Schools, colleges and youth groups

Education and youth groups of all sizes are welcome at Lee Valley White Water Centre. Whether you’re planning an activity day for your youth group or society, end of term activities or an end of season party for you sports team, we’ve lots of outdoor activities suitable for a range of ages that’s a guaranteed great day out.

Plan your activity day for your school or youth group

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Or call our dedicated team on 01992 655976

White Water Rafting

Your class or group will get a good soaking as they ride the rapids and surf the waves on the same course as the Olympic athletes of London 2012.

From £38 per child

Further details

  • Rafts hold up to 9 people
  • Sessions last for 2 hours and you'll be accompanied by one of our expert raft guides
  • Minimum 9 people
  • Maximum 54 people
  • Participants must be aged 14+ years
  • Pupils aged 11+ can also get a taste of the white water action and ride the waves of our Legacy course - Call for prices and more information

Canoeing and Kayaking

Grab a paddle and have some fun and games on our lake. Once kitted out in a wetsuit and buoyancy aid it’s time to take to the water in our kayaks for some paddling fun.

From £10 per child

Further details

  • Sessions last for 1 hour
  • Minimum 9 people
  • Maximum 30 people
  • Participants must be aged 8+ years

Water Wipeout

They’ll love leaping and bounding over the obstacles of our inflatable Olympic inspired podium on our lake – will they make it to the end without falling in?

From £15 per child

Further details

  • Sessions last for 1.5 hours
  • Minimum 9 people
  • Maximum 20 people
  • Participants must be aged 8+ years

Raft Building

Shipwrecked on a desert island…what three items would your group want?
Forget their smart phones, how about planks, barrels and ropes to build your own raft to get you all safely back to dry land.

From £15 per child

Further details

  • Sessions last for 1.5 hours
  • Minimum 9 people
  • Maximum 54 people
  • Participants must be aged 12+ years

Dry land activities

We’ve got activities that’ll challenge and test their teamwork, logic and reasoning skills. From rope shapes to catapult building, there’s plenty to keep them entertained off the water. 

From £15 per child

Further details

  • Sessions last for 1 hour
  • Minimum 9 people
  • Maximum 54 people
  • Participants must be aged 8+ years

Alternative education packages

Lee Valley’s Youth and Schools Service also run a number of education programmes for a range of ages and covering a number of subjects or topics and these can be combined with any of the activities above – for more information on what they offer please go to visitleevalley.org.uk/education

Educational programmes - our licences

If you've booked or are considering booking one of our educational programmes at Lee Valley White Water Centre, we are certified by the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA).

The AALA is an organisation under the umbrella of the HSE, which ensures that activity providers follow good safety management practices. This should allow young people to experience exciting and stimulating activities outdoors without being exposed to avoidable risks of death or disabling injury.

Lee Valley White Water Centre's registration number is L12013/R1962

Copies of our documents can be downloaded here:

Risk assessments are available for all of our individual activities, if you would like a copy of these please call us on 03000 030 616.