Dear TY Co-ordinator,
Baysports Watersports Centre is located on the shores of Lough Ree at Hodson Bay, (adjacent to the Hodson Bay Hotel) Athlone. We have been organising and providing educational and recreational activity programmes for school children and school youths for many years. We have recently designed and are now presenting a choice of activity programmes for Transition Year students in secondary schools.
The Transition Year adventure programmes have been developed with education and enjoyment for the student in mind. Baysports is an ISA accredited training centre and accordingly we are in a position to provided ISA certified courses which are recognised by the Irish Government. The T.Y. programmes fall into two categories as outlined below.
Transition Year Activities:
Recreational Adventure Programmes:-
· Raft building
· Boat trips
· Water tramolining
· Team building
· ISA introduction to powerboating
· ISA National Powerboat certificate course
· ISA Taste of Sailing Course
· ISA Start Sailing Course
We would be delighted to get the opportunity to host you and your students at Baysports. Further details of our exciting Transition Year Programme are provided in the leaflet attached with this letter and our website is www.baysports.ie
If you have any further queries or wish to make a booking, you can visit our website at www.baysports.ie or phone us on 090 6494801.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Baysports Centre Director
The challenges allow students the opportunity to gain knowledge, develop skills and learn about boating, water safety and other related aspects, within the natural environment of Lough Ree. These programmes are also enjoyable, stress free and memorable for the teachers in charge.