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Waterways Experiences

Wellbeing

We would like the large front deck to have capacity to accommodate all passengers, thus removing barriers people may face participating in the boating experience and spending time on the water.

Raised so far:

£78.07

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About this cause

We are a volunteer-led charity which aims to boost wellbeing within our community by providing affordable and accessible canal boat trips for all. We particularly support disabled and disadvantaged people including the elderly, wheelchair users and people with learning disabilities, along with youth groups. We run day trips and encourage everyone to participate fully in the boating experience.

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How this cause brings people in the community together

Testimonials highlight that we boost wellbeing within our community amongst clients and our 150 volunteers. People report a range of positive therapeutic benefits including: learning new skills by participating as fully as possible; developing social skills - clients mix with each other and crew; experiencing peace and tranquility; a sense of freedom for those with mobility issues.