Southwater Watersports Centre

We at Southwater Watersports Centre are set in a beautiful location in Southwater Country Park and we are proud to say, we have something for everyone! No matter if you are a family group looking for something fun to do, a club wanting an exciting sport for their members to take part in or if you are an individual wanting to become a qualified Watersports Coach – then look no further than us! You will find it all here at Southwater Watersports!

The Watersports & Acitivity Days we do include:

  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Dinghy Sailing
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding
  • Raft Building
  • First Aid
  • Orienteering
  • Team Building Activities
  • River Trips & Holidays
  • Activity Hire per Day / Hour
  • Children’s Parties
  • Childrens Holiday Activities
  • Children’ Countryside Crew days
  • Club Days For Children & Adults
  • Family Fun days

We may be a small centre but we are filled with friendly and passionate people who love all activities on the water! Our team is made up of talented, qualified individuals who are here to help get you on the water, no matter what your level of expertise is. Our main goal is to offer watersports to everyone – we can train anyone from 8yrs and our expertise is backed up with National Governing Body Qualifications such as: RYA, BCU, and ALAA.

We have the facilities to cater for one-to-one tuition, group bookings, Stag & Hen dos, team building events and multi-activity days for groups including schools etc. Our aim is to undertake watersports safely whilst maintaining that everyone has as much fun as possible! We offer many activities but in short, our speciality is kayaking, canoeing & sailing, and to hire Sit-on-top Kayaks and Mountain Bikes.

We even stock and supply a wide variety of boats, clothing, equipment and accessories which can be purchased from our on-site shop ‘UK Kayaking’. Or if you are not local, you can also visit our on-line shop –

Our full list of items we have for sale include:

  • ACCESSORIES: Accessories, Books and DVDs, Spraydecks, and Transporting Goods.
  • PADDLES: Canoe paddles, and Kayak Paddles.
  • CLOTHING: Life Jackets, Bouyancy Aids, Jackets, Headgear, Footwear, Gloves, Thermals, and Dry Suits, Trousers, Shorts & Wetsuits.
  • BOATS FOR SALE: Canoes, Kayaks, Inflatable Boats, and Bargain Boats.
  • JUST FOR KIDS: Boats, Clothing, and Paddles.

Please do not hesitate to get in contact with us for further information on any of our services – we would love to hear from you! Or you can visit our social media page to hear about our latest news and deals.

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