Family Taster Sessions

Always wanted to try adventure sports but didn’t know where to start? We offer some fantastic instructor-led taster sessions, giving everyone a chance to try something new at an affordable price. Suitable for adults, family groups, and children aged 8+.

Pre-booking is essential for these sessions, which cost just £20 per person or £36 for two people. Each session lasts an hour and a half.

Prefer a more individual approach? A private tuition is another great way to begin a new sport at a time to suit you. Prices start at £60 for 2 hours, including equipment.

  • Give us a call on 0118 934 4424 and we'll talk you through your options.


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Paddleboard Taster

You will quickly pick up the skills with our enthusiastic paddleboard instructors - the boards are remarkably stable once you get used to it - and in no time you will be gliding across the water, enjoying the lake from a different perspective. Ages 8+.


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Sailing Taster

Learn how to harness the natural power of the wind as you sail around the lake, under the close guidance of a qualified instructor. Ages 8+


Canoe Kayak Taster

Canoe and Kayak Taster

Canoeing and Kayaking is a diverse sport ranging from flat water touring to white water. Come and dip your toes in the water and see what it's all about. This taster session will give you a relaxed introduction to canoeing and Kayaking (you choose which one). Once our Paddlesport Instructor has taught you the basic skills you need to control the craft we will set out to explore Black Swan Lake. Age 8+.


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RYA Try Sailing - Free!

Come and give sailing a try with one of our instructors at the helm. The session will be 20 minutes around our Black Swan Lake. Ages 8+ or ages 6+ with an accompanying adult who will be taking part in the session.