Archive for March, 2011

Wigwams and Café Bar

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Commencement of Phase 2 & 3 Works

Wigwam Accommodation & The View Café Bar at NDAC

Cafe Bar

We would like to apologies for any inconvenience the site works may be causing to you on your visits to the National Diving & Activity Centre. We are working at quickly as possible to be the first Inland Dive Site in the UK to offer on affordable low cost on site accommodation, purpose built Café Bar and improved diver facilities for 2011.

Wigwams arrive on trucksThe £250,000.00 investment shall be split into two phases Wigwam Accommodation (completed April/ May) the planning permission has been submitted. It is anticipated the units will be available as soon as planning is granted on or around 07 April.

Phase three The View Café Bar will yes serve alcoholic drinks and on site Café with a wide choice of hot and cold food available throughout the day. Planning has already been granted and on site works will start in the next few weeks. It is anticipated that works shall be completed around Aug of this year. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our members and divers for there continued support so please keep on supporting us so we can in turn invest in you.

Many thanks Darren & Kaye

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Big Woody Triathlon at NDAC

Friday, March 25th, 2011

27th August 2011

3800m Swim, 180km Bike, Run 42km

We are pleased to announce that the Black Sheep Sports Big Woody Triathlon returns to the National Diving and Activity Centre this Summer.

Big Woody Triathlon at NDAC

Triathlon Chepstow NDACSituated in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley, this long course triathlon offers athletes the opportunity to swim in the calm waters of the National Diving and Activity Centre, test themselves over the distance and hills in the Forest, and the a trail run to finish.

The race HQ is based at Lakers School and the Forest of Dean Gymnastics and Fitness Centre.  Here Black Sheep Sports provide free camping showers and changing for the athletes and their supporters.

The swim takes place on site at the National Diving and Activity Centre near Chepstow.

The Bike course is best described as undulating to hilly but its not extreme.  Taking in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley this bike route is both scenic and testing.

The bike route finish’s back at the race HQ and then takes the athletes on a run out into the woodland for a 4 lap out and back route.  

Finishing back at the race HQ you will be pleased to know that you won’t be called a Big Woody, but you will receive your finishers medal and the chance to call yourself a long course athlete.

For further details and to sign up for the event visit the Black Sheep Sports Big Woody Page>





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