Sandcastle Waterpark in the Community


Sandcastle Waterpark considers all aspects of it’s Social and Corporate Responsibility, particularly within Blackpool and across the Fylde Coast We are proud to work with a number of local charities and organisations which play an important part in our local community. Our work with them includes:

  • The provision of days out for local charities
  • Donations of admission tickets to support local fundraising for charities, schools and organisations
  • Days out for children from Brian House Children Hospice
  • Annual Passes for families using Donna’s Dream House, staff and families from Blackpool Carers Centre, staff from North West Air Ambulance and North West Ambulance Services
  • Special visits for children and support workers
  • Annual birthday party for The Boathouse Youth and a number of Social evenings throughout the year for MENCAP Blackpool
  • The support and sponsorship of a number of events throughout the year including: Santa Dash, Neon Memory Walk, Colour Run and Guide Dogs Illuminated Walk
  • Team member volunteers – many of our team members volunteer their time to support a number of events including Beach cleans and various fundraising events
  • Host venue for Locals Helping Locals at Christmas – an annual appeal supporting Blackpool Food Bank and more than 9,000 people in our community who live below the poverty line – making a difference at Christmas.
  • Complimentary visits to our Christmas Grotto for children from local charities to enjoy hot chocolate, cookies and visit Santa.

Team Commitment

We believe that it is important to support local charities and organsations wherever we can. We want the next generation in our town to have a positive impact on the future. Through encouraging, advising and fundraising, we want our team members where possible, to help shape the future of our community. In addition, through our Junior Board, we aim to introduce young people between the ages of 9 and 14 to the Leisure and Visitor Attraction Industry. Tourism is one of the UK’s largest employers and offers a world of opportunities. Through our Junior Board we are constantly looking for fair and honest feedback about Sandcastle Waterpark as well as Inspiration for the future. Our Junior Board welcomes those who aspire to working within the Leisure Industry, are creative and have a passion for sustainability and the planet.

We also work with local charities and organisations in a wide and varied number of ways:

  • Offering Business and Marketing support.
  • Forming partnerships and building networks between local groups and organisations
  • Representing Sandcastle Waterpark at Awards Evenings, Charity Dinners and Events
  • Encouraging team members to become Accessibility and Diversity volunteers and Trustees
  • Supporting guests through our Family Accessible Evenings
  • Local School, College and Employment Initiatives including those for people with Health, Care and Education Plans
  • Work experience and placement programmes
  • Offering advice and support on Accessibility for local businesses through our 4 Accessibility Champions
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