We have a range of paddlesports available for both children and adults to try, from complete beginner to expert.
Paddlesports are a great way to a happier, healthier lifestyle. Incorporate paddlesports into your workout routine and enjoy the health benefits of improved cardiovascular fitness and muscle strength while enjoying the relaxed environment of the Lake and it’s stunning scenery.
If you’re looking to try something new why not have a go at one of our taster sessions?
Kayaking & Canoeing
Kayaking is a perfect way for beginners to start watersports. A kayak is a small, narrow watercraft that is typically propelled by a double-bladed paddle.
Canoeing involves users moving through the water on a small craft, designed for either one or two people, with a single-bladed paddle.
Choose the right session for you; have fun, improve your technique and enjoy being on the water with friends.
Adult Kayaking Taster Session
These sessions are for beginners who want a taste of kayaking in a small group under the tuition of one of our qualified Instructors. The ideal place to start if you are looking to do a qualification course.
Kayak and Canoe Courses
Using the lake and various off-site locations, Hollingworth Lake Activity Centre offers a range of kayak and canoe courses from basic introductory flat water courses to exciting river trips and moving water training.
All of our Paddlesport courses and activities are run in line with the guidelines of British Canoeing, the governing body for Paddlesports in Great Britain.
Choose from Sailing, Windsurfing or Kayaking
Saturday 10am – 11.30am
Sit On Top
Fancy just giving it a go?
Our Sit on Top kayaks are available to hire on Thursday evenings and weekend afternoons (weather permitting). We have single or double boats available, book online up to three days in advance to enjoy your waterborne adventure.
Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)
Stand up paddleboarding (SUP) is a water sport born from surfing where the paddle boarder stands on a board floating in the water and uses a paddle to propel themselves through the water.
Groups of four to eight can book a fun filled session on our giant SUP, perfect for parties, hen weekends or just some family fun.
Paddleboard Adult Taster
These sessions are for beginners who want a taste of stand up paddleboarding in a small group under the tuition of one of our qualified Instructors. The ideal place to start if you don’t feel confident on the water.
Paddleboard Hire Sessions
Fancy just giving it a go? Our Stand up Paddleboards are available to hire on Thursday evenings and weekend afternoons (weather permitting). Book online up to three days in advance to enjoy your waterborne adventure.
Private Tuition 1:1 or 2:1
Our qualified instructor and coaches can offer private sessions tailored to meet your needs – ideal for everyone from beginners to the advanced.
Available in 1:1 or 2:1 tuition.
Whether you’re looking to start out in Sailing or looking for top tips on how to improve, you can book a private lesson for one person or two.
Private sessions can be booked in 1 hour slots