Experience | Enjoy | Achieve
You can join the Outdoor Partnership as a Voluntary Club/Group, Individual, or Stakeholder member. Find out what joining could do for you.
Great! We want to meet you and there is so much for you to do. Discover opportunities in your area.
There are so many fantastic clubs whether you just want to have a go or you are an expert – have a look at our listings for outdoor activity clubs in the North Wales region.
Find out more about the projects we run and how you could get involved – we've got some amazing projects!
Are you already volunteering? Register with us today and see how we can help you with training and advice.
We work with the people of Wales to take up outdoor activities as a life-long pursuit. Together we change lives for good. From local clubs to the peaks of our mountains there’s a place for everyone.
Our projects develop the confidence, skills and team working that can provide the stepping stones to new opportunities and healthier lives. Through volunteering, education, participation, training and employment there’s a place for everyone to change for good.
To achieve an active, healthy and inclusive Wales, where outdoor recreation provides a common platform for participation, fun, achievement and employment which binds local communities, creating sustainable use and understanding of the environment.
To Improve opportunities for more people in Wales to achieve their potential through outdoor activities.
- Inspiring children and young people to be active in the outdoors in a sustainable way.
- Support the development of quality products in appropriate places to provide enjoyable outdoor experiences
- Support local participation, performance, skills development and employment
- Implement a Partner Delivery Plan
The Outdoor Partnership has been announced as Organisation of the Year at the Wales Sport Awards 2018. They help thousands of people use outdoor activity to improve their lives – including Gwenllian Dafydd, from Bethesda.
Thank you everyone who voted for us in the recent Institute for Outdoor Learning Awards. Paul Airey, our Chair was there to receive the award on behalf of everyone at the Outdoor Partnership including our Trustees, staff team and all our volunteers.
Insport series North Wales, an inclusive sports day will be held at Eirias Park, Colwyn Bay this month. There will be over 20 sports to try for all ages, friends and families. The insport events are fantastic opportunities to try out new sports and activities and to find out what’s available locally.
The Outdoor Partnership would like to invite members of local outdoor clubs to our club forum at Plas y Brenin. The Forum will give clubs the chance to find out about our new website and its new online booking system, and also what support is available from the Outdoor Partnership and local authorities, including funding, training opportunities and mentor support.
Clubs and Groups
Available to voluntary clubs and groups providing regular outdoor activity provision in communities within the area of benefit. There are three types of membership, Gold, Silver and Bronze.
Available to individuals who share the vision and mission of the Outdoor Partnership and would like to contribute towards the charity's work. Individual members have a vote at our AGM.
Available to organisations within the area of benefit that share the vision and mission of the Outdoor Partnership and can demonstrate a material contribution to the charity’s work.
What people are saying
Brilliant sub aqua sessions, great instructors and a fantastic experience. Will be looking into more session as would like to carry on.
The kayaking sessions have been a fantastic opportunity for adults with learning difficulties attending Cymell Ltd. It has been a humbling experience to witness individuals develop their skills and confidence.
It is fair to say that as a family we had led a very sedentary lifestyle and many outdoor activities seemed very far placed from our day to day lives. Thanks to the Outdoor Partnership we were now hooked. My wife and I have gone from having never paddled a kayak, to becoming qualified instructors. I hope now to be able to use these skills to teach others and help the local communities.
I had been unemployed, on and off, a pattern that repeated itself over many years… I felt rejected, my confidence was at an all-time low, I had little or no self-esteem when I came across the Outdoor Partnership. They believed I could do it, they believed I was competent! They believed in me when I didn't believe in myself and it was their support that got me through quite a difficult period of my life! I have regained my confidence and self-belief and am now a qualified Mountain Leader and working toward becoming a climbing instructor