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Pathway Outdoor Adventure

Outdoor Activities on your doorstep and beyond!

Pathway Outdoor Adventure is Birmingham Youth Service's only outdoor activity provider. It creates outdoor opportunities for all young people aged 11-25 years across the city. The main focus and commitment is to young people and to provide positive learning experiences at
all levels, for all abilities.

Pathway Outdoor Adventure has a team of qualified and experienced staff. The centre holds a licence from The Adventure Activities Licensing Authority. Activities available are:

  • Abseiling
  • Bridgering
  • Canoeing
  • Gorge Scrambling
  • Hill Walking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Orienteering
  • Problem Solving
  • Raft Building
  • Rock-Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Team Building

Pathway Outdoor Adventure uses a variety of venues, allowing flexibility to work with all group requirements.

Climbing can take place on climbing walls in Birmingham or further afield such as Derbyshire or Wales. Canoeing and kayaking can take place locally at Norman Chamberlain Playing Fields, on the canals, or a river such as The Severn or The Wye.

If you are looking for a tailor-made course for your group, please contact us and we will be happy to discuss all the possibilities. We are also able to offer certificates of achievement and competence in all activities.

Training Courses
As well as offering a wide range of activities from beginner to expert. Pathway Outdoor Adventure also runs training courses to assist Youth Workers, Teachers, Leaders and individuals acquire National Qualifications, eg: Mountain Bike Leaders Award, Kayaking and Canoeing qualifications and Basic Expedition Leader.

If you want more information on training courses or if you want a course for your club or group please contact us:

Tel: 0121 464 1709

Fax 0121 464 1714

Email: pathway.outdoor.adventure@birmingham.gov.uk

Pathway Outdoor Adventure
Oakhill Centre, Oakhill Close, off Meadow Rd, Harborne, Birmingham B17 8DE