Rowing and Sailing Clubs for Children
Children's water sports courses and centres. Offering canoeing, kayaking, sailing, windsurfing and lots more including water sports holiday clubs running throughout the school holidays
Come and join us to gain your RYA windsurfing or sailing qualifications from beginners through to advanced.
Alternatively join one of our multi activity weeks; for 8-10 year olds we run Splash courses which include sailing, kayaking, raft building and team challenges. For the 10-16 year olds we also include windsurfing and knee-boarding.
Courses available on a weekly basis during school holidays and at weekends from April to September. Personal tuition and birthday parties also catered for.
RYA and AALA accredited training centre with fully qualified instructors
Download a brochure from our website or call us 7 days a week on 01784 248881
Activity residential and day camps for 6 – 16 year olds
Whether you want to come for a day or a week, Xplore guarantees fun, laughter and friendship at our awesome camps! We have been running camps for over 27 years, so we know how to provide an action packed holiday of fun and we’d love for you to join us!
We have a huge range of activities, clubs and courses on offer so no matter if you’re looking for water sports (kayaking, raft building and wakeboarding, adventure (climbing, quad biking, archery or wild survival, team sports (such as football, volleyball and tennis) or being super creative (polish up your circus skills, learn new dance skills and choreography) there will always be loads for you to do! What’s more if you stay residentially there are loads of great evening activities on offer too such as talent shows, discos and campfires!
- Day Camps are £35 per day (8.30am to 5.30pm) or 5 days (Monday to Friday) for £150
- Residential Camps from £475 per week
- Available Easter, Summer and October Half Term!
All staff are selected for their qualifications, talents and enthusiasm to work with children and all are DBS checked. Xplore is Ofsted registered and accepts childcare vouchers.
Locations: Brandeston, Finborough, Westonbirt, Woodbridge, Worksop, Saint Felix and Pangbourne College
West Wales Wind Surf & SailingDale Sailing Company, Brunel Quay, Neyland, Milford Haven SA73 1PY
Aqua Sports Company
RYA and BCU qualifications can be gained from beginner to advanced.
RYA, BCU and AALA accredited training centre with fully qualified instructors.
Courses available on a weekly basis during school holidays and at weekends from April to November.
Ample parking with clubhouse, café, hot showers and watesports shop.
Location: Mercers Country Park, Nutfield Marsh Road, Merstham, Nr Redhill, Surrey RH1 4EU
Camp Phoenix provides a great escape into the outdoors with a range of fantastic water sports; you and your friends will have the chance to try out some really cool activities. It’s a great opportunity to meet new friends and build up your confidence with some exciting courses, activities and challenges. Choose from half day, day or up to 5 day sessions at Easter, Whitsun, Summer and October half-term. We also run “Paddle Parties” for up to 10 young people at a time to suit you.
The activity courses are for young people aged 9-16 and include kayaking & canoeing, dinghy sailing and windsurfing, with a selection of other fun-sessions to choose from.
The holiday “day camps” are run by an experienced team of BCU coaches and RYA Instructors at our base on the Welsh Harp reservoir in North London. All of our coaches are fully qualified for the activities; enhanced DBS checked and regularly work with young people. All participants must be able to swim 10m and will be provided with buoyancy aids to wear on the water at all times.
Visit our website for online bookings or contact our Centre Activities Manager for more details on 07854 655968 / email@example.com
Water sports camps and parties for children in North London
Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre on the North Devon coast will give you a day or stay to remember, where adults and children alike will find fun, challenge, inspiration and laughter.
- Week long Summer Camps for children
- Family holidays minimum of 1 nights stay
- Day or half day bookings
- Learn to surf camps
- Learn to kayak courses
- RIB Powerboat charters
- Birthday parties
We also organise fun filled birthday parties for all ages. Please contact us for full details.
Rockley Watersports offer wonderful family holidays in France. Choose from two centres both offering a wide range of activities for every member of your family to enjoy.
Junior, Youth and adult sailing courses are offered for beginners to advanced.
ALF Villages offer outdoor activities for the day or as a residential trip with either indoor accommodation or camping.
Join us for a day’s activities with your family or allow your young people to enjoy a day with us over the holidays or after school.
We offer exciting birthday parties, after school courses, school holiday activity days and even Parent Days when the kids are back at school!
Centres include Longridge, a Thames side activity centre in Marlow, which offers water and land activities including Kayaking, Sailing, Rowing and Climbing. Green Park in Aston Clinton a beautiful estate of woodland and meadows that offers land based outdoor activities, including archery and climbing together with an indoor swimming pool and sports hall. Shortenills in Chalfont St Giles is a beautiful environmental training centre offering storytelling and woodsman skills for all ages. And our new centre in Little Marlow is an athletics track with club room and full athletics facilities that are close to water, so ideal for Triathlon training too.
Laburnum Boat Club
Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
Surrey Docks Watersports CentreRope Street, off Plough Way, Greenland Dock, Rotherhithe SE16 7SX
Choosing which discipline to pursue when you're new to watersports can be a real dilemma, so why not try them all? The summer camps and multi-activity programmes include taster sessions in Windsurfing, Dinghy Sailing and Kayaking from our experienced and qualified instructors. And with a full programme of social activities and team games, we'll ensure the week results in non-stop action. Discos, Iron Man competitions, dragon boating, raft-building and lots more are added into the mix for spice and variety.
It's a great way to make new friends, explore new watersports, and ensure those long summer holidays pass with fond memories you will look back on for the rest of your life. Interested? Check our website for more information.
Just 6 miles south of Aviemore in the beautiful Spey Valley you will find scenic Loch Insh. From Spring through to Autumn you can join in Sailing, Windsurfing, Canoeing, Archery, Family River Trips, Salmon Fishing, Rowing and Dry Slope Skiing. Hire of equipment is available every day from April to the end of October and instruction can be provided hourly or by the week.
Fabulous self catering log chalets overlook Loch Insh and Bed and Breakfast with en-suite facilities are provided at Insh Hall Lodge, also on the 14-acre wooded site. The Boathouse Restaurant stands on the beach overlooking the activities on the water with fabulous open balcony, bar and gift shop. There are three children’s adventure areas and 3 km lochside/forest interpretation trail for those who like to stay on dry land! From December to April downhill and snowboarding courses are offered with skiing on Cairngorm Ski Slopes, just 16 miles.
Canal Side Activity CentreBoathouse Centre, Canal Close, London W10 5AY
Welsh HarpHendon NW9 7EU
Docklands Sailing & Watersports Centre
At Lagoon Watersports we offer numerous watersports courses for kids age 6+, providing both fun and learning.
If you are wondering how to keep your kids entertained during the school holidays, Lagoon watersports has the answer. Our kid’s courses run throughout April to November and are get way to keep the kids entertained, making new friends and learning new skills.
Kids Activity Weeks
Kids activity week is a weeklong course where children will experience the thrills of windsurfing, sailing, open top canoeing, cable wakeboarding, a speedboat ride and activities such as team challenges and treasure hunts. Lagoon Watersports Kids Activity Weeks are a now in their 11th year of running and hugely popular with kids and parents alike. Packed with sporting activities that combine fun, exciting and skillful antics both on the water and land, they are guaranteed to keep the kids out of mischief during the school holidays!
Dedicated Learn to Sail , Windsurf or wakeboard courses and weeks
Theses courses are a great way to introduce your child to watersports and give them confidence on the water. They will start from the basics and work towards improving their newly found skills to become competent sailors/windsurfers.
- RYA Training Centre
- AALA and MCA inspected
- BWSF inspected
- BSUPA recognised
- Teaching watersports since 1994
Rutland Sailing SchoolGibbett Lane, Edith Weston, Oakham, Rutland LE15 8HJ
With a wide variety of activities suitable for most ages and abilities Dunolly will have something for both the most timid child (or adult) and the most adventurous one.
At various times throughout the year Dunolly run action packed activity camps for children to come away by themselves. The camps during the summer are designed for 8 – 12 year olds whilst at Easter they welcome slightly older children aged 12 – 14 years. Summercamps start on a Sunday evening and keep your child entertained right through until the following Friday morning. Eastercamp starts on the Tuesday morning after Easter Monday and finishes on the following Friday afternoon.
The children will participate in a selection of activities everyday, including the evenings, ranging from thrilling white water rafting and gorge ascents to nature walks, archery, and climbing.
We offer a Bike Hire service and also run guided bike tours. Contact us for full details.
Camperdown Country ParkCoupar Angus Road, Dundee DD2 4TF
Camperdown also incorporates within its boundaries:
Camperdown Wildlife Centre - The wildlife centre is one of Dundee’s most popular attractions and is home to around 50 species of animals, birds and reptiles.
Templeton Woods - a haven for wildlife and a great location for woodland activities.
Clatto Reservoir - Dundee’s centre for outdoor watersports.
Croft Farm Water & Leisure Park
Ideally situated, in the heart of beautiful countryside in Gloucestershire, Croft Farm provides a variety of water sports for all the family. Camping and caravanning is on site with good amenities including a cafe and bar.
We offer tuition in windsurfing, sailing, canoeing and raft building. Instruction is provided by qualified staff in a friendly environment but always with safety in mind. We have a strong junior programme of courses for children or they can join in with their parents and learn as a family group.
During the summer holidays we organise ACTION DAYS & WEEKS which give adults and children a chance to have a go a different water sports.
Also at Croft Farm is "PLAYZONE", a children's indoor play centre available for birthday parties and casual use.
Log on to our website or call 01684 772321 for more information.
Calvert Trust Kielder in Northumberland is centrally located in the award winning Kielder Water & Forest Park, one of the UK’s most beautiful areas. Recently awarded Dark Skies status the park, according to the Campaign for the Protection of Rural England (CPRE), the star-studded skies above Kielder Water & Forest Park are the darkest in England. At nearly 580sq miles, our dark sky zone, known as Northumberland International Dark Sky Park, is the largest area of protected night sky in Europe. It is the first of its kind in England and one of the largest in the world, joining the likes of Death Valley and Big Bend Dark Sky Parks in the USA.
We have been providing holidays and outdoor adventure activities suitable for the whole family for 30 years. Our fully accessible facilities make us the perfect venue to explore, discover and enjoy the surrounding area. Day visits, Self-catering and Activity holidays are all available to both adults and children.
Choose a Self-catering holiday in one of our 4-star chalets (sleeping up to 6), and enjoy home-from-home comforts, the space, accessibility and freedom to create your own holiday experiences.
Choose a centre based activity holiday and enjoy an action-packed stay, with all your meals included.
Day visits are available for those that live or are visiting/holidaying not so far-away.
Activities offered include High and Low ropes courses, Archery, King-swing, Laser-clay shooting, Canoeing, Sailing, Abseiling, Indoor and Outdoor climbing, Zip-wire, Geo-cache and Orienteering. Also available is a sensory room, games room and a hydrotherapy swimming pool.
For more information please email us or visit our website.
Konfidence is your one-stop shop for Baby Swimming, Buoyancy and Beachwear essentials. Value for money and high quality products for your children, all year round. We are the designer, manufacturer and distributor of the Konfidence range. So superb customer service and top quality products are what you will receive when buying from Konfidence. Our baby swimming range is used worldwide and is recommended by many leading baby swim schools here in the UK.
Products available all year round;
- A comprehensive baby swimming range including - Babywarma™ Wetsuits, Poncho Towels, Paddler Pools Socks, Baby changers and lots more
- Swim Nappies - One size AquaNappies and NeoNappies™ (these are worn over regular swim nappies to give a double layer protection)
- Sun Protection Clothing - from 6 months including Sun suits, Hats, T-Shirts & Shorts, PLUS a longer sleeved range for even more protection.
- Konfidence Jackets & Floatsuits - helping children learn to swim with adjustable buoyancy and fun bright colours.
- Shortie Wetsuits, Warma™ Wetsuits, Beach Shoes & Micro Neo T-Shirts
- and lots, lots more
Visit us on-line today and see all the fantastic lines we have to offer.
NSC is a British Canoe Union approved centre and all instructors are fully qualified and experienced. Please log onto our website for full details.
Watersports holiday camp in Norwich
Billabong is a friendly family run site set within the tranquil countryside of East Yorkshire catering for water sports activities and family holidays.
Our 11 acre crystal clear lake is the perfect location for learning or improving water sports skills. You can book to use your own craft or we offer one-to-one or group tuition for children and adults in Wakeboarding, Water-skiing, Kneel boarding or Ringo Riding. Wetsuits, lifejackets and all other equipment are supplied.
Within the 22 acre site we have 50 spacious Caravan and Camping pitches with electric hook-ups and beautiful views over the lake. Great facilities include shower and toilet facilities, washing up area, laundry room, café with a veranda overlooking the lake and a children’s playground.
We also organise exciting water sports parties and action packed summer activity days.
Contact us or see our website for full details
Keswick Climbing Wall & Activity CentreSouthey Hill, Keswick, Cumbria CA12 5NR
Whether you are part of a group, family or individual we tailor our activities to fit with your needs. On all our programmes the emphasis is on challenge and fun.