Ardingly Activity Centre : AAC 1

About Ardingly Activity Centre

Over the past 26 years, we have introduced thousands to the thrill and challenge of sailing, windsurfing and canoeing. Our experienced staff are patient and enthusiastic. The centre uses up-to-date and well maintained equipment. The Reservoir provides a large expanse of fresh water, offering an ideal teaching environment, in an area of outstanding natural beauty and Chichester Harbour provides an ideal progression with 11 square miles of water,17 miles of well marked and lit channels and easy access to the Solent.

Birthday Treats

A birthday outing with a difference - bring along your friends for a water sports treat. Have a go at sailing, windsurfing or canoeing. We provide all the equipment, safety cover and instruction. There has to be at least 6 in a party to qualify for our junior group rate. From 7 years and upwards.

Dinghy Sailing

whether you are ready to start sailing or want to learn to sail we can offer a variety of junior sailing tuition. We also offer RYA Dinghy Sailing courses as well as running a sailing club and offering dinghy hire. If you've never sailed before you'll be surprised how easy it is. Good tuition and sound advice mean you'll learn quickly and get the most from your new sport. An RYA course is the best possible introduction to the lifetime hobby of sailing. We teach on a variety of dinghies.


Over the past few years we have developed a reputation as one of the leading junior windsurfing centres. Windsurfing for juniors is all about fun and making it easy to learn, with special junior boards and equipment. We know that juniors will have a great time - it's as easy as falling off a log! Pricing and other facts to note


If you are interested in BCU Canoe and Kayak courses, paddle sports, sit on top canoe hire or paddle sports in general we can help. Canoeing is one of the easiest and least expensive ways to get on the water. As a BCU approved centre, we offer safe instruction at all levels. Our experience and enthusiastic instructors will help you learn quickly, whilst having plenty of fun.

Multi-Activity Days

These are a great way to have a taster of watersports, including kayaking, windsurfing and raftbuilding. Minimum age of 8 years.

We are a recognised Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and British Canoe Union (BCU) approved centre. Ardingly Activity Centre is registered by the Adventurous Activities Authority (AALA). This means that we are regularly inspected for standards of instruction, facilities, equipment and staff ratios.


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