BEGINNERS CANOEING AND KAYAKING

From your first forwards and backwards paddling through to your first river journey. Have lots of fun, and get fit at the same time!

Kayaking and canoeing can be all things to all people.  From pottering about on the lake on a sunny day to a full-on adrenaline fuelled white water river trip.  Whatever your aspirations, we can help you on your way.

We are licensed by the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority and hold the Adventure Mark.

Our paddlesport school is run from a state of the art purpose built water-side location where we can offer changing facilities, hot showers, up-to-date equipment, a classroom, and there is ample free parking nearby.

At our school we take paddlesport coaching seriously and work hard to make sure that your lesson is as fun and rewarding as possible. For this reason all of our coaches are qualified coaches, first aiders, and have a passion for paddlesport which they impart with up most enthusiasm.

A paddlesport lesson with us can help you to achieve all of your paddlesport goals.

SEA KAYAKING

Sea kayaking is the kayaking from which all others evolved.  There is no better way to explore the sea around our beautiful coastline.  Maybe try some fishing too!!

Come and try Sea Kayaking with us. From beginners through to going on sea kayaking journeys, we can offer it all.

We licensed by the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority and hold the Adventure Mark.

Our paddlesport school is run from a state of the art purpose built water-side location where we can offer changing facilities, hot showers, a classroom and there is ample free parking nearby.

At our paddlesport school we take paddlesport coaching seriously and work hard to make sure that your paddlesport lesson is as fun and rewarding as possible. For this reason all of our coaches are qualified paddlesport coaches, first aiders, and have a passion for paddlesport which they impart with up most enthusiasm.

 

A paddlesport lesson with us can help you to achieve all of your paddlesport goals.

 

 

 

STAND UP PADDLEBOARDING

Come and try this fast growing sport!

 

A combination of surfing and paddlesport, 'SUPing' is an all-round winner!

Convenient, fun, adaptable, portable, core workout, sociable.

An ideal alternative session if you want to surf but the sea is flat!

Our paddlesport school is run from a state of the art purpose built water-side location where we can offer changing facilities, hot showers, a classroom and there is ample free parking nearby.

At our paddlesport school we take paddlesport coaching seriously and work hard to make sure that your paddlesport lesson is as fun and rewarding as possible. For this reason all of our coaches are qualified paddlesport coaches, first aiders, and have a passion for paddlesport which they impart with up most enthusiasm.

 

A paddlesport lesson with us can help you to achieve all of your paddlesport goals.

SURFING

Learn to Surf!  Feel the exhilaration of catching your first wave, riding, standing up and joining the family of surfers, WARNING your life will never be the same again! 

Come and Surf with us at Adventure Sunderland. Learn the basics of surfing or fine tune your surfing technique with a lesson at the Adventure Sunderland Activity Centre.

Our surf school is run from a state of the art purpose built beach-side location where we can offer changing facilities, hot showers, a classroom for the teaching of surfing theory and providing video analysis, and there is ample free parking nearby.

At our surf school we take surf instruction seriously and work hard to make sure that your surfing lesson is as fun and rewarding as possible.  All of our coaches have a passion for surfing which they impart with up most enthusiasm. A surf lesson with us can help you to achieve all of your surfing goals.

 
 
 
 

POWERBOATING

We are a Royal Yachting Association Approved Training Centre, and are licensed by the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority.

Our Powerboat school is run from a state of the art purpose built water-side location where we can offer changing facilities, hot showers, a classroom for the teaching of powerboat theory, and there is ample free parking nearby.

At our powerboat school we take powerboat instruction seriously and work hard to make sure that your power boating course is as fun and rewarding as possible. For this reason all of our coaches are qualified powerboat instructors, first aiders, and have a passion for powerboating which they impart with upmost enthusiasm. A powerboat course with us can help you to achieve all of your powerboating goals.

At Adventure Sunderland we offer maximum flexibility to suit people with busy lives.  Our courses can be booked on any day that suits you - as long as we are free we'll happily take you out on the sea.

Call the centre with your ideal dates and we'll see what we can do.

Next Scheduled course is on our course page - RYA Level 2 powerboat certificate - the driving licence of the sea! No previous experience needed. Other dates available on request.

 

PIER JUMPING

A popular and exhilarating activity to take part in!!!

No skills required - just a good sense of adventure needed.

We provide all the back-up needed to safely take part in a jump off Roker Pier.

You can take it at your own pace, start low and build to a big jump or just go for it!!

 

COASTEERING

Coasteering is a physical activity that encompasses movement along the shoreline on foot or by swimming, exploring the coastline and all it has to offer, it includes swimming and traversing where the shore meets the sea, a real adventure and lots of fun.  You'll be discovering the incredible North east coast from a perspective very few people experience.

Scrambling, leaping and traversing along the coast where the sea meets the land, one of the most powerful places on the planet. There are some exciting jumps, caves to explore, and amazing rock features, Our experienced guides will show you how to do this safely whilst pushing you to your limits.  As you journey along the dramatic North east coastline we'll point out all sorts of creepy wigglers, birds, plants and rocks, interspersed with elements of history such as pointing out ruins of Roman harbours. Our Guides are fully qualified and have a passion for Coasteering which they impart with upmost enthusiasm.

Adventure Sunderland is a state of the art facility on Sunderland's sea front, and we are licensed by the Adventure Activity Licensing Authority and holders of the Adventure Mark.  Adventure Sunderland is proud to be one of the longest established providers of Coasteering in the country.

 

GORGE WALKING

These sessions are delivered at Ash Ghyll near Alston, or at locations in the Lake District.

If you are in that area we can meet you there, or travel from Sunderland in our minibus with us.

Gorge Walking is an exciting highly active session exploring a natural river valley as it winds and falls. We will scramble, climb and jump in, over and around all the natural features the gorge has to offer!

 
 

ARCHERY

Come and try this addictive Olympic sport at Adventure Sunderland.  We have indoor and outdoor options for shooting, soits an all year round option!

Great for all ages.  Ideal activity for one of our birthday parties.

We have Archery GB coaches available to hone your skills whatever your acrhery aspirations

 

INDOOR CLIMBING

Did you know we have a climbing wall right here on the sea front at Roker?

Available for groups, individuals and idea for birthday parties.

We can also offer expert tuition and awards via NICAS (National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme)

 

OUTDOOR CLIMBING/ABSEIL

Our instructors are qualified and highly experienced in delivering outdoor climbing and/or abseil sessions at local crags or further afield.


This is a bespoke service so please call the centre to discuss or arrange a session

TEAM BUILDING

we offer a range of problem solving and team building courses all roled into one. this activity can be tailored to any group to provide a challenge to test your physical and mental capabilities.

this session is available to people of all ages and abilities.

if you require this session tailored to a specific group or ability level then feel free to get in contact.

 
 

MOUNTAINEERING

Our instructors are fully qualified and highly experienced Mountain Leaders.

Book with one of our instructors for some skills coaching (navigation, campcraft, mountain skills) or to be guided on routes you are not confident to take-on yourself.

This is a bespoke service - please call the centre to discuss further or make a booking

ADVENTURE RACE SKILLS

In our staff team we have some highly experienced adventure racers - taking part in challenges from fell runs and mountain marathons to multi day, multi-sport events. Our centre manager is a finisher of the 'Heb Challenge' billed as Europe’s toughest adventure race.

Come and get the benefit of this experience whilst working on your skills to improve your results at your next race.

Kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking, hill skills and navigation skill sessions all available.

This is a bespoke service - please call the centre to discuss further or make a booking.

 

WHITEWATER KAYAKING & CANOEING

Our  team has some highly experienced paddlers - who have canoed and kayaked rivers all over the world. They also love developing the passion and skills of others.

taking your skills from flat to moving water can be challenging and that is where we can help. we can deliver training and coaching on a wide range of graded water progressing you to your next challenge.

we also offer guided trips to those who already hold experience and a full range of courses which can be found on our COURSES page.

This is a bespoke service - please call the centre to discuss further or make a booking.

 

BELL BOATING

Bringing team work to the water our bell boat session brings the techniques from canoeing into a group session. all participants will work together to provide the momentum to get the activity moving. The session will be ran by one of our many qualified watersports instructors and can take place in all kind of conditions. The session can help to promote teamwork, leadership and communication amongst participants.

This session is available all year round.

 

Fencing.

Its your turn to become Zorro!. All participants will be provided with all of the safety equiptment as well as the basic skills to take part in a fast paced and high energy session. The session will be ran by one of our many qualified instructors and can take place all year round. The session can help to promote teamwork, leadership and communication amongst participants.

Raft building. 

We supply you with all you need to build your raft, then it's down to you!
Raft building sessions are fun and educational all at the same time. Learn about knots, lashings, and the much more. The sessions are ran by one of our fully qualified water sports instructor and in the safety of our marina.

 
 
 

Beach craft

The idea of Beach craft is to give children the chance to learn and develop through differing experiences, tasks and activities to develop them.  emotional sense of worth, empathy and confidence. The learners participation gives them the opportunity to gain a sense of independence, improve physical skills and to manage risks and make choices within a controlled setting.

NEW ACTIVITIES TO APPEAR SOON.

 

Buggy Building.

More details will be coming soon. So stay tuned.

 

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