Youth Activities

Sailing, Kayaking, or Windsurfing, there is something for everyone. Please see below for details of the sports available and our different sessions.

The minimum age for our Instructed Activities is eight years old; unfortunately, we cannot accept young people under eight to these sessions, even if it’s just a day before their birthday. You can access the equipment hire sessions which are parent supervised with children as young as five, you can find more details on the Equipment Hire Page

Dinghy Sailing
Sailing is an excellent youth sport, being good for general fitness, highly skilful and great fun! We have a range of youth boats available, to suit all age groups, ideal for young people to learn the basics of the sport right through to the more advanced single and double handed boats. The youth club sailing sessions are suitable for all levels of ability ranging from total beginners to keen racers.

Kayaking and Canoeing
Kayaking is the most physically demanding sport we do at the centre. Kayaking is also one of the wettest sports we do, as capsize practises are a vital part of the tuition we deliver. Our BCU qualified instructors will have you playing games and having a great time out on the dock. We aim to develop our youth kayaking this season with the goal of running some off-site trips during the season to some moving water sites.

Windsurfing
Youth windsurfing has now been established at the centre as a firm favourite with the youth members. The sessions are great fun, beginning with basic balancing exercises and quickly progressing to sailing techniques. Youth windsurfing has been fast developing at the centre and we are pleased to see this sport enjoying such a revival.

  • Monday Youth Club

    The Monday Youth Club is back in 2022. Running from 16:30 – 18:30 each week, you can choose your activity below. We are trying to ensure that is space for everyone on the youth clubs this year. We are only able to accommodate 6 people on each activity session so there are a few things to realise about booking a space: You must be logged in to book. You can only have one future booking at a time, once you have attended you can then book your next. You can cancel your booking until 3 days before via your account

  • Sunday Youth Club

    The Sunday Youth Club is back in 2022. Running from 10:00 – 12:30 each week from the 14th of November, you can choose your activity below. We are trying to ensure that is space for everyone on the youth clubs this year. We are only able to accommodate 6 people on each activity session so there are a few things to realise about booking a space: You must be logged in to book. You can only have one future booking at a time, once you have attended you can then book your next. You can cancel your booking until 3

  • February Half Term Youth Activity Week

    Our Youth Activity Weeks are a firm favourite with everyone and the best way for children to learn or progress their skills. The February Half Term is now available to book.

  • Easter Youth Activity Weeks

    Our Easter Youth Activity Weeks cater for beginners, intermediate and advanced participants in kayaking, sailing and windsurfing. Participants are divided up into groups dependant on ability to maximise progression within their chosen activity.

  • May Half Term Youth Activity Week

    Our Youth Activity Weeks are a firm favourite with everyone and the best way for children to learn or progress their skills. The weeks cater for beginners, intermediate and advanced participants in kayaking, sailing and windsurfing. Participants are divided up into groups depending on their ability to maximise progression within their chosen activity.

  • Summer Youth Activity Week

    Our Youth Activity Weeks are a firm favourite with everyone and the best way for children to learn or progress their skills. The Activities Sailing – Afternoons 1pm-4pm Sailing is a great sport to get involved in, it is great fun and exciting. The sailing takes place in the afternoons only and caters for all levels of ability. Kayaking – Mornings 9:30am-12:30pm, Afternoons 1pm-4pm Our paddling sessions cover both kayaking and canoeing, with one of our BCU instructors teaching you all you need to know about starting paddlesports, along with plenty of fun games. Windsurfing – Mornings 9:30am-12:30pm, Afternoons 1pm-4pm

  • October Half Term Youth Activity Week

    Our Youth Activity Weeks are a firm favourite with everyone and the best way for children to learn or progress their skills. The October Half Term is still waiting to be finalised so check back soon.