Courses/Events

On this page you can find any special courses and events you can take part in through us.This page does not show our regular weekly sessions. It also doesn’t show any private, group or school bookings at our centre, so don’t worry if you don’t see your booking and also, please don’t assume we are not busy if you don’t see anything on the day you would like to plan something.

To find out if the day you would like to book a session not listed below is available, it is best to give us a call on 020 7481 4210. To book a course or event listed here, or to find out more, please click on the title of the course or event to get more information. Then click on the BOOK NOW button to make your booking.

  • April 26, 2017

    Junior Activities April – May Wednesdays

    Wednesday afternoon after school sessions for children aged 5-8.  Sessions run 4.00 - 5.30 for five weeks, starting April 26 and finishing on May 24.  Children will get to try out a range of activities including climbing, canoeing and bell boating. All participants must be able to swim and be ...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      April 26, 2017 4:00 pm
    • End:
      May 24, 2017 5:30 pm
    • Cost:
      £15.00 plus booking fee of £2.13
  • April 27, 2017

    Junior Activities April – May Thursdays

    Thursday afternoon after school sessions for children aged 5-8.  Sessions run 4.00 - 5.30 for five weeks, starting April 27 and finishing on May 25.  Children will get to try out a range of activities including climbing, canoeing and bell boating. All participants must be able to swim and be c...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      April 27, 2017 4:00 pm
    • End:
      May 25, 2017 5:30 pm
    • Cost:
      £15.00 plus £2.13 booking fee
  • May 6, 2017

    Adult Kayaking Session 6 May

    Come and try kayaking on our open Saturday morning sessions for adults This fun introduction to kayaking and canoeing takes place on the sheltered water of Shadwell Basin, right next to the Thames in Wapping. All participants must be able to swim and be confident in deep wa...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      May 6, 2017 10:00 am
    • End:
      May 6, 2017 12:30 pm
    • Cost:
      £30.00
  • May 6, 2017

    Adult Sailing Session 6 May

    Come and try sailing on our open Saturday afternoon sessions for adults This fun introduction to dinghy sailing takes place on the sheltered water of Shadwell Basin, right next to the Thames in Wapping. All participants must be able to swim and be confident in deep water. ...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      May 6, 2017 1:30 pm
    • End:
      May 6, 2017 4:00 pm
    • Cost:
      £30.00
  • May 7, 2017

    London Kayakathon

    The London Marathon doesn't just happen on land!  There is also the London Kayakathon, where kayakers take to the Thames to complete a marathon distance on water.  The flotilla leaves from Shadwell Basin and paddles upriver to Chiswick before returning back through the city.  It is a truly exciti...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin & the River Thames
    • Start:
      May 7, 2017 7:00 am
    • End:
      May 7, 2017 4:00 pm
  • May 14, 2017

    Start Sailing – RYA Level 1 Course May 14 & 21 (D1)

    A two day introduction to dinghy sailing for newcomers to the sport. You will learn the basics of sailing to enable you to get safely afloat. This course will take place in the sheltered waters of Shadwell Basin, an ideal environment to start your sailing adventure. You will be awarded the RYA...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      May 14, 2017 10:00 am
    • End:
      May 21, 2017 6:00 pm
    • Cost:
      £170.00 - £190.00
  • June 3, 2017

    Adult Kayaking Session 3 June

    Come and try kayaking on our open Saturday morning sessions for adults This fun introduction to kayaking and canoeing takes place on the sheltered water of Shadwell Basin, right next to the Thames in Wapping. All participants must be able to swim and be confident in deep wa...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      June 3, 2017 10:00 am
    • End:
      June 3, 2017 12:30 pm
    • Cost:
      £30.00
  • June 3, 2017

    Adult Sailing Session 3 June

    Come and try sailing on our open Saturday afternoon sessions for adults This fun introduction to dinghy sailing takes place on the sheltered water of Shadwell Basin, right next to the Thames in Wapping. All participants must be able to swim and be confident in deep water. ...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      June 3, 2017 1:30 pm
    • End:
      June 3, 2017 4:00 pm
    • Cost:
      £30.00
  • June 7, 2017

    Junior Activities June – July Wednesdays

    Wednesday afternoon after school sessions for children aged 5-8.  Sessions run 4.00 - 5.30 for seven weeks, starting June 7 and finishing on July 19.  Children will get to try out a range of activities including climbing, canoeing and bell boating. All participants must be able to swim and be ...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      June 7, 2017 4:00 pm
    • End:
      July 19, 2017 5:30 pm
    • Cost:
      £21.00 plus booking fee of £2.56
  • June 8, 2017

    Junior Activities June – July Thursdays

    Thursday afternoon after school sessions for children aged 5-8.  Sessions run 4.00 - 5.30 for seven weeks, starting June 8 and finishing on July 20.  Children will get to try out a range of activities including climbing, canoeing and bell boating. All participants must be able to swim and be c...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      June 8, 2017 4:00 pm
    • End:
      July 20, 2017 5:30 pm
    • Cost:
      £21.00 plus booking fee of £2.56
  • June 17, 2017

    Adult Kayaking Session 17 June

    Come and try kayaking on our open Saturday morning sessions for adults This fun introduction to kayaking and canoeing takes place on the sheltered water of Shadwell Basin, right next to the Thames in Wapping. All participants must be able to swim and be confident in deep wa...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      June 17, 2017 10:00 am
    • End:
      June 17, 2017 12:30 pm
    • Cost:
      £30.00
  • June 17, 2017

    Adult Sailing Session 17 June

    Come and try sailing on our open Saturday afternoon sessions for adults This fun introduction to dinghy sailing takes place on the sheltered water of Shadwell Basin, right next to the Thames in Wapping. All participants must be able to swim and be confident in deep water. ...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      June 17, 2017 1:30 pm
    • End:
      June 17, 2017 4:00 pm
    • Cost:
      £30.00
  • June 18, 2017

    Start Sailing – RYA Level 1 Course June 18 & 25 (D2)

    A two day introduction to dinghy sailing for newcomers to the sport. You will learn the basics of sailing to enable you to get safely afloat. This course will take place in the sheltered waters of Shadwell Basin, an ideal environment to start your sailing adventure. You will be awarded the RYA...

    • Start:
      June 18, 2017 10:00 am
    • End:
      June 25, 2017 6:00 pm
    • Cost:
      £170.00 - £190.00
  • July 1, 2017

    Adult Kayaking Session 1 July

    Come and try kayaking on our open Saturday morning sessions for adults This fun introduction to kayaking and canoeing takes place on the sheltered water of Shadwell Basin, right next to the Thames in Wapping. All participants must be able to swim and be confident in deep wa...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      July 1, 2017 10:00 am
    • End:
      July 1, 2017 12:30 pm
    • Cost:
      £30.00
  • July 1, 2017

    Adult Sailing Session 1 July

    Come and try sailing on our open Saturday afternoon sessions for adults This fun introduction to dinghy sailing takes place on the sheltered water of Shadwell Basin, right next to the Thames in Wapping. All participants must be able to swim and be confident in deep water. ...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      July 1, 2017 1:30 pm
    • End:
      July 1, 2017 4:00 pm
    • Cost:
      £30.00
  • July 8, 2017

    Adult Kayaking Session 8 July

    Come and try kayaking on our open Saturday morning sessions for adults This fun introduction to kayaking and canoeing takes place on the sheltered water of Shadwell Basin, right next to the Thames in Wapping. All participants must be able to swim and be confident in deep wa...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      July 8, 2017 10:00 am
    • End:
      July 8, 2017 12:30 pm
    • Cost:
      £30.00
  • July 8, 2017

    Adult Sailing Session 8 July

    Come and try sailing on our open Saturday afternoon sessions for adults This fun introduction to dinghy sailing takes place on the sheltered water of Shadwell Basin, right next to the Thames in Wapping. All participants must be able to swim and be confident in deep water. ...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      July 8, 2017 1:30 pm
    • End:
      July 8, 2017 4:00 pm
    • Cost:
      £30.00
  • July 9, 2017

    Basic Skills – RYA Sailing Level 2 Course July 9 & 16 (D5)

    All of our courses are taught by RYA qualified instructors in groups with a maximum ratio of 6 students to each instructor. Teaching takes place on Shadwell Basin, on the tidal waters of the Thames and in the classroom and we move between the different environments depending on the group, the wea...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      July 9, 2017 10:00 am
    • End:
      July 16, 2017 6:00 pm
    • Cost:
      £170.00 - £190.00
  • July 15, 2017

    Adult Kayaking Session 15 July

    Come and try kayaking on our open Saturday morning sessions for adults This fun introduction to kayaking and canoeing takes place on the sheltered water of Shadwell Basin, right next to the Thames in Wapping. All participants must be able to swim and be confident in deep wa...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      July 15, 2017 10:00 am
    • End:
      July 15, 2017 12:30 pm
    • Cost:
      £30.00
  • July 15, 2017

    Adult Sailing Session 15 July

    Come and try sailing on our open Saturday afternoon sessions for adults This fun introduction to dinghy sailing takes place on the sheltered water of Shadwell Basin, right next to the Thames in Wapping. All participants must be able to swim and be confident in deep water. ...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      July 15, 2017 1:30 pm
    • End:
      July 15, 2017 4:00 pm
    • Cost:
      £30.00
  • September 3, 2017

    Start Sailing – RYA Level 1 Course Sept 3 & 10 (D3)

    A two day introduction to dinghy sailing for newcomers to the sport. You will learn the basics of sailing to enable you to get safely afloat. This course will take place in the sheltered waters of Shadwell Basin, an ideal environment to start your sailing adventure. You will be awarded the RYA...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      September 3, 2017 10:00 am
    • End:
      September 10, 2017 6:00 pm
    • Cost:
      £170.00 - £190.00
  • September 6, 2017

    Junior Activities September – October Wednesdays

    Wednesday afternoon after school sessions for children aged 5-8.  Sessions run 4.00 - 5.30 for seven weeks, starting September 6 and finishing on October 18.  Children will get to try out a range of activities including climbing, canoeing and bell boating. All participants must be able to swim...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      September 6, 2017 4:00 pm
    • End:
      October 18, 2017 5:30 pm
    • Cost:
      £21.00 plus booking fee of £2.56
  • September 7, 2017

    Junior Activities September – October Thursdays

    Thursday afternoon after school sessions for children aged 5-8.  Sessions run 4.00 - 5.30 for seven weeks, starting September 7 and finishing on October 19.  Children will get to try out a range of activities including climbing, canoeing and bell boating. All participants must be able to swim ...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      September 7, 2017 4:00 pm
    • End:
      October 19, 2017 5:30 pm
    • Cost:
      £21.00 plus booking fee of £2.56
  • September 16, 2017

    Adult Kayaking Session 16 September

    Come and try kayaking on our open Saturday morning sessions for adults This fun introduction to kayaking and canoeing takes place on the sheltered water of Shadwell Basin, right next to the Thames in Wapping. All participants must be able to swim and be confident in deep wa...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      September 16, 2017 10:00 am
    • End:
      September 16, 2017 12:30 pm
    • Cost:
      £30.00
  • September 16, 2017

    Adult Sailing Session 16 September

    Come and try sailing on our open Saturday afternoon sessions for adults This fun introduction to dinghy sailing takes place on the sheltered water of Shadwell Basin, right next to the Thames in Wapping. All participants must be able to swim and be confident in deep water. ...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      September 16, 2017 1:30 pm
    • End:
      September 16, 2017 4:00 pm
    • Cost:
      £30.00
  • September 17, 2017

    Basic Skills – RYA Sailing Level 2 Course September 17 & 24 (D6)

    All of our courses are taught by RYA qualified instructors in groups with a maximum ratio of 6 students to each instructor. Teaching takes place on Shadwell Basin, on the tidal waters of the Thames and in the classroom and we move between the different environments depending on the group, the wea...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      September 17, 2017 10:00 am
    • End:
      September 24, 2017 6:00 pm
    • Cost:
      £170.00 - £190.00
  • September 23, 2017

    Adult Kayaking Session 23 September

    Come and try kayaking on our open Saturday morning sessions for adults This fun introduction to kayaking and canoeing takes place on the sheltered water of Shadwell Basin, right next to the Thames in Wapping. All participants must be able to swim and be confident in deep wa...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      September 23, 2017 10:00 am
    • End:
      September 23, 2017 12:30 pm
    • Cost:
      £30.00
  • September 23, 2017

    Adult Sailing Session 23 September

    Come and try sailing on our open Saturday afternoon sessions for adults This fun introduction to dinghy sailing takes place on the sheltered water of Shadwell Basin, right next to the Thames in Wapping. All participants must be able to swim and be confident in deep water. ...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      September 23, 2017 1:30 pm
    • End:
      September 23, 2017 4:00 pm
    • Cost:
      £30.00
  • September 30, 2017

    Adult Kayaking Session 30 September

    Come and try kayaking on our open Saturday morning sessions for adults This fun introduction to kayaking and canoeing takes place on the sheltered water of Shadwell Basin, right next to the Thames in Wapping. All participants must be able to swim and be confident in deep wa...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      September 30, 2017 10:00 am
    • End:
      September 30, 2017 12:30 pm
    • Cost:
      £30.00
  • September 30, 2017

    Adult Sailing Session 30 September

    Come and try sailing on our open Saturday afternoon sessions for adults This fun introduction to dinghy sailing takes place on the sheltered water of Shadwell Basin, right next to the Thames in Wapping. All participants must be able to swim and be confident in deep water. ...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      September 30, 2017 1:30 pm
    • End:
      September 30, 2017 4:00 pm
    • Cost:
      £30.00
  • October 8, 2017

    Start Sailing – RYA Level 1 Course October 8 & 15(D4)

    A two day introduction to dinghy sailing for newcomers to the sport. You will learn the basics of sailing to enable you to get safely afloat. This course will take place in the sheltered waters of Shadwell Basin, an ideal environment to start your sailing adventure. You will be awarded the RYA...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      October 8, 2017 10:00 am
    • End:
      October 15, 2017 6:00 pm
    • Cost:
      £170-£190
  • October 22, 2017

    Basic Skills – RYA Sailing Level 2 Course October 22 & 29 (D7)

    All of our courses are taught by RYA qualified instructors in groups with a maximum ratio of 6 students to each instructor. Teaching takes place on Shadwell Basin, on the tidal waters of the Thames and in the classroom and we move between the different environments depending on the group, the wea...

    • Venue:
      Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    • Start:
      October 22, 2017 10:00 am
    • End:
      October 29, 2017 6:00 pm
    • Cost:
      £170-£190