Launching your trip
Let the adventure begin…
All the essential information needed can be found here, including certifications and insurances, pre-visit forms, template letters, posters, room plans and booking forms. You can also register your interest and we will contact you at a convenient time.
Certification & Insurances
Accreditation and governing bodies
UKSA is one of the largest watersports activity centres in Europe.
Who are we recognised by?
We are recognised as an activity provider and as a training establishment for instructor and crew training by:
We are accredited by
The LOtC Quality Badge is the only nationally recognised indicator of both quality educational provision and effective risk management.
Site and facilities
Our site, facilities and activities have all been evaluated for learning and safety by the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority and meet the exacting standards required to pass annual inspections.
We’re also fully insured. In the highly unlikely event of an incident, we’re covered for up to £10,000,000.
Your LEA, Head and / or Governors may need copies of the following documents;
Essential information about your school or group trip
Please complete the following forms and return to UKSA as soon as possible (eight weeks prior to your visit at the latest). You will also find some hints and tips on what to pack for your visit to UKSA as well as risk assessments and room plans.
What to pack
Risk Assessment form for each activity
Please see below our Risk Assessments for all of our group activities here at UKSA.
- Dinghy Sailing
- Keel Boating
- Pool Kayak
- Raft Building
- Team Building
- Water Confidence
Risk Assessments last updated on 5th March 2021
Are you all set to go?
Basic templates of letters for you to send to the parents / guardians of the children in your group:
- Announce the trip and request a deposit payment
- Invite parents to an information evening to find out more about your proposed trip
Pop our poster on your wall
Need a poster for your noticeboard? Download either poster by clicking on the ‘Download PDF’ button below.
Download multi-activity poster
Accommodation Options and Room Plans
Students sleep in warm, self-contained, secure, single gender dormitory style rooms in sole occupancy accommodation blocks. Separate accommodation is available within the accommodation for teachers and group leaders.