Adventure Dolphin is one of Berkshire’s leading activity charities that is home to a variety of different water and land based sports.

Our aim is to offer the local community – young people and adults alike, the opportunity to experience the great outdoors through a series of development courses and club membership run by a team of dedicated volunteers.

Adventure Dolphin work with our partners at the West Berks Activity Team also based in the Dolphin Centre, for summer and daytime activities along with D of E Courses please call the activity team on  0118 9843162. or visit their website www.westberks.gov.uk/atwb

Usk River Trip

  Ray Cook, member, reports on Adventure Dolphin’s recent white water paddle on the River Usk from Sennybridge to Aberbran Bridge on Saturday 3rd February 2018. Ray says: “The weather conditions were good for the time of year, although it was rather cold. We meet and started our day with breakfast at the Services just …

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Leaders/helpers’ day success

More than 60 of Adventure Dolphin’s leaders and helpers came together for their annual training event (Sunday 28th January 2108) which included a range of outdoor activities and club updates. The morning session, run by Outdoor Academy reminded coaches and helpers alike what it’s like to try something new for the first time as they …

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Snow Sunday

Well even with the snow falling 6 of us hardy paddlers took to the water on Sunday for a paddle down river. Fantastic views of the snow covered hills around us.

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Kayak/Canoe Basket Ball

This week’s Sunday Paddle took on a different look as we all tried our hands (and Paddles) at our new version of net/basket ball. Everyone had a great time trying to understand the rules as we chopped and changed them allowing the game developed. It was great fun, a good work out, and all in …

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Proposed Trips for the upcoming months

The trips planning group are proposing the following trips, please can you let us know if any of these take your fancy for a paddle New proposed trips: Sunday 22nd April – Ed Trip Leader Local Paddle – Oxford Paddle Sunday 6th May Trip Leader Ian B and Ed assisting Thames including St Patrick’s Stream …

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Pangbourne Paddlers

Pangbourne Paddlers did very well yesterday (Sunday 7th Jan) at the Annual Frank Luzmore Memorial race from Elmbridge to Richmond CC. Peter and James won the Senior Mens C class while our junior K2 crew, Tommy and Owen put in a good time despite fairly nasty conditions… a cold day with a northerly wind creating …

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New Years Day Paddle

Eight kayakers, one canoeist and three walkers braved the cold weather to see in the new year with a paddle from Bisham Abbey to Maidenhead on 1st January 2018. Thanks go to Grant Burrup for organising and running the trip, which was successfully completed ahead of time due to the fast flow and dedication of …

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Boxing Day Paddle

Thanks to Kevin Dennis for running today’s Box Day paddle.  More than 30 marathon boaters, canoeists and kayaker’s took to the water for a gentle trip down river before returning to the centre to hot drinks and mince pies. It was the perfect opportunity to catch up with friends and fellow members at the end …

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Allier 2018

Allier Trip 2018 17th  – 26th August The trip is planned to leave Pangbourne on the 17th traveling to Dover, crossing the channel and then traveling in MPV’s through France over night to arrive at our campsite on the Saturday. We will spend the week paddling various parts of the river dependent upon numbers and …

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Our Year Review

Just a taste of some of the things we get up too

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