News & Events

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...

RYA First Aid 22 March

Do you need to update your First aid award before the upcoming boating season starts? We are running a 1 day 8-hour Royal Yachting Association first aid course 22nd March 0900 - 1700 This course covers all the usual first aid subjects, but from a boating perspective....

Plymouth City Council residents survey

Plymouth City Council have created a residents survey to establish how best to improve the Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre for the future. The Council wants the Centre to act as a major gateway to the Plymouth Sound National Marine Park, enabling many...

Enjoy a dose of ‘vitamin sea’ in 2020 with our Tasters & Tours!

Our Tours and Taster sessions are ideally suited for family and friends, corporate team building or as part of a stag or hen do! Please contact the Centre if you would like to arrange a private session and these can be arranged around bespoke dates and times with a...

Centre celebrates 5 years as a Charity Trust

The Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre will celebrate five years as a Charity Trust on Sunday 15th December. The Mount Batten Centre Charity Trust was formed after the Centre had previously been run as a not-for-profit organisation. Successfully satisfying...

2020 school holiday activities booking open!

Our 2020 school holiday course dates for young people aged 7 - 16 years are now available for online booking! Course dates are in place for the Easter, Whitsun, August and October holidays! Don't forget when you book six weeks in advance and use the code "EARLY6" at...

Paddlesports and Coastal Safety 24th October

Join the Mount Batten Centre on the 24th October for an exciting water-based workshop which will cover safe paddlesport skills in either Kayak or Stand up Paddleboard, alongside an opportunity to increase your understanding of coastal safety issues. You will gain your...

‘The Boathouse Climb’ officially opened at Centre

The new indoor climbing wall at the Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre was officially opened on Wednesday 18th September by Street Factory’s Toby Gorniak MBE along with students from Woodlands School.