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 until 1 September

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:

  • 1967 - 18 August
  • Airplay - 25 August
  • Bad Girls Groove - 1 September

Saturday Night Live - Every Saturday night from 19:00 until 2 September

Saturday Night Live is here for the summer! With an earlier time slot to its Friday counterpart, this is a great family night out after a day of bouncing fun at our Beach & Play Park or rafting the rapids!  

Free entry

Further details

  • Every Saturday evening from 29 July at 19:30 until 2 September
  • Free entry
  • Selection of cocktails from £5

Upcoming acts:

  • Revolver – 19 August
  • Rumours Duo – 26 August
  • The Aces – 2 September

Men’s Beach Soccer National League Super Final - 20 August

Get ready for the Beach Soccer showdown of the century! Lee Valley White Water Centre is hosting the Men’s Beach Soccer National League Super Final on 20 August. Bring your seat and prepare for the battle for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place as well as the chance to see blossoming young talent in London Youth U13’s Final. With first kick off at 11:00, this will be a day jam packed of footy madness.

£5 per person

Further details

Men’s National League 2017 Super Final

11:00 – Semi Final 1

Beach Soccer Arsenal


Portsmouth Beach Soccer


12:15 – Semi Final 2

Isle of Wight Beach Soccer


Silesia Beach Soccer St Neots


14:45 – 3rd Place Play-off

Loser of Semi Final 1


Loser of Semi Final 2


16:00 – Final

Winner of Semi Final 1


Winner of Semi Final 2



London Youth U13’s Final

13:30 – Final

Shoreditch Youth


Brimsdown Youth


Open Air Cinema - 9 September

See it BIG and hear it LOUD - we're bringing Hollywood course side for the FINAL time in 2017! Grab your popcorn and pull up a blanket - there's no better way to watch a movie than under a starlit sky and ALL proceeds will go to The Nightingale Cancer Support Centre. 

£10 per person

Further details

Film: The Bodyguard

  • 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

British Open - 16-17 September

The British Open is on! Get ready for weekend where the novice and professional paddlers will share the same water.

FREE entry

Further details

Stare in awe of the Freestyler’s flips, gaze at canoes slaloming through poles and watch our British Rafting teams compete in three races over the weekend where white water rules!

Get inspired with Olympic and World Champions signing sessions and have the chance to chat with them in person.

Why don’t you have a go yourself? With our Have-a-go session for Sit-on-top kayaks and rafting, we’re sure you’ll get just as hooked on the water as us!


  • Have-a-go Sit-on-top kayak session from 10:00-16:00
    • This will be run on a first come first serve basis
  • Have-a-go white water rafting session 11:00 – 13:00
    • £5 for the session. This is pay on the day and cash only
    • This session will based on our Legacy Course
    • This will be run on a first come first serve - the sign up sheet will be available at the Legacy Race HQ at 10:00, located at the top of the Legacy course
    • All participants must be ready at 10:30, or risk losing their place
    • All participants must be aged 15 and over
  • Watch the action of the Slalom, Freestyle, and Rafting competitions
  • Are you a paddler? Get in on the action yourself by entering our Boater X competition/challenge?


  • Have-a-go sit-on-top kayak session from 10:00-16:00
    • This will be run on a first come first serve basis
  • Have-a-go rafting session 10:00 – 12:00
    • £5 for the session. This is pay on the day and cash only
    • This session will based on our Lake
    • This will be run on a first come first serve - the sign up sheet will be available at the Legacy Race HQ, located at the top of the Legacy course
    • All participants must be ready at 09:30, or risk losing their place
    • All participants must be aged 8 and over. Child under 12 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Check out the best of the best and watch our Slalom finals



Wicked White Water

Get ready for a week of ghoulish goings on! With extra sessions during the week, you can all get a last taste of our white water before it goes into its winter slumber.

From £5 per person

Further details

  • Free Trick or Treat Treasure Hunt and other fang-tastic activities all week
  • Take the cover of night fall with our Late night Thrills & Chills Rafting and Horror Hot Dog session on Saturday 28 October
  • Feel the chase of the white water during Terrifying Tubing on Wednesday 25 October
  • Call on the spirits on Haunting Hydrospeeding running on Thursday 26 October
  • Sink you fangs into Horror Hot Dog on Friday 27 October


Christmas Market

 Walking in a Winter Wonderland! Grab your coats, get wrapped up and soak up the Christmas spirit at our Christmas Market.

FREE entry

Further details

Smell the spices of the mulled wine and taste the cinnamon in our home made Christmas cookies to warm you from the inside out. Amongst the array of stalls, you’ll find beautiful trinkets, unique presents and that perfect angel to go on top of the Christmas tree. With our ice attraction making its debut, this is one Christmas event you won’t want to miss.

  • Running every weekend from Saturday 25 November 2017 and then running every day from 21 – 24 December 2017
  • Free entry to the market and fairground
  • Over 30 stalls to browse for that perfect Christmas present
  • Feel the warmth of the fairground lights with a range of ride for young and old

Christmas Dinners

Stuffing, roast potatoes and the classic turkey make up our Christmas dinners! Spoil your team, treat the family or just celebrate Christmas with your friends, you’ll leave us wanting more. With our themed dining area and scent of pine and the taste of mulled wine, you’ll get comfortable with the Christmas spirit at Lee Valley White Water Centre.     

£40 per person

Further details

Sit down with us and enjoy a 3 course meal, perfectly hand crafted by our Head Chef.



Minestrone soup with pesto flavoured croutons

Smoked salmon with classic accompaniments

Peri Peri chicken kebabs with tomato and red onion salad


Mains (all served with season veg, roast potatoes and Yorkshire puddings)

Stuffed turkey roulade with chestnut and bacon stuffing

Fillet of cod finished with clam and prawn chowder sauce

Butternut squash and chestnut mushrooms with  aubergine moussaka, served with a buffalo mozzarella and basil salad.



Traditional Christmas pudding with brandy sauce

Winter berry layer cake

Mince pies and coffee


Call 01992 655 976 to register your interest

Party in Wonderland!

Get down and party with us all throughout December! With our selection of bands and DJ’s sledging out Christmas classics and current tunes all night long, you’ll have a cracking time celebrating the most wonderful time of the year with us. 

 Price upon request

Further details

Host your work party here with us! Party into the night with our beautifully decorated area and a dance floor for you to show off your moves. 

Call 01992 655 976 to register your interest

New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball

Burst into the New Year in style with our Masquerade Ball! Get your best dress and mask ready for a three course meal and party until our midnight.

£65 per person

Further details

  • Three course meal is included
  • Disco until 2am

Call 01992 655 976 to register your interest


Hot Dog ‘n’ Date

Fancy an alternative Valentine’s Day? Spend it in our kayak made for two! You’ll get to test out your couple chemistry by paddling through our stoppers, out of the eddies and around the twists and turns of our Legacy Loop together.

£110 per boat

Further details

We'll start by ensuring you're ready for the adventure ahead by kitting you both out in wetsuits, wet boots, helmets and buoyancy aids, plus jackets, socks and gloves for added warmth and then take you across to our Legacy Loop. You'll need to complete a short swim test first and then it's time to get paddling as you enter the water in your Hot Dog.

After you’ve dried off, it’s time for an afternoon tea for two! With a selection of mini sandwiches and finger foods, you may just have your Lady and The Tramp moment in The Terrace Bar & Café.


  • All your kit hire to keep you warm on the rapids
  • An hour and half Hot Dog experience with your chosen partner
  • An afternoon tea for two to refuel after your experience

March Mayhem

Burst into a new year of white water rafting with some March Mayhem. Get involved in the experience of a life time with a Rafting Adventure for £38pp or a Raft Charter for £342! Make sure you tick us off of your buckets list in 2018.

From £38 per person

Further details

Before you hit the rapids this March you'll be kitted out by our team with wetsuits, wet boots, helmets and buoyancy aids. Once you've got your kit on you'll be introduced to your raft guide who will help you navigate the drops and eddies of the rapids.

First things first, they’ll talk you through the basic skills and safety elements of rafting. You'll then paddle across our lake and complete our Activity Assessment.

  • We advise allowing at least 3 hours for your experience. This includes pre-arrival time, your session on the water (including an activity assessment) and time to change afterwards. However we welcome all of our visitors to relax and refuel with us after your session in The Terrace Bar & Café where you can also view photos of your experience
  • Rafts hold up to 9 people, we'll always try our best to keep groups together but this can’t be guaranteed unless you charter a whole raft
  • Please ensure you have read our essential information before booking
  • March Mayhem £38 | Standard £50
  • March Mayhem is only available during March 2017 on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays
  • Standard price applies on Saturdays in March
  • White Water Raft Adventure Voucher is redeemable against this activity

Age and weight restrictions

  • All participants must be aged 14+ and weigh under 18 stone
  • Participants aged under 18 years must have our Parental Consent Form signed by their legal parent/guardian before being able to participate in a water based activity at the centre

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

4 July - Result 

1 August - Results

Series Results

2016 results

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