Bala Adventure & Watersports

Bala Lake Foreshore, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7SR, Wales

Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

We have some of the most qualified and experienced coaches in Britain, with all the latest equipment to make your time with us both enjoyable and unforgettable. Great people, great location, great kit.

Come to us to develop your skills and qualifications, or use our facilities for the sheer fun of it. Try a half day taster course in any activity, or take a fully accredited training course. You can even mix and match activities. We specialise in small groups for the best coaching experience, whether you’re an absolute beginner or an expert seeking to extend yourself to the limit.

Windsurfing - Windsurfing on Bala Lake is continually growing in popularity - our windsurfing courses allow you to use the newest equipment in a safe environment. The centre is a HYFLY demonstration centre so you will be able to use the equipment made available by HYFLY. Our instructors will give you the right level of tuition to get you on the board and to experience this great sport confidently. For those who have had a go before, we will be able to help you improve your existing skills and develop new ones. Our staff are always keen to give advice both on and off the water and are usually available for one-to-one coaching if required. Our equipment is available for hire to the more experienced sailor.

Kayaking/Canoeing - Beginner or expert can enjoy the ideal location of Bala Watersports for an introduction to the sport on Bala Lake or experience the challenging rapids of the local world-class white-water course.

Our resident coaches cover the entire spectrum of the British Canoe Association syllabus.

Sailing - Sailing courses are run accourding to the royal yachting association guidlines. Bookings can be made over the phone or via our online booking facility.

Branwen trips, why not explore the lake and use the steam train to get back to Bala or sail back.

Rock Climbing/Abseiling - North Wales offers some of the best climbing in the country and you will be able to experience some of the spectacular locations. Under the close supervision of our instructors you can enjoy some great challenges and the personal achievement of getting to the top.