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Top Family Assault Courses
If you believe assault courses were just for adults, think again! You’d be pleasantly surprised. Outdoor pursuit specialists are offering packages for families, which means younger members of the family can also get involved in the action. Here we take a look at some of the top assault course activities on offer for youngsters, something different for the summer holidays!
You’ve probably heard of Tough Mudder for adults, now your child can get down and dirty in the version for kids! The Fruit Shoot Mini Mudder is a kids-sized one-mile obstacle course for children under 13 years old and 42inches tall and over, great for girls and boys who love to get muddy!
Arena Pursuits, an outdoor centre in East Sussex, offers family activities in orienteering, team tasks and assault courses. They’re designed specifically for youngsters under the age of 18, with training techniques used by the Armed Forces developed to suit younger participants.
The Ultimate Assault at Ultimate Adventure Centre in Devon combines water and land-based activities to challenge youngsters’ skills. Billed as similar to TV’s Total Wipeout, how would your child fare against the water slides and ‘big ball’ obstacles?
Try Tailtroopers for assault course racing in the natural outdoor environment across Scotland. Participants must overcome a range of natural obstacles, including rivers, streams, fallen trees and boggy ground, and there are courses suited to all ages, perfect for family fun!