Après white water

We’re not just wild about water. There’s plenty for you to enjoy at Lee Valley White Water Centre whilst keeping your feet firmly on dry land. Drink and dine in The Terrace Bar & Café or go for the grill and grab a bite to eat from our BBQ. Join us for one of the many events and competitions we host throughout the year.

Friday Night Live - Every Friday night from 20:00

Add Friday Night Live to your social calendar and celebrate the end of the week with an evening of live music, great food and a lively bar every Friday evening. Whether you’ve tumbled down the rapids in our Fast and Furious Fridays or just want to join us for a drink and hang out with your mates, our live music nights are the perfect way to toast to the weekend. Plus there's selected drink offers all night!

Free entry

Further details


  • Every Friday evening from 20:00 until late
  • Free entry
  • Selection of cocktails from £5

Upcoming acts:

  • Free Electric Band - 9 June
  • Bad Girls Groove - 16 June
  • Legomen - 23 June
  • Revolver - 30 June

Open Air Cinema - 24 June

See it BIG and hear it LOUD - we're bringing Hollywood course side! Grab your popcorn and pull up a blanket - there's no better way to watch a movie than under a starlit sky.

£10 per person

Further details

Film: Top Gun

  • Blankets and chairs aren't provided so please feel free to bring your own
  • Snacks can be purchased throughout the evening from The Terrace Bar & Café
  • Tickets: £10 per person

For Bookings please click here.

Beer Festival - 1 July

From real ales and ciders to live music and delicious food our beer festival is one to mark on the calendar!



FREE entry

Further details

Good to know:

  • From 12:00 until late
  • Free entry
  • Live music from 15:00 until 21:30
  • I.D. will be required for all alcohol purchases
  • Beach Soccer match to enjoy your pint with. Kick off 16:00
  • Please remember alcohol should be enjoyed responsibly


Summer Splash - 2 July

Back by popular demand! Splash into summer with our Summer Splash family fun day. There's a host of free activities and entertainment available throughout the day for all the family to enjoy. From inflatable obstacle courses to live music, you can soak up the action without actually getting a soaking, or if you're feeling adventurous, head for the water with our lake and white water activities.

FREE entry

Further details

Summer Splash activities

Before your visit, please complete your Activity & Parental Consent Form. Please note, if you are participating in a water activity, you will have to fill our water Parental Consent Form. Please bring all these forms with you on the day.

Activities taking place between 11:00 – 16:00 include:

  • Live music at The Terrace Bar & Café
  • Free inflatable admission
  • Disc Golf*
  • Kids Circus, meetings with some furry friends and face painting**
  • Lee Valley Park Farms
  • Go Canoeing - Fully Booked
  • Go SUP sessions on our lake - Fully Booked
  • Free FootGolf
  • White water activities – pre-book here to guarantee your white water adventure!
  • Water Wipeout – pre-book here to guarantee your wipeout! Please note this session is half an hour.
  • Diving - pre-book you diving session here.
  • Beach Soccer match to enjoy. Kick off 12:00

Plus lots, lots more…!

Booking for special activities is available now, sign up to our newsletter to stay in touch with all the information!

* Disc Golf is free to participate in, but there is a deposit for the disc, which will be reimbursed to you on return of the disc.  

**There will be a small fee for entry to the Circus Tent, where there'll be face painting, circus activities, animals and more.

Fun for all the family!

The sun has got it's hat on... finally! Grab a bucket and spade and head down to our beach area to see who can make the best sandcastle of all time!

FREE entry

Further details

  • The Beach can be found at the Pavilion in the Park 
  • We ask that all visitors to The Beach adhere to our Rules and Regulations
  • Beach games including buckets and spades can be purchased from the Finish Line Café (subject to opening times)

Lee Valley Aquathlon

It's time to put all your hard work and training to the test in our Aquathlon challenge. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced triathlete, you can enter this event which takes place on the first Tuesday of the month from May to September.

From £12 per person

Further details

We have 2 races for you to choose from:

Race 1: 250m swim followed by a 3km run

Race 2: 500m swim followed by a 5.5km run

View the race route

Lee Valley Aquathlon Joining Instructions

  • Wetsuits can be hired from the centre for an additional £5
  • All participants must be aged 18 or over

2017 Dates

Sign up using the link below

4 July - https://www.entrycentral.com/LVWWC3

1 August - https://www.entrycentral.com/LVWWC4

5 September - https://www.entrycentral.com/LVWWC5

2017 Results

Results for each Aquathlon will be posted below on the following Wednesday morning.

2 May - Results

6 June - Results

2016 results

Taken part in one of our previous Aquathlon series? View past results