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Take part in the Blackburn Rovers Zipwire!

24 March 2017

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Thrill-seekers wanted for first ever Zip Wire at Ewood Park this Mother’s Day! Just a handful of places remaining!

Give your mum an experience she will never forget this Mother’s Day by registering for the first ever zip wire challenge at Ewood Park! The charity behind the event, Blackburn Youth Zone, is now looking for people to sign up and take part in this exhilarating challenge on Sunday 26th March 2017.

Register for the event and you’ll be taken to our launch point before flying through the air above Blackburn’s famous football pitch for a thrilling 150 metres.

By taking part, you will help to continue providing a safe and positive space for young people aged 8–18 in the local community.

Blackburn Youth Zone is an ambitious project that provides world class sports and arts facilities, 365 days a year for just 50p per visit, improving prospects and opportunities for thousands of local young people.

Laura Phelan, Events Manager at Blackburn Youth Zone, said:

“This is the opportunity to give your mum an experience she will never forget this Mother’s Day!

It is the first ever zip wire challenge at Ewood Park, tickets are just £10 so we expect it to be very popular! If you are a Rovers Fan or a thrill seeker then be sure to take on this challenge and help raise vital funds for Blackburn Youth Zone!”.  

When is the event?

The event takes place between 9am – 12pm on Sunday 26th March 2017 at Ewood Park Stadium.

Can I take part?
  • The zipwire event is open to all ages.
  • Please note children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Children under 16 will not be able to participate without adult consent.
  • To take part you must weigh between 6 – 17 stone.
  • This event is fully inclusive. Those who require wheelchair access must be accompanied by an assistant as there are 6 steps to reach the launch point.
How do I sign up?

Tickets are just £10 for adults and £5 for children (under 16s). Simply click here to buy your ticket.

To find out more about this event, please call Laura Phelan at Blackburn Youth Zone on 01254 292000 or email

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