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Community Fun Day

Watersports open day at WBB.


Fun for all the family, showcasing the activities we regularly provide at minimal cost for all in the community. Don't be shy, come along and get involved.

All ages welcome but activities are for 10-23 year olds and require parental consent for under 18s.

Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult. 


Who is it for?

Sessions for everyone 10yrs to 23 years inc.



Saturday 24th September 2022

This is the day that the Thames Barrier is closed for a full cycle of the tide to test its functionality - so we will have virtually NO TIDE all day!





Activities available

* age 10-23yrs



Doors open 9.45am

Session 1 – 10:00-12:00

BBQ lunch (included for those booked on sessions)

Session 2 – 13:00-15:00

More BBQ!

Model Boat Race - 16:00

Free food / barbecue available to all those taking part in the watersports sessions from around midday and after 3pm.

Additional barbecue tickets available for £3.00 per head.


Model Boat Race - 16:00

All are welcome to enter the model boat race.

The rules are simple: your boat must propel itself from our pontoon to the river wall - approximately 30 metres.

It can be made from anything, have any form of propulsion and be a boat of any shape and style.

There are only 2 rules: Your boat must not exceed one metre in length. Your boat must not be remote controlled.

May the best design win!

Also prizes for most inventive and best decorated boats.


How to get involved

Book yourself on the sessions advertised in the schedule on this page.

Each participant will need to register on this website and have a completed consent form (signed by a parent if under 18).

Purchase additional BBQ tickets.


What to bring

Please note: you will not be able to take part in the activities without the above.


Currently in winter season

The season begins on 01st April 2023. Kayaking and sailing continues throughout the winter on Sundays. Winter clothing regulations apply.

Community Fun Day activities schedule

June 2024

No scheduled activities found

A Royal Yachting Association (RYA) & British Canoeing (BC) approved training centre, regulated by the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA).

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