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 Music at The Terrace - Running from 21 September

Due to popular demand, Friday Night Live will be returning with a different sound. From 21 September, there will be a line up of solo and acoustic performers taking to the stage

Further details

  • Friday evening from 20:00 until late
  • Free entry

Upcoming acts:

  • 28 September - Airplay Unplugged
  • 5 October - The People
  • 12 October - Lavolta!
  • 19 October - Melvenia
  • 26 October - That Blue Patch
  • 2 November - Melvenia
  • 9 November - Goldeneye
  • 16 November - Hit 'n' Run
  • 23 November - Melvenia

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 £6 per person

Further details

Free Trick or Treat Treasure Hunt and other fang-tastic activities all week

After Dark Sessons

Take the cover of night fall with our Late Thrills & Chills Rafting at 17:00 on Saturday 27 October

Terrifying Tubing 

Feel the chase of the white water during Terrifying Tubing on Wednesday 24 October at 12:30 - Book here

Haunting Hydrospeeding 

Call on the spirits on Haunting Hydrospeeding running on Friday 26 October at 12:30 - Book here

Ghoulish Go Canoeing 

Get ready to board the ghost ship with Ghoulish Go Canoeing for the younger one this half term 

Running on:

  • Wednesday 24 October at 13:00, 14:30 and 16:00
  • Thursday 25 October at 13:00, 14:30 and 16:00
  • Friday 26 October at 13:00, 14:30 and 16:00


Christmas Event at Lee Valley White Water Centre - 1 December - 6 January 2019

Step into the winter season with a glide on our glistening ice rink, a competitive game of curling or a nostalgic ride on the carousel at our glowing funfair. Come and meet the big man himself and get your presents list in early!  

From £5 per person

Further details

This Christmas, we're welcoming back our Ice Rink with an added extra. This year, we will be channeling the Winter Olympic on our lane with Curling sessions. So make sure you have to shiniest stone at the ready!

Get your ice legs with our Ice Skating session. Whether you're more Bambi or Torvill and Dean, we're sure you'll have a great time on the ice with us.

Time to start writing your wish list as you can book to see Santa in his grotto. 

Come and soak up the atmosphere of our funfair as you relive your childhood memories of Christmas with a spin on the tea cup or a journey through the fun house.   

  • Running every weekend from Saturday 1 December 2018 until 6 January 2019
  • Get your skates for our Ice Skating sessions. Book here
  • Shine up your stone for our Curling sessions Book here 
  • Feel the warmth of the fairground lights with a range of rides. Find out what ride we have here

Opening times

From Saturday 1 December 2018 until 6 January 2019

Day Ice Rink opening times Fun Fair opening times Santa's Grotto opening times
Monday 10:00 - 20:00 Closed Closed
Tuesday 10:00 - 20:00 Closed Closed
Wednesday 10:00 - 20:00 Closed Closed
Thursday 10:00 - 20:00 Closed Closed
Friday 17:00 - 20:00 17:00 - 20:00 Closed
Saturday 11:00 - 20:00 11:00 - 20:00 10:30 - 18:00
Sunday 11:00 - 20:00 11:00 - 20:00 10:30 - 18:00

24 & 31 December 

1, 2 & 3 January 2019

11:00 - 17:00

11:00 - 17:00

(Excluding 1 January 2019)

10:30 - 16:00

(24 December only)

27 & 28 December 

11:00 - 20:00 11:00 - 20:00 Closed

Christmas Day & Boxing Day 

Closed Closed Closed

Christmas Market - 15 - 16 December 

Find that prefect last minute present, show-stopping center piece or an amazing after dinner cheese board at our Christmas Market. Over the weekend, local businesses with gather with all their festive goodies for you to browse and enjoy just in time for the big day!

Free entry

Further details

Spread Yuletide joy over the holiday season with presents made and sold locally at our Christmas Market. From food to clothes to decorations, there will be something for everyone. 

  • Open 15 & 16 December 2018
  • Find out more about whats at our Christmas Event here

Would you like a stall on our market? Find out more here

Opening times


Day Christmas Market opening times
Saturday 15 December 10:30 - 18:00
Sunday 16 December 10:30 - 18:00

Pavilion in the Park

Head down to the Pavilion in the Park to enjoy some beach fun and have a play on our natural play area

FREE entry

Further details

  • The Pavilion in the Park is located at between the Olympic and Legacy courses.
  • This is the home to our small beach area and new natural play zone, which are all free to use.  
  • We ask that all visitors to the beach and play zones 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

Time to challenge yourself in 2018 with our Aquathlon series this summer! 

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

2018 Dates

Series Results

Results 2018

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

2017 results

Series Results

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