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Dec 2017

Young Ranger Scheme: 2018

Posted on December 28th, 2017

​Snowdonia National Park Authority and the Outdoor Partnership are joining forces to run an exciting scheme for young people in 2018. We are looking for 10 enthusiastic and self-motivated young…

​Our review of 2017

Posted on December 19th, 2017

​A snapshot of our achievements for 2017! Read the full report by downloading it below

​January 2018 Course : Making The Most of Winter Indoors: Physical and Mental Training

Posted on December 18th, 2017

Smart Climbing are running a course with John Kettle, Performance Coach. The course will  cover how to make the most of your winter indoors at the climbing wall, through how…

Boxing Day Dip!

Posted on December 13th, 2017

​Brave the water at Plas Heli this Boxing Day

Nov 2017

Adventure Activities Industry Advisory Committee are recruiting

Posted on November 27th, 2017

​Exciting voluntary opportunity to become members with an adventure advisory committee! Applications are invited for new members to join the Adventure Activities Industry Advisory Committee (AAIAC).  AAIAC is a lead…

How are we doing? We Would like your vote!

Posted on November 27th, 2017

​The Outdoor Partnership has been improving people’s lives through outdoor activities over the past 12 years.Through your involvement in the outdoors, do you feel that your community is a better…

Job Vacancy with Sport Wales: ​Sport Wales Senior Officer

Posted on November 27th, 2017

This is an exciting time for the sector and for Sport Wales. We have just commenced work to develop a new vision for sport in Wales that will   better demonstrate…

​Volunteer Award: December 2017 - Tanya Michael, Clwb Syrffio Dyffryn Conwy

Posted on November 21st, 2017

From April to November Tanya has been manning the surf club reception, always ready for 7.30am without fail, before any other members arrive. Admissions are always clearly communicated to the…

Anglesey Outdoors Assistant Instructors Scheme 2018

Posted on November 20th, 2017

Anglesey Outdoors ​are looking for at least two enthusiastic aspiring instructors to join our team at Anglesey Outdoors, on Anglesey, North Wales. The role will be to get involved with…


Posted on November 19th, 2017

The Outdoor Partnership is seeking to further strengthen its Board with the appointment of up to four non-executive Board Members with expertise and skills  in the following areas: HR, LEGAL,…

New for 2018! Skiing Sessions for mums

Posted on November 16th, 2017

​Skiing sessions for mums and their children - Take a look at our poster for details

Do you enjoy walking or climbing, want to discover more about the Snowdonia National Park?

Posted on November 14th, 2017

​​An opportunity for 8 young people (18-24)Porthmadog,Pwllheli, Harlech who are currently unemployed and between the ages of 18-24.to enter onto a journey towards training, volunteering and employment in the outdoor…

Volunteer of the month October 2017: ​Judy Clarke, Colwyn Canoe Club

Posted on November 12th, 2017

Judy has been a member of Colwyn Canoe Club for 6  years. She is an active volunteer and has a passion for Sea Paddling. She has recently been working alongside…

10 Top tips to prepare for your Mountain Leader Assessment

Posted on November 10th, 2017

​Join a local mountaineering/climbing club which is affiliated to the Outdoor Partnership and the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) in order to gain personal development plan ideas and receive the benefits…

Skiing Lessons

Posted on November 5th, 2017

Anglesey Junior School Year 4, 5 & 6 Pupils are invited to Ski Lessons at Llandudno Ski Centre. See poster below for details ​

Walking Higher:January 2018

Posted on November 2nd, 2017

​An opportunity for 8 young people (18-24) to enter onto a journey towards training, volunteering and employment in the outdoor sector through walking and climbing. As part of the journey,…

Oct 2017

The Outdoor Partnership reaches the Finals of this year’s BBC Sports Awards!

Posted on October 30th, 2017

​Sport Wales and BBC Wales have  announced the final fifteen nominees who will compete for the community awards at this year’s prestigious Wales Sport Awards. The finalists were short-listed from…


Posted on October 15th, 2017

​The Outdoor Partnership is inviting tenders for the re-design and hosting of a suitable website. Companies are invited to submit proposals for the requirements and scope of which are defined…

​Nomination for inspirational club making waves in the community

Posted on October 15th, 2017

. Conwy Valley based surf club, Clwb syrffio Dyffryn Conwy has has created an emerging youth surf culture in the most unlikely of places – the heart of the land-locked…

​Do you enjoy Hillwalking, Mountaineering and Climbing?

Posted on October 10th, 2017

Do you want to gain a qualification and lead others in the hill and on crags? We are looking for individuals or groups who have an interest in attending a…

​Project Overview:  Breeze Coed Y Brenin

Posted on October 8th, 2017

Launched in 2016, the Breeze Mountain Biking Project was gone from strength to strength at Coed y Brenin.  Initially established to provide opportunities for women to attend social Breeze rides,…

Sep 2017

Mary’s experience on the ​Canoe Safety and Rescue course

Posted on September 28th, 2017

I belong to Snowdonia Canoe Club and we really enjoy going on open and moving water in our Open Canoes. I have had great fun but occasional a canoe has…

​Lara Frith Williams : My experience with Outdoor Partnership

Posted on September 12th, 2017

I first heard about the Outdoor Partnership from a climbing instructor in Caernarfon in October 2016 who told me to contact them after me telling them I really wanted to…

Fostering a connection to the environment

Posted on September 11th, 2017

​The Institute for Outdoor Learning Wales would like to invite you to their one-day conference.  In addition to hearing from Iolo Williams (naturalist, TV presenter, conservationist and writer) you will…

​Mission Cwm Hetiau – Clean up

Posted on September 4th, 2017

On Saturday the 30th September the Snowdonia Society and Outdoor Partnership are teaming up to clean up one of Snowdon’s high cwm’s : Cwm Hetiau. The day is being led…

​Respect The Mountains - 30th September 2017 - Capel Curig (Plas y Brenin)

Posted on September 4th, 2017

Join the Outdoor Partnership and Keep Wales Tidy on Saturday 30th September at Plas y Brenin, Capel Curig for a day of clean ups and outdoor activities as part of…

Aug 2017

Indoor Climbing Survey

Posted on August 29th, 2017

​The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) is looking to better understanding the people’s perceptions and experiences of indoor climbing and have put together a survey to find out what keeps climbers…

​Annual Outdoor Partnership Festival and AGM

Posted on August 29th, 2017

September 23rd 2017 @ Plas y Brenin, Capel Curig This year’s festival is open to volunteers and members of clubs with full Outdoor Partnership membership. Those attending will have the…

Coach Education Calendar 2017:New Dates now added!

Posted on August 23rd, 2017

We have a range of outdoor courses coming up for September and October. You need to book a place beforehand simon.jones@outdoorpartnership.co.uk There many different qualifications and pathways you can take…

Club Profile :Amlwch Canoe Club

Posted on August 22nd, 2017

​Amlwch Canoe Club formed in late 2009 with the aid of the Outdoor Partnership & Mentor Mon and the Isle of Anglesey CC, by spring 2010 the Club had grown.…

Try Dive Sessions coming up!

Posted on August 22nd, 2017

Monday, 4 Sept 2017,  Monday, 9 Oct 2017,  Monday, 6 Nov 2017  Monday, 11 Dec 2017.  All sessions will be held at Colwyn Bay Leisure Centre Swimming Pool from 8pm…

Notice of Annual General Meeting of THE OUTDOOR PARTNERSHIP

Posted on August 16th, 2017

​Notice is hereby given that the 2017 annual general meeting of the company will be held at PLAS Y BRENIN on the 23rd SEPTEMBER at 5.00pm for the following purposes:…

Volunteering Opportunity at cycling club

Posted on August 15th, 2017

​Come along and experience cycling at the new Cycle Power adaptive cycling hub.  We have experienced instructors and equipment designed to make cycling accessible to all.   A variety of…

Walking Higher August 2017

Posted on August 15th, 2017

​An opportunity for 10 young people (18-24) to enter onto a journey towards training, volunteering and employment in the outdoor sector through walking and climbing. As part of the journey,…

​Activity Instructor

Posted on August 14th, 2017

​The ROCK (Harlech & Ardudwy Leisure) Located in Harlech, North Wales Hourly rate of pay between: £7.50 - £8.50 (depending on qualifications). Permanent - 30 hours a week Harlech and…

Jul 2017

Outdoor Week for SEN schools in North Wales

Posted on July 12th, 2017

​The Outdoor Partnership has taken a key role over the past year in increasing opportunities for people with pan disabilities in the outdoor sector in North Wales, ranging from rowing…

​Climbing Taster Sessions this July

Posted on July 11th, 2017

Want to try climbing? Come along to the Indy climbing wall next week! See poster below for details

​New Welsh project urges public to be adventure smart outdoors.

Posted on July 5th, 2017

The launch of a national outdoor safety project, part-funded with £40,000 of Welsh Government money, will be held at Plas Menai today (Wednesday 5 July). The National Outdoor Centre for…

Calling all Outdoor Activities Clubs – Have you got news for us?

Posted on July 4th, 2017

Has your club been involved in any events or competitions during the last few months? Would you like to share any good news stories about your club or club members?…

Jun 2017

​Qualified Paddlesport Leader needed for Mawddach Paddlefest on 16th July

Posted on June 14th, 2017

The Mawddach Paddlefest  www.mawddachpaddlefest.org in Barmouth is in urgent need of a Qualified Paddlesport Leader to lead a 10km Guided Ascent of the Mawddach from Barmouth to Penmaenpool. The Guided…

Snowdon Junior Race 15th July - Llanberis

Posted on June 14th, 2017

Public Meeting -  Menai Adventure Club

Posted on June 14th, 2017

Cycling Power Launch Day 10th June

Posted on June 14th, 2017

​Cycling should be easily accessible to all – that was the main aim of launching a new adaptive cycling club based in Plas Menai. The club was set up in…

Climbing for All Training this weekend!

Posted on June 12th, 2017

Sunday 18th June at the Beacon Climbing Centre ​

Ground-breaking National Safety Campaign for the outdoors!

Posted on June 8th, 2017

On Wednesday 5th July, The Sport Wales National Outdoor Centre, Plas Menai is hosting the launch of a new ground-breaking and exciting Welsh National ‘Enjoy the GREAT Welsh Outdoors Safely’”…

Volunteer of the month May - Manja Ingle -North Wales Snowsport Club

Posted on June 2nd, 2017

 Manja has worked tirelessly for 18 months with the NWSSC. She has the unenviable task of finding and organizing instructors for all club sessions. She is usually the commentator for…

May 2017

Success at first Welsh Colleges Sport (WCS) Snowdonia Challenge 2017

Posted on May 22nd, 2017

​The inaugural WCS Snowdonia Challenge saw over 100 Further Education students visiting Snowdonia National park to compete in a series of outdoor activities including Mountain biking, Kayaking, Orienteering and Bouldering.…

Young Ambassador Abi Henderson:

Posted on May 16th, 2017

Read Abi's blog on the DreamBig website . DreamBig is a campaign to help you become confident, happy and healthy young women. We want to inspire you today to be tomorrow’s…

Volunteer of the Month: May 2017 - Alan Williams

Posted on May 15th, 2017

Alan is one of the founder members of Clwb Mynydda Môn and was instrumental in its establishment. He has served as treasurer for the club since the beginning and it…

Outdoor Clubs in North Wales

Posted on May 15th, 2017

We are updating our Outdoor Partnership website clubs list.  Follow this link to our current club list. http://partneriaeth-awyr-agored.co.uk/en/club/all/  We are looking to update key information such as website address, social…

Conwy Business Awards 2017

Posted on May 15th, 2017

The Outdoor Partnership has been supporting outdoor activity clubs and volunteers for over ten years. For the past seven years we have been supporting unemployed individuals by offering mentoring programmes…

Push the Boat Out - Give sailing a go

Posted on May 15th, 2017

​Some exciting sailing  opportunities available in the North West Wales region this May. ​ RYA Push the Boat Out is all about getting out on the water and discovering sailing…

Gwyl yr Heli Festival 2017

Posted on May 15th, 2017

​For 2017, Hwyl yr Heli has evolved, and will mark two years since the doors of Plas Heli were first opened, as a Fesitval of Celebration - Gwyl yr Heli.…

Welsh language First Aid Course this June

Posted on May 15th, 2017

​Any club members who are looking for REC first aid course through the medium of welsh , please get in touch . We are looking at running a course on…

Cynllun Hyfforddai Gwersyll yr Urdd Glan-llyn

Posted on May 10th, 2017

This scheme is for a training programme at Glan Llyn where the ability to communicate in Welsh is essential.  Mae Gwersyll Glan-llyn yn cynnig cyfle i bobl ifanc ddatblygu sgiliau…

Further education colleges find their ‘EPIC’ in the new Snowdonia Challenge 2017

Posted on May 5th, 2017

​On 8 and 9 May, the North Wales mountains will welcome over 120 college students, 30+ staff and volunteers as they engage in a two day Snowdonia Outdoor Challenge. Competitors…

Climbing Opportunities for Women and Girls this May

Posted on May 3rd, 2017

Take a look at some amazing opportunities coming up this May. See our posters for information ​

Apr 2017

Disability Inclusion Training April 2017

Posted on April 11th, 2017

​See poster for full information

Come ​walking or climbing and discover more about the Snowdonia National Park!

Posted on April 11th, 2017

​Join the Outdoor Partnerships Walking Higher Programme – *Blaenau Ffesteiniog and Conwy Areas Conwy Area : Starting 4th May Blaenau Ffesteiniog Area: Starting 5th May  10 week programme (For those…

Pupils from Anglesey enjoy a trip of a lifetime

Posted on April 10th, 2017

Anglesey primary school pupils recently spent a fantastic week in the Swiss Alps learning how to ski. The group, aged between 10 and 11, from Ysgol Y Parc, Holyhead, were…

Learn to Ski at Llandudno Ski Centre

Posted on April 10th, 2017

​In support of the Anglesey Junior Schools Alpine Ski Course 2018,  Llandudno Ski Centre are offering reduced rate Beginner Ski Lessons to Anglesey Children aged 7 to 11, and their…

Volunteer of the Month: March 2017

Posted on April 6th, 2017

​Simon is a founder member of Conwy Sea Rowers. We received Community Club of the year 2 years ago and we have achieved Insport Silver. Simon puts in a huge…

Profile: Stuart Leslie

Posted on April 6th, 2017

​Stuart started paddle at the age of 15, doing many disciplines of paddling from sea kayaking, white water, open canoeing and wave ski (surf). His real love for sea kayaking…

Mar 2017

Volunteer of the Month: January 2017

Posted on March 15th, 2017

Wendy is a long-time member of Amlwch Canoe Club, she is always willing to help anyone and has frequently transported kayaks on the roof of her car for those that…

Adaptive cycling open day with Antur Waunfawr

Posted on March 15th, 2017

​Cycling should be easily accessible to all – that was the main aim of an adaptive cycling open day organised by north Wales-based social enterprise Antur Waunfawr, alongside the Outdoor…

North Wales First Inclusive Bouldering Competition hailed a Success

Posted on March 15th, 2017

​The Inclusive interschool bouldering competition organised by The Outdoor Partnership in conjunction with the schools 5x60 programme and other partners has been hailed a success.  As part of The Outdoor…

Want to try hillwalking?

Posted on March 14th, 2017

​Project ran with North Wales Housing for an Opening the Doors to the Outdoors Project.  Circular walk around the Great Orme. See poster for details. 

Volunteer of the Month: February 2017

Posted on March 7th, 2017

​Simon is a founder member of Clwb Mynydda Mon on Anglesey. The club started after some climbing taster sessions and Simon was one of a small group who were keen…

Adaptive Cycling Open Day

Posted on March 2nd, 2017

​Adaptive Cycling Open Day

Feb 2017

Outdoor Partnership Club Forum

Posted on February 28th, 2017

​The Outdoor Partnership would like to invite up to two members from your club to the club forum at Plas y Brenin.  The Forum will give clubs the chance to…

‘OnBoard’ Introduction to Sailing this April

Posted on February 27th, 2017

​Beginner Sailing Course for All. Give Sailing a Go with the RYA On Board beginner programme

Opportunity for all to improve Health & Wellbeing

Posted on February 26th, 2017

​Come and improve your fitness and health, make new friends and enjoy the local area.Open to anyone over 14 years old. Guided walks are free of charge, and there will…

​(Ail Hysbyseb) Hysbyseb Swydd: Swyddog Datblygu Gwasanaeth Awyr Agored De Cymru

Posted on February 20th, 2017

This is a job advert for a Outdoor Activity Development Officer whose role is to organise and lead activities in various locations across Wales, for which the ability to communicate…

February Half Term activities in Gwynedd

Posted on February 15th, 2017

​There are exciting activities available this February half term. Take a look at the posters below. Booking forms available at the bottom of the page.

Open Day - Adaptive Climbing this March

Posted on February 13th, 2017

​Come and see what the project is all about. See our poster for details

Outdoor Club Booklet 2017 - Help us update details!

Posted on February 13th, 2017

​With over 100 clubs listed on our database. It is time for our update.  Visit our online club list here Not listed? Use our online form to get started or…

​RYA 1 Day First Aid Course at Plas Heli, Pwllheli

Posted on February 6th, 2017

Covers all the usual first aid subjects, but from a boating perspective. It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on cross channel…

Jan 2017

Adaptive Climbing Sessions starting this February

Posted on January 23rd, 2017

Come along and experience climbing at the Beacon Climbing Centre. See our poster for more information ​

​Do you enjoy walking or climbing, want to discover more about the Snowdonia National Park?

Posted on January 17th, 2017

Join the Outdoor Partnerships Walking Higher Programme – Closing date for registration 25th January *Bangor, Felinheli, Caernarfon, Llanfairfechan, Menai Bridge areas 8 week programme (For those that are currently unemployed…


Posted on January 17th, 2017

​Established in 2005, The Outdoor Partnership (TOP) is a successful community partnership charitable company inspiring local people to become involved in outdoor activities through participation, education, volunteering, and employment.  The…

Sub Aqua sessions for Women this February

Posted on January 16th, 2017

​See poster

Learn to Climb: Six week course at Llandudno Junction starting this January!

Posted on January 16th, 2017

​See poster for information

CLUB NEWS: North Wales Sub-Aqua Club

Posted on January 16th, 2017

North Wales Sub-Aqua Club (NWSAC) is a proactive SCUBA diving club based in Llandudno. They offer diver training in a relaxed, professional atmosphere with the emphasis being on safe, thorough…

Partnership creates employment opportunities for social housing tenants

Posted on January 16th, 2017

​North Wales Housing and the Outdoor Partnership are excited to launch Opening Doors, a pathways to employment project that will benefit tenants. The project, a partnership between North Wales Housing,…

Volunteer of the Month: December 2016 - Neil And Michelle Jones – Clwb Antur Dyffryn Peris

Posted on January 6th, 2017

A nomination has been received for Neil and Michelle Jones from CADP (Clwb Antur Dyffryn Peris) who are two of the coaches for the youngsters on a Thursday night.  They have…

Skiing Sessions for Women starting this January

Posted on January 6th, 2017

New sessions starting on the 19th January for 5 weeks See poster below for details​

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