Edgbaston Watersports is Birmingham's premier watersports venue and we offer canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, sailing and an exciting range of specialist courses for all levels of ability. We work with schools, colleges, universities, youth organisations, adult and junior groups. Come to us for a day’s adventure, to do one of our many courses, to a weekly adult or junior club, to celebrate a special occasion or simply to try something new or spend time with family or friends. We hold the AALA licence, have been awarded the Learning Outside the Classroom quality badge, along with Adventuremark and OnBoard Status with the RYA. We work with all levels of experience from beginners through to experienced participants. Our instructors are qualified and some of the best in the outdoor industry. Choose Edgbaston Watersports for fun, adventure and learning and book your experience today.
Here at Edgbaston Watersports we understand the importance of quality, safety, learning, fun and adventure. We design all of our sessions around you and have extensive experience in delivering activities which develop self esteem, confidence, team work and social awareness as well as an appreciation for the natural environment. We are able to offer a variety of awards/schemes through the British Canoe Union & The Royal Yachting Association. We offer courses for schools, colleges, young people’s services, universities, Scouts and Guides, special needs groups, adult groups, junior weekend and holiday clubs and individuals seeking personal development.
We offer a range of courses for the beginner through to advanced. Our RYA sailing and windsurfing courses cover theory and practical to get you into water in next to no time. Why not try canoeing or kayaking or even our sit-on-top kayaks, which are great for all the family. For the enthusiast we offer advanced courses for all watersports, including the powerboat and these are run throughout the year. We also have a summer and winter programme for training instructors in the outdoor industry. We provide all specialist clothing and equipment and our courses are run by our qualified and experienced team of instructors.
For groups large and small we provide watersports sessions which have been devised to aide personal development, we can deliver a package of team building exercises to suit your organisation. Raft-Building is very popular with schools and colleges and acts as a great ice-breaker for new groups.
Summer School and Half Term Activities
Kids, never have a boring summer holiday or half-term again. Come and see how we can fill those long days. We have a range of activities and the minimum age is 7 years old. Sail, Windsurf, Raft-Build, Canoe, Kayak... the choice is yours!
Quality and Assurance
Our team of instructors have a wide range of experience within outdoor education and outdoor learning and are qualified to national governing body standards. All staff are CRB checked. Bear Creek Adventure and Edgbaston Watersports are licensed by the Adventurous Activities Licensing Authority (AALA). We are an LOtC approved centre and hold the quality badge. We also have Adventuremark status and are fully insured.