering “Fit and Fed” activity and healthy eating programmes for school aged children again this year.

During the second week of the Easter break the Centre will be offering a morning Secondary school aged programme for 11 – 15 year olds from 0900 – 1300, and an afternoon Juniors school aged programme for 8 – 11 year olds from 1230 – 1630. Preference is for participants to book on all four half day sessions but individual sessions can also be booked via the booking button below. Both programmes include a free hot lunch and drink.

Please note this programme is FREE for children who are eligible under the following categories:

  • Children on benefit-related Free School Meals (FSM)
  • Looked after children
  • Young Carers
  • Children on Educational Health Care Plans (EHCP)
  • Children on child protection plans
  • Asylum seekers and refugees

for Free School Meals (FSM), unfortunately we cannot accept bookings from school aged children who are not in receipt of FSM. To enable participation in the programme it is a requirement that parents detail their child’s age, school and self-declare their free school meal status when making any bookings directly with us. Furthermore, participants must be able to take on/off a wetsuit unassisted and be water-confident.

Junior programme for ages 8 – 11 years: Afternoons 1230 – 1630

Activity programme will include:

Archery and Orienteering

Try your hand at 2 different activities with our Archery & Orienteering half day adventure

  • Soft Archery - Have a "shot" at Soft Archery and find out if you are a modern day Robin Hood!
  • Orienteering - Learn to navigate at speed, then race to the right places to find the answers to your clues.

Bellboat

A half day of fun on the water in an amazing Bellboat.

With a British Canoeing qualified helm on board you'll work together on a voyage of exploration all the while completing games and challenges in one of these giant twin-hulled open canoes. Must be able to put on and remove a wetsuit unaided

Climb and seashore explore

A chance to try out your skills on our Boathouse Climbing Wall and  to explore the rocky shore of Batten Bay learning about the creatures that make it their home.

Giant Stand up Paddleboarding

Fun and games with friends on an 8-person giant inflatable paddleboard.

Secondary programme for ages 11 – 15 years: Mornings from 09:00 - 13:00 

Activity programme will include:

Climbing and Abseiling

An introduction to rock climbing and abseiling on real rock - get to the top and enjoy the fantastic views of Plymouth.

Kayak

A half day course to kayaking skills.  We will look at fundamental kayaking skills and of course have time for plenty of wet games! Participants must be able to take on/off a wetsuit unassisted.

Stand up paddleboard

A half day introduction to the world’s fastest growing watersport – Stand up Paddleboarding! You'll learn some basic SUP skills and have a chance to take part in plenty of wet board games and challenges.... We can guarantee you will get wet and have a SUP-er time! Participants must be able to take on/off a wetsuit unassisted.

Inflatable Rafts

Take to the water with our inflatable rafts and see what challenges our instructors have in store for you.

This program is subject to change due to weather and other unforeseen circumstances; we will make every effort to ensure all activities are completed as booked.

 

 

 

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