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The Water Ski Academy

Type: Adventure Sport Centre

Whitworth Water Ski Centre
Tong Lane
OL12 8BE

Tel: 01706 852 151

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The Water Ski Academy

The Water Ski Academy is set in the beautiful countryside around Whitworth and boasts some of the best facilities for water skiing and wake boarding, they have everything for you to enjoy this thrilling and challenging sport.

The centre is run by qualified instructors and drivers and is open 7 days a week from April 1 to October 31 (by appointment through the off season). You don’t have to be a member – non members are also welcome. 

Whether you’ve been doing it for years or you are a total beginner they cater for everybody. Concessionary rates are available for Under 18′s, Over 60’s, full time students and registered disabled.

Water Skiing and Wake Boarding:-
Provided by their BWSW qualified coaches and drivers, each bespoke session is tailored to suit every individual's needs on the water. 

Other Courses:- 
Includes BWSW Ski Boat Driver (SBD 1,2 & 3). UKCC Level 2 & 3 Coaching Qualifications.

They don’t only offer training in all aspects of skiing and boarding, they also train the trainers - they are a learning resource for Coaches and Officials. 

They offer courses to “wannabe” Coaches and Drivers, Sport Specific First Aid Training and Child Protection Courses.

Over the winter months they run training seminars for Judges and Officials in all divisions of the sport so that they can have more inter-club competitions across the Northern Regions in the future.

Organised group bookings for schools, colleges and universities, disabled and special needs groups, corporate days etc can also be booked.

Please see their website for the current price list and details on how to book.


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Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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