Youth Club

 The Youth Club provides young people the opportunity to participate in dinghy sailing, kayaking and canoeing. The sessions are run in an informal manner and the young people that attend can choose which activity they would like to do. 

Some young people work towards National Governing Body Awards but our instructors will help and encourage their development in whatever skill they chose to do.

Times

 Summer (April - October): Saturdays 10am – 1pm or 2pm – 5pm & Wednesdays 5pm – 8pm

Winter (October - April): Saturday 10:30am – 12:30pm or 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Ages

8-17 Years Old

Membership Annual Fee Families on Government Benefits
Membership £105 £55

MULTI-ACTIVITY HOLIDAY WEEKS

Children between the age of 8 and 17 years can participate in our 4 or 5 day multi-activity courses, running from 10am till 4pm. The courses take place during the school holidays and are packed full of activities with sailing, kayaking, canoeing, stand up paddleboarding and team games. The high staffing ratio enables the youngsters to participate in all the activities in a safe and controlled environment.
Multi-Activity Week (4 days) Multi-Activity Week (5 days)
MULTI-ACTIVITY WEEKS (4) £140 £170

OPEN WATER SWIMMING

West Reservoir Centre, is a unique water sports facility that now offers open water swimming in the centre of London in the Borough of Hackney - on Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday. The centre regular holds open water coaching and training sessions thoughout the week as well as Tri-Events competitions.

 

We have open water swimming sessions throughout our summer months on Thursday evenings 5.30pm-7.30pm and Saturday/Sunday mornings 7.30am-9.30am.

YOU’LL NEED TO BE MINIMUM OF 14 YEARS OLD AND HAVE DONE AN INDUCTION AT THE CENTRE.

Better Membership Card West Reservoir Better Membership Non-Members
Open Water Swimming Entry Fee £5 Free Entry £10

SAILING RYA LEVEL 1&2

RYA Level 1 Start Sailing

The Centre has a large fleet of dinghies, suitable for all ages and abilities. Adult courses lead to Royal Yachting Association proficiency awards.

An introduction to the sport, covering the minimum knowledge required to get afloat under supervision.  Course duration: 2 days.

All courses are run by suitably qualified staff. The Centre is recognised by the Royal Yachting Association, the British Canoe and the Adventure Activity Licensing Service (licence No. R1032). It is inspected regularly to ensure the highest standards of safety and tuition are maintained.

All courses include the cost of Log Books and awards as appropriate.

The Centre has a large fleet of dinghies, suitable for all ages and abilities. Adult courses lead to Royal Yachting Association proficiency awards.

RYA Level 2 Basic Skills

Becoming a competent sailor in light and moderate winds. Entry requirement: RYA1. Course duration: 2 days.

Those wishing to practice their new-found skills may wish to join the North London Sailing Association (NLSA) membership is open to anyone who holds an RYA Level 2 or Junior Stage 3. Please see the North London sailing information below. 

RYA Level 1 RYA Level 2
Sailing Course Fee £165 £165

PADDLE COURSES

Offering accredited and certificated kayaking for adults and children under the watchful eyes of our expert instructors.

Kayaking and canoeing takes place on the Reservoir and the New River. A varied fleet of kayaks and canoes can cater for all sizes and abilities. Courses lead to British Canoeing paddlesports performance awards.

BC One Star BC Two Star
Paddle Course Fees £80 £80

How to pay

  To join, please email West-Reservoir@GLL.ORG and ask for a membership form.

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