Water Sports

Westminster Boating Base
Dinghy sailing, powerboating, kayaking and canoeing instruction for young people and adults. 136 Grosvenor Road, London, SW1V 3JY.
Ocean Leisure
Marine and water sports shop, with specialist staff including diving instructors, dinghy sailors and ocean yachtsmen. 11-14 Northumberland Avenue, City of Westminster, London, WC2N 5AQ.
White water rafting, fly boarding, powerboats, sailing and yachting, scuba driving, jetskis and jetbikes, surfing, kayaking and windsurfing. Opening Timing: Monday to Friday 08:30-17:20. Biggin Hill Airport, Bromley, TN16 3BN.
Southmere Boating Centre
Offers a range of water sports activities for adults, young people, schools and youth group. Binsey Walk, Thamesmead, Bexley, SE2 9TU.
Thames Rowing Club
Based on the Putney Embankment in West London. Catering for all, from juniors to veterans, from novices to internationals. Putney Embankment, London, SW15 1LB.
Aqua Adventure Training
SSI dive courses, first aid courses, AED courses, instructor training courses and a club that is free to join and open to members of all ages. Regular monthly pool sessions and trips organised across the UK and overseas.
Barn Elms Boathouse
Rowing centre with facilities including a full size indoor sculling tank, changing rooms, workshop and a full range of boats from single sculls to eights. Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes, London, SW15 1LB.
The AHOY Centre
Water sports activities for kids and adults. Borthwick Street, Deptford, Greenwich, SE8 3JY.
Wembley Sailing Club
Year round racing and events, RYA approved sailing and powerboat courses, and a sizable collection of club boats for members to use free of charge. Birchen Grove, London, NW9 8SA.
The Docklands Sailing & Watersports Centre
Providing recreational water activities for all sections of the community living and working in the local area including adult, youth and disabled activities. 235a Westferry Road, Isle of Dogs, London, E14 3QS.
Richmond Canoe Club
Offers sprint and marathon racing and recreational paddling, both in canoes and kayaks and runs a variety of courses and training sessions for all ages and abilities. Landsdowne Boathouse, 81-83 Petersham Road, Richmond upon Thames, Surrey, TW10 6UT.
Cremorne Riverside Kayaking Centre
A community facility. Kayaking is delivered on the tidal Thames and also further afield to introduce paddlers to white water, surf and sea kayaking. Cremorne Riverside Cremorne Gardens, Lots Road, London, SW10 0QH.
Datchet Watersports
Watersport centre teaching dinghy sailing, windsurfing, powerboating and yachting. Queen Mother Reservoir, Horton Road, Horton, Berkshire, SL3 9NT.
Pirate Castle
Provide water and land based activities and facilities for individuals, groups and organisations including sessions on narrowboats, skippering, canoeing and kayaking as well as canalside indoor facilities. Oval Road, London, NW1 7EA.
Action Watersports
Waterskiing, wakeboarding, barefoot and jetskiing on a purpose-built lake, with professional instruction and a pro shop. Lake 1, Dengemarsh Road, Lydd, Kent, TN29 9JH.
Royal Canoe Club
The world’s oldest canoe club, with a focus on the competitive flatwater sprint and marathon disciplines. The club runs cadet and junior sections and provides support and coaching for all levels. Trowlock Way, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 9QZ.
WakeUp Docklands
Water sports including wakeboard and stand up paddleboarding activities. Waterfront Studios, 1 Dock Road, Newham, E16 1AG.
Putney Bridge Canoe Club
Offer weekly pool training sessions for those new to the sport, regular paddles on the Thames in the evenings, surf, whitewater trips and trips abroad.
Docklands Sailing & Watersports Centre
Sailing, windsurfing and kayaking, with courses for adults of all levels, and an extensive youth programme with a youth club, school holiday programmes and away trips. 235A Westferry Road, Isle of Dogs, London, E14 3QS.
Big Squid
PADI scuba diving courses, scuba travel, scuba diving equipment and an active London-based diving club where non PADI divers are welcome. Unit 2F Clapham North Arts Centre, 26-32 Voltaire Road, Clapham, London, SW4 6DH.
London No. 1 Diving Club
Founder branch of the British Sub-Aqua Club, which teaches the BSAC Ocean Diver training programme. Dives are organised around the UK and regular weekly meetings held at Seymour Leisure Centre, Seymour Place, London, W1H 5TJ.
Water Polo Club
Range of water polo activities. Southgate Leisure Centre, Winchmore Hill Road, Enfield, N14 6AD.
Hillingdon Outdoor Activities Centre
Provides wide range of water sports including kayaking, canadian canoeing, dinghy sailing, crewed dinghy sailing, windsurfing, wobble boards, stand Up paddle boarding, bell boating and dragon boating. Dews Lane, Harvil Road, Hillingdon, UB9 6JN.
London Youth Rowing
Provides outdoor and indoor water sports. Knowledge Dock Business Centre, University Way, Newham, E16 2RD.
Kayaking London
Operate from a purpose-built kayaking centre and have a range of kayaks – doubles and singles. All coaches are trained and qualified by the British Canoe Union and fully CRB checked. Cremorne Gardens, Lots Road, London, SW10 0QH.
Tidal Thames Navigators’ Club
Specialized in water sports activities. 150 Minories, City of London, EC3N 1LS.
Surrey Docks Watersports Centre
Offers the local community watersport activities of sailing, kayaking and windsurfing as well as a gym and exercise studio. Rope Street, off Plough Way, Greenland Dock, Rotherhithe, London, SE16 7SX.
Turner Swim
Adult swimming lessons with the Le Meridien Hotel in Piccadilly. 21 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 0BH
Frutina Swim Centre
Equipped with flow pools to teach any level of swimming from babies through to club swimmers and triathletes. Westway Sports Centre, 1 Crowthorne Road, London, W10 6RP.
Offers lessons, coaching and group trips for adventure on water. Crewroom, The Embankment Studios, Putney, SW15 1LB.
Chelsea Kayak Club
Focuses on sea kayaking and touring. Membership is open to anyone over the age of 18 who is able to swim 50m in light clothing. Cremorne Riverside Activity Centre, Cremorne Gardens, Lots Road, London, SW10 0QH.
Bray Lake Watersports
Windsurfing, sailing and paddlesports, with professional instructors and lessons for all levels, adults and the under 15s. Birthday parties and team activities catered for. Monkey Island Lane, Windsor Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 2EB.
Racing Dragons
A Dragon Boast club. The season is between March and October and training is all year round. London Regatta Centre, E16 2QT.
Royal Victoria Dock Watersport Centre
Provides opportunities for people of all abilities to participate safely in a variety of water based activities, especially Sailing and Canoeing. Tidal Basin Road, London Area, London, E16 1AD.
Whitgift Sports Club Ltd
Range of water polo activities. The Clubhouse, Croham Manor Road, Croydon, CR2 7BG.
Islington Boat Club
Provides water sports training. 16-34 Graham Street, Islington, N1 8JX.
London Surf Club
Surf trips arranged all over the UK and overseas, and regular monthly evening meetings held at a central London location.
Surrey Docks Watersports Centre
Sailing, kayaking and windsurfing in a 1km watersports dock with a team of professional instructors, as well as a gym and exercise studios. Rope Street, off Plough Way, Greenland Dock, Rotherhithe, London, SE16 7SX.
Chiswick Pier Canoe Club
Catering for touring, white water (freestyle, river running and kayak surfing) and junior canoe polo, as well as recreational paddlers. The Pier House, Corney Reach Way, London, W4 2UG.