Located in the heart of London’s Docklands at the west end of Millwall outer dock, the Centre is based in an award-winning purpose-built facility with great views from the upstairs bar over the dock, and wet facilities downstairs.

We are a Recognised Training Centre and deliver courses in sailing, windsurfing, powerboating and paddlesports.

Our function rooms are available for private and corporate hire throughout the week and land-based events can also be tied in with our water-based activities, such as dragon boating, sailing or paddlesports to create a great day out for you.

  • Easter Holiday Activity Weeks

    We are pleased to announce the opening of bookings for Youth Activity Weeks during the Easter Holidays running 29th March – 1st April and 5th – 8th April. With the continuing COVID restrictions, and following the success of last years summer and autumn programme, the week will operate in the reformatted form so we can still accommodate as many people as possible whilst maintaining a safe environment for all concerned. You can pick which activity suits your child, we have kayaking in the morning and sailing/windsurfing in the afternoon. Children can work towards achieving BC & RYA certificates, respectively, giving

  • Easter Youth Activity Weeks Bookings

    We are happy to announce that our Easter Youth Activity Weeks bookings will go live tomorrow Friday 05/03/21 at 1500. There are limited spaces, so if you would like to book a place for your child then please ensure you are available to book at the time listed above. Booking will be via our website and a link will be posted in our newsfeed at the listed time. The two weeks will be run very similar to last year’s summer and autumn weeks, so remember you can only book a slot for either the Morning (kayaking) or Afternoon (sailing/windsurfing). This

  • We’re Recruiting

    Now that the future is looking slightly clearer we are looking for staff to join our team for what is sure to be a busy season. Despite COVID-19 we still saw some 15,000 sessions delivered in 2020, join us and make 2021 even better. Based in East London we are a Registered Charity and provide Sailing, Kayaking, Windsurfing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Powerboating, Open Water Swimming to all sectors of the community. The Roles We’re looking to recruit one candidate into a position of a ‘Lead Instructor’ and 3/4 additional ‘Watersports Instructors’ to join our team on a full-time basis for


    We regret DSWC has had to close for 4 weeks as part of the national lockdown. The earliest we will be reopening by is the 3rd December. Donations are welcome via Virgin Money Giving to help us make up for lost income and ensure we can reopen as soon as it is safe to do so. We are grateful to all our staff and the community for their support at this time. Our phone lines are currently closed, please email benjamin@dswc.org