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Upton Warren outdoor centre wins top award for sailing groups
2:20pm Sunday 22nd September 2013 in News
AN outdoor activity centre at Upton Warren has won a prestigious national award for the second time.
Upton Warren Outdoor Education Centre, near Wychbold, and its associated sailing clubs, has been given champion club status by The Royal Yacht Association (RYA).
Champion club status recognises the joint contribution to training young dinghy sailors ranging from novices to Olympic competitors.
The centre also runs courses for disabled groups, disadvantaged children, schools and other youth groups throughout the county.
Alistair Hodgson, operations manager at Upton Warren Outdoor Education Centre, said: "We're absolutely delighted to have gained this award. The RYA champion club status is very prestigious and i'm delighted to receive this in recognition of the contribution we make to the community and the opportunities that young people get when they come to Upton Warren.”
To find out more information about the courses on offer visit worcestershire.gov.uk/outdoors, call 01527 861426 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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