- About us
Springboard Adventure manages the 180 acre Hetton Lyons Country Park on behalf of Sunderland City Council. Within a safe, exciting and engaging environment, we offer a wide range of outdoor, adventurous and environmental activities, successfully working in partnership with schools and youth organisations, as well as offering courses to the public. We work with adults and young people, groups and individuals, 1:1 lessons and children’s parties – a great alternative for a fun day out. Activities on offer include: canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, orienteering, power boating, raft building and windsurfing.
In addition, Springboard Adventure can support and deliver complete programmes or aspects of various qualifications including Diplomas, BTEC, GCSE, COPE, ASDAN and NVQ. Accreditation is also available in specialist areas including Royal Yachting Association, British Canoe Union Kayaking awards; Cycle Training Consultancy (CTC), Mountain Bike Awards and National Navigation Awards. Hetton Windsurfing Club and Hetton Kayak Club both run from the centre supported by our fully qualified staff.