School Water Sports Trips

UK & Overseas

Action packed water sports activity holidays are popular among school groups, with hundreds of UK schools heading to the nearest coast, river or lake, each year. Pupils are usually getting their first taste of a range of exciting and challenging water activities, such as canoeing and kayaking, white water rafting, surfing, windsurfing and dinghy sailing. The water sports packages we offer here can be tailor-made to suit both your learning objectives and your school's budget.

As well as experiencing new water sports activities, these types of trips are a perfect way for teachers to allow pupils to celebrate the end of primary school, or as a way to get new groups bonding when starting secondary school. Children will learn a variety of practical new technical skills, while developing their own personal and social skills, and forging friendships.

Promoting well established, professional water sports centres who focus on learning and safety, we are able to feature a diverse range of venues. These school group water sports trips, allow us to offer single session experiences through to week long residential adventures.

Popular coastal water sports include surfing, windsurfing, sailing, and sea kayaking. Instructors hold qualifications from the Royal Yachting Association and the International Surf Association and are trained to give beginners an enthusiastic introduction to a variety of water activities. On inland lakes and rivers, school groups can try open canoes, kayaks, and rafts. Instructors hold British Canoe Union UKCC coaching qualifications, enabling them to safely teach paddlesports to school groups.

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UKSA
UKSA
UKSA

UKSA enjoys a waterfront location in Cowes on the sunny Isle of Wight and is the perfect location for residential and non-residential watersports and team building for students from 8 years upwards. The wider benefits of participation in watersports are widely recognised and include inspiration, enjoyment, teamwork, boosting self-confidence and self-reliance, as well as the making and sealing of friendships. We can incorporate Skills for Life into our four-night residential activity visits. ...Details & Enquire



Norfolk Lakes Activity Centre

Norfolk Lakes Activity Centre

Schools can enjoy a range of watersports and outdoor pursuits in our new activity centre, 11 miles from Norwich in East Anglia. As well as 37 acres of water, large indoor facilities provide a range of activities such as climbing, abseiling and more....
Norfolk Lakes Activity Centre

Hengistbury Head Outdoor Education Centre

Hengistbury Head Outdoor Education Centre

Based on the edge of a SSSI nature reserve and the picturesque Christchurch Harbour, we offer bespoke trips for Field Studies and Outdoor Activities with highly qualified instructors fully accredited by AALA. ...
Hengistbury Head Outdoor Education Centre

Pro-Active Adventure Conwy

Pro-Active Adventure Conwy

Our activity centre is just outside the medieval walled town of Conwy. A great location with beaches, activity locations and sites of special interest close by. Full activity programmes specifically designed to meet your needs. ...
Pro-Active Adventure Conwy

Safe and Sound Outdoors

Safe and Sound Outdoors

If you are looking for a school residential, an activity day at your school, a short break or a full on wilderness adventure then this is the place to find it all. We have 15 years experience booking school trips. ...
Safe and Sound Outdoors


Mount Cook

Mount Cook

Mount Cook is a new not-for-profit Adventure Centre dedicated to providing exciting outdoor adventurous activities and outdoor learning opportunities for children and young people in the heart of the Peak District. ...
Mount Cook

Eaton Vale Activity Centre

Eaton Vale Activity Centre

Located in Norwich, Eaton Vale Activity Centre are an LOtC centre who are able to cater for your educational needs in a warm and welcome atmosphere at Norfolk's premier Activity Centre. ...
Eaton Vale Activity Centre

Share Discovery Village

Share Discovery Village

Share Discovery Village is Ireland's largest residential activity centre, offering a range of over 30 activities onsite to both able-bodied and disabled people. SHARE is based on the picturesque shores of Upper Lough Erne. ...
Share Discovery Village

Medina Valley Centre

Medina Valley Centre

The Medina Valley Centre nestles on the banks of the River Medina, at the heart of the beautiful Isle of Wight. Our activities are centred in and around the river with a range of water, land and ropes activities; with a focus on personal development....
Medina Valley Centre


Longridge

Longridge

Outdoor Activity Centre in a beautiful Thameside location offering a complete range of land and water activities with a selection of flexible dining and accommodation solutions and its own Swallows and Amazons island in the Thames. ...
Longridge

Glan-llyn, Snowdonia National Park

Glan-llyn, Snowdonia National Park

Glan-llyn is an outdoor education centre situated on the edge of Llyn Tegid and sits within the spectacular Snowdonia National Park. With the mountains, lake and breathtaking scenery – what better backdrop is there for a fun-filled adventure? ...
Glan-llyn, Snowdonia National Park

ACUK Whitemoor Lakes

ACUK Whitemoor Lakes

Whitemoor Lakes is the perfect outdoor activity centre for adventurous school residential trips. Covering 25 acres of grassland, purpose built activity equipment and a 40 acre lake so there's plenty of space for adventures with fabulous hospitality. ...
ACUK Whitemoor Lakes

Conway Centres Anglesey

Conway Centres Anglesey

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
With direct access to the Menai Strait the venue offers both challenging Outdoor Activities & Creative/Performing Arts opportunities. Set in 169 acres there are an extensive range of on-site activities that last 3hrs so are as productive as possible....
Conway Centres Anglesey


Whitlingham Adventure

Whitlingham Adventure

Whitlingham Adventure is set within Whitlingham Country Park, just on the outskirts of Norwich, offering bespoke, high quality trips in a complete range of water and land activities to children, young people and the wider community. ...
Whitlingham Adventure

Govilon Activity Centre

Govilon Activity Centre

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★
Govilon Activity Centre For exhilarating, memorable experiences for your school with exciting activities in the great outdoors. These valuable and enjoyable experiences learnt when we are young often stay with us for life. ...
Govilon Activity Centre

Hesley Wood

Hesley Wood

Hesley Wood, set in beautiful surroundings awaits you to have an adventure! ...
Hesley Wood

UKSA

UKSA

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
Using sailing, watersports and other outdoor activities we challenge, empower and educate young people. Over 6,000 school pupils come to our main waterfront campus every year. Bespoke packages include accommodation, food, kit and tuition. ...
UKSA


Abernant Lake

Abernant Lake

Abernant Lake is an outdoor pursuits activity centre on the edge of the Breacon Beacons National Park. Our self contained 55 acre site gives schools the opportunity to experience a range of activities in a safe and caring environment. ...
Abernant Lake

Pro-Active Adventure Broad Haven

Pro-Active Adventure Broad Haven

In Pembrokeshire, Pro-Active Adventure offer some of the most spectacular activity venues in South Wales. We have a full range of activity programmes that are developed to meet the individual needs of your pupil group. Programmes last from 1 - 5 days...
Pro-Active Adventure Broad Haven

Inspired Outdoor Adventure Centre

Inspired Outdoor Adventure Centre

Would you like a bespoke Outdoor Learning Package designed for your school needs, ranging from 1 hour to a few days, encouraging outdoor skills & team building? We provide all equipment for activities such as canoeing, raft build, zip line building ...
Inspired Outdoor Adventure Centre

Crowden Outdoor Education Centre

Crowden Outdoor Education Centre

An activity retreat in the heart of the Peak District, Crowden Outdoor Educational Centre has been making memories and developing skills for schools and youth groups since 1979. ...
Crowden Outdoor Education Centre


Conway Centres Tattenhall

Conway Centres Tattenhall

Located in the beautiful village of Tattenhall just 7 miles from Chester the centre offers a peaceful haven and a base for wide range of Outdoor Activities and the Arts. It's proximity to many schools makes it ideal for day courses too. ...
Conway Centres Tattenhall

Avon Tyrell - The ukyouth Outdoor Activity Centre

Avon Tyrell - The ukyouth Outdoor Activity Centre

Avon Tyrrell, UK Youth Outdoor Activity Centre is located in the stunning New Forest National Park and offers an extensive range of site activities, all linked to the National Curriculum as well as various accommodation options for organised groups. ...
Avon Tyrell - The ukyouth Outdoor Activity Centre

Walesby Forest

Walesby Forest

Walesby Forest is an Outdoor Educational Activity Centre with over 40 adventure activities and offers a wide range of accommodations in its extensive forest woodlands and two hundred and fifty acres situated in the heart of Sherwood forest. ...
Walesby Forest

Skern Lodge

Skern Lodge

North Devon's premier outdoor centre. Fantastic friendly staff, exciting activities in wonderful locations and tasty, wholesome food in great surroundings. Makes Skern Lodge the ideal destination for your next residential or day trip. ...
Skern Lodge


Oaker Wood Leisure

Oaker Wood Leisure

Woodland Outdoor Activity centre with 2 Glamping Villages which can be booked by schools for exclusive use. Sleeps up to 60 in each village. Wooden Glamping Pods sleeping up to 8. Catered or self catered. High Ropes, Low Ropes, Team Building, Rafting...
Oaker Wood Leisure

Plas Menai

Plas Menai

Nestled between the mountains and the sea, Plas Menai is the National Outdoor Centre for Wales. Passionate about the outdoors we offer unforgettable experiences and activities to empower young people, developing confidence and communication skills. ...
Plas Menai

Sealyham Activity Centre

Sealyham Activity Centre

Residential outdoor activities in the stunning surroundings of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. AALS licensed centre, catering for up to 100 students + teachers. ...
Sealyham Activity Centre

Fancy a watersports trip outside the UK? Take a look at these inspiring overseas venues...


Greek Watersports Adventure

Greek Watersports Adventure

Our philosophy is simple: we believe that everything is more fun when it’s on, or by, the water. That’s why all our beautiful resorts are right on the shores of clear, warm blue waters and stacked with the latest free-to-use sports equipment. ...
Greek Watersports Adventure

Outdoor Activities in Crete

Outdoor Activities in Crete

Crete is a new destination for overseas school residentials. It is not over crowded or overexploited, it is simply one of the best locations for your overseas school residential. Prices for full catering and activity programme are UK comparable....
Outdoor Activities in Crete

Alpine Summer Adventure

Alpine Summer Adventure

At Alpine Elements we think that mountains are for life, not just for winter. Anyone who’s been knows that summer in the Alps is a magical experience: the grass is lush and green, the air is sweet and cool and the mountains are vast and waiting. ...
Alpine Summer Adventure

Ardeche Adventure

Ardeche Adventure

Come and experience a School Adventure with a real difference. A level of service we feel you will struggle to beat. From your first enquiry right through to getting back to School and beyond. Our Adventures really do have the 'Atlas Difference' ...
Ardeche Adventure


International DofE Walking & Kayaking Expeditions

International DofE Walking & Kayaking Expeditions

We offer bespoke International Gold DofE expeditions walking, biking or paddling. Our current trips have taken us to Norway, Sweden & Croatia and include travel, R&R/culture days and added activities like Canyoning and BBQ's after the expedition. ...
International DofE Walking & Kayaking Expeditions

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