Connecting you to the coast
Emma runs Beach Academy Wales from her dinky hub at Rest Bay Watersports Centre, Porthcawl that doubles up as a booking office and beach shop selling beach items to connect to the coast.
Items include connecting to nature with Rockpool equipment to ID guides, being creative with sand buckets and colourful spades, staying healthy with sporting equipment from balls to cricket sets and a few essentials like waterproof bags to towels for your day out.
You can also pop to the shop to hire Rockpool Kits, pay for event tickets, book household lessons and meet up with others.
You can also fill up your water bottles for free and sandy dogs and sandy feet are always welcome.
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hire a rockpool kit
Beach Academy Wales gives visitors and locals to Rest Bay in Porthcawl the opportunity to hire professional equipment to self-learn and discover. For £5 you can hire a pro Rockpool Kit to investigate Rockpools on your own. Hire lasts 2 hours to give you plenty of time to discover and explore. Kits are hired from the Beach Shop at the Watersports Centre.
Kits include a white flat bottomed bucket, white flat-bottomed observation tray, high quality mesh fish and shrimp net, I.D. guide and info sheets (to keep) showing you how to Rockpool and handle animals correctly.