Chairman’s Welcome

A warm welcome from our Chairman, John Child

What We DoGet Involved

Our Chair is John Child who is Managing Director at Sandcastle Waterpark. Sandcastle Waterpark, as one of the country’s most Accessible Visitor Attractions, continues to be a pillar of support to our local community, disabled children and their families. John is supported by the entire team at the Waterpark who are proud to be an accessible venue. The Waterpark has a wealth of facilities to support visits from disabled people including a Changing Places poolside wet room, water accessible wheelchairs, dedicated planning tools including a sensory story and top tips for guests with Autism and much more. John is also the current Chair of EITAG (England’s Inclusive Tourism Action Group), a group of leading Tourism Industry organisations that seeks to promote and develop Accessible Tourism throughout England. John has been a champion for Accessibility and Accessible Tourism for more than 40 years and regularly shares his experience and knowledge at Conferences and Seminars, locally, nationally and internationally.

John Child
Chair, Aiming Higher

Get Involved Today

Get involved today to support disabled children and their families in Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde by donating, fundraising or volunteering.