Curriculum topics available: Healthy Living, Teamwork and resilience.Lots of our activities require team work, communication skills and awareness of others. We hope to help make students more involved with each other and the activity by the use of positive guidance. Working together as a team or cheering on another individual boosts moral and get the students engaged with one another.
Curriculum topics available: Forces, Seasonal change.With Sailsports and Paddlesports, we can look at the use of the wind on the sail, and the water on the blade. We can focus on how this makes our craft move through the water and what helps to keep us balanced.
Curriculum topics available: Extreme Weather, Sustainable living.At Willen Lake we can experience many different weather conditions. With an open lake we are subjected to lots of wind and with the trees around the perimeter we also have wind that changes direction frequently. We have different stages of wind strength to talk about, and different conditions we might come across.
We can take groups from sizes of 6 up to 500, depending on the activities you choose.
We have a training room, which fits up to 24 children. Use of the training room would include: lunch for rainy days, theory sessions for activities or for teachers to use whilst not on session.
All of our instructors are qualified to give First Aid. We also have a Senior Instructor on site for all trips that is on hand to help on the shore for all first aid incidents.
Whilst some activities may have restrictions, our lake is flat all the way round and we do have disabled facilities available on site.
Yes, we can take groups from all backgrounds and experiences. We are always keen to see more people trying out adventurous activities and believes it gives students a good sense of achievement.
Willen Lake is located in the vibrant and colourful city of Milton Keynes. We see around 850,000 people visit our lake each year to enjoy our green space or take part in activities.
We provide a variety of packages and can cater for all of your trips needs. We pride ourselves on delivering safe, fun and memorable experiences to all our visitors whether you are looking for one activity or a full day. Our fantastic location means you can enjoy sessions both on land and on water across many different activities.
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