News & Events

‘Spirit of Hope’ for Plymouth families

Late last week, the team at the Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre received a call from kayak storage member, and local charity champion, Steve Whiteway, about a story that he had seen about a Dad who had learnt to swim so he could enjoy water based...

Kandas you are an inspiration!

It was our absolute pleasure to welcome Kandas and Fatima to the Centre on Friday 10th July for the father and daughter duo to enjoy a kayaking session in partnership with Making Waves Together. You can read the full story here...

On water sessions available this weekend (11/12th July)

*** UPDATE 1750 Thursday 9th July *** WOW! You really are as keen as we all are to get back out on the water and because of that ALL sessions for this coming weekend are now FULLY BOOKED! We'll be announcing times and dates of future sessions very soon. Thank you for...

Centre Director update 15th May 2020: Boat and Kayak Access

Following the updated guidance issued by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on Wednesday of this week which was then cascaded down and interpreted from the HM Government road map mention in the Prime Minister’s address last Sunday, there have been...

Centre Director Update Wednesday 13th May 2020

"I am reviewing this rapidly evolving and changing situation in consultation with numerous authorities, governing bodies and in line with current yet evolving legislative guidance and will do so across the coming days but in order to ensure the safety of EVERYONE as...

Update 12 noon Tuesday 12th May 2020

Following updated advice from HM Government on Sunday 10th May 2020 the Centre’s Board of Directors have agreed a proposal by the Centre Director that the Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre will remain closed until at least the end of June 2020 and...

Update 11am Friday 20th March – Notice of Temporary Closure

Following updated advice from HM Government, NHS and WHO regarding the Covid -19 the Centre’s Board of Directors have agreed a proposal by the Centre Director that as of 1600hrs on the 20/03/20 Mount Batten Centre will close for a period of time that is yet to be...

Update 10.30am Tuesday 17th March 2020

Please note that after yesterday’s announcements by HM Government that we are operating with a small team whilst we assess and establish the best way forward at this difficult time. We will continue to announce any future updates here on our website and across our...

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance   The welfare of all our customers, visitors, workforce and volunteers is of paramount importance. This communication is designed to inform, rather than alarm, and contains relevant links to the most up-to-date guidance from...