Bolton Lads & Girls Club is the biggest youth centre in the United Kingdom, as well as offering a huge range of services for everyone from the ages of 8 – 21, we have a great range of outdoor adventures to help young people live an active and exciting life.
Our instructors are professional and fully qualified to lead a range of experiences including, orienteering, mountain biking, archery, climbing, canyoning, kayaking and canoeing. With our state of the art facilities, team of 50 staff and a legion of 400 volunteers supporting the centre and youth, we have a wealth of experience to draw upon to ensure a unique and rewarding experience.
No matter your level of ability or experience, get in touch with the team at Bolton Lads & Girls Club and get involved!
Enjoy the variety and enjoyment that comes from an adventure with Bolton Lads & Girls Club Canoeing.
From cruising across a gentle lake to paddling down raging rapids, canoeing is as varied as the waterways around us and the people on them! Canoes can take two paddlers, working together so as to avoid travelling in circles and anything else you need for the day, which can even include camping gear when we want to make a trip of it! At all times you will be accompanied by a professional guide, and supplied with all of the safety equipment you need to ensure you have a great experience on the water.
So join us on the waterways of Leeds and Liverpool, contact us at Bolton Lads & Girls Club Canoeing for more information.
Explore a great range of waterways with Bolton Lads & Girls Club Kayaking from enjoying a leisurely paddle to pounding rapids.
These stable and easy to paddle craft are perfect for paddlers of all ages and levels of experience, and with our qualified and passionate staff we will help you take on new adventures and challenges with a range of rapids and beautiful sites. Kayaking is always a fantastic experience and a great way to keep active and healthy too!
No matter if this is your first time or not, we run activities for young adults from as young as 8 years old up to participants 21 years old. Speak to us at Bolton Lads & Girls Club Kayaking for more information.
Come and join Bolton Lads & Girls Club Canyoning and explore nature with one of our truly wet and wild days out in the Lakes District.
We organise a great range of trips from navigating the mountain streams of the Lakes District to leaping off waterfalls in Wales. Our Canyoning days are very physical and alot of fun, providing a great challenge and a day you will not soon forget. We supply everything you need to enjoy these great days out, including an instructor with a local's knowledge of the obstacles you will find in your day, but you should bring a towel and a change of clothes as you are guaranteed to get wet!
An exciting adventure for young adults 8 to 21 years old, contact Bolton Lads & Girls Club Canyoning to find out more.
Join Bolton Lads & Girls Club Climbing and discover a range of climbing sites with a great group.
With a great range of activities for young adults from 8 to 21 years old, we offer climbing experiences at both indoor and outdoor venues around Bolton. Indoor venues are a great place to visit if this is your first time and for those looking for a challenge we have the quarries on the Pennine Moors which offer exciting climbs and routes, and the whole time you will be encouranged and trained by qualified professionals to ensure a safe experience.
A great way to challenge fears and boundaries while having lots of fun and building fitness at the same time! Contact Bolton Lads & Girls Club Climbing for more information.
Discover your inner Robin Hood, or Maid Marion for that matter, with the dedicated and passionate staff at Bolton Lads & Girls Club Archery.
It doesn’t matter if you are preparing for the next Olympics, or this is your first time trying this exciting and challenging sport, everyone is welcome between 8 and 21 years old. Our fully qualified instructors will teach you the techniques and skills you will need to hit the target at distance, then the rest is up to you!
A great time to be had by all that can be made even more exciting by introducing the element of friendly competition, have a chat with Bolton Lads & Girls Club Archery to find out more.
Join us for an amazing off road adventure with Bolton Lads & Girls Club Mountain Biking.
As long as you are between 8 years old, and 21 years old, and you can already ride a bike we will be happy to have you along on our club trips where you will learn new skills as you take on exciting challenges out in nature. We have alot of experience and have a great knowledge on the routes surrounding Bolton in Lancashire.
You will be accompanied at all times by a fully qualified and experienced instructor, who will teach you what you need to know while keeping everyone safe, to find out more, contact us at Bolton Lads & Girls Club Mountain Biking.
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Come and explore the world around you with Bolton Lads & Girls Club Orienteering where the youth of this region can learn skills that will benefit them in any setting.
Orienteering is a sport that is ultimately about setting goals, and figuring out how to reach them. Our fully qualified instructors will teach you the skills you need to navigate around nature without the benefit of technology or signposts. You will learn vital skills to the outdoors such as map reading and compass work, and then we will combine this with an exciting race where you will have to work as a team to find the checkpoints marked on your map in a race to the finish line.
Orienteering is a great experience for everyone, no matter if you have enjoyed this sport before or not. Speak to the staff at Bolton Lads & Girls Club Orienteering to find out more.