Paddlesports Milton Keynes

Try paddlesports in Milton Keynes! We’ve got taster sessions and one day courses to get you paddling in canoes kayaks and on stand up paddleboards at the lovely Willen Lakes in Milton Keynes. The perfect chance to have a go at a new watersport!

If you’ve ever fancied having a go at a paddle sport in the Milton Keynes area this is your chance. Willen Lakes is a fantastic spot with purpose-built facilities to make it really easy for anyone wanting to get down there and try out a sport on the water. It’s easy to get to on public transport and there’s loads of (paid) parking all around the lake too.

The taster sessions here at Willen will give you an hour and a half to get to grips with your paddlesport of choice. There’s kayaking and stand up paddle boarding to choose between. Both are great fun and absolutely no previous experience is required. Just turn up with plenty of enthusiasm and you’ll get on just fine.

Your instructor will meet you lakeside for the welcome and introduction. Once you’ve got your wetsuit on got your paddle in hand and your board canoe or kayak it’s time for a little onshore briefing before launching. After that it’s over to you to head out onto the water and get paddling. 

For those of you who fancy really getting to grips with a new paddlesport this Milton Keynes centre offers full-day introductory courses too. You can pick canoe kayak or both for your paddle day. Once again no previous paddle time is required for the full-day course and all the gear is included.

After the usual safety briefing and on-shore teaching you’ll get plenty of paddling done. You’ll be shown how to paddle forwards and backwards capsize procedures and turning in your vessel too. In essence it’s to give you a good all-round understanding of paddle sports so you feel confident out on the water.

Whether you just have a couple of hours or want to spend all day at the lakes these paddlesports sessions at Milton Keynes offer great value for money. It’s so easy to spend the whole day at Willen Lakes with cafes a play area a pub cycle paths and running trails too. We think you’ll love it!

Find out more and book your place today!