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Leeds Sailing and Activity Centre

people sailing and canoeing on a lakeAddress:  Cemetery Road, Leeds, LS19 7UR

Tel.:  0113 3781271



Email:  Sailingcentre@leeds.gov.uk

Click on the “Documents” section to find our brochure of activities and courses you can book on for adults or children, our open days, birthday parties and our range of activities for schools and other organisations and groups.
Centre opening times 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday  8.30am – 5.00pm
Thursday and Friday  8.30am – 8.30pm
Saturday and Sunday  9.00am - 12.30pm 

New to the centre:


In conjunction with British Rowing, Leeds Sailing and Activity Centre is offering taster sessions and beginner rowing courses to enable anyone age 11+ to learn to row.


We are now offering bush craft birthday parties

What's available 

  • Royal Yacht Association courses
  • Sailing
  • Powerboat
  • Canoeing
  • British Canoe Union courses
  • Kayaking
  • Rowing
  • Off-road biking
  • Bell boat
  • Orienteering
  • Climbing/abseiling
  • Traversing wall - climbing
  • Problem solving
  • Team building
  • Bush craft
  • Tailored packages/courses for school, youth and community groups
  • Birthday parties
  • Conference facilities/room hire
  • Boat hire
  • Indoor cave

Customer information

  • Enquiries and bookings can be made at the centre reception or over the phone
  • 20 car parking spaces
  • Changing rooms
  • Activity/teaching space
  • Kitchen
  • Registered with Adventure Activities Licensing Service
  • Climbing, orienteering, off-road biking, canoeing and kayaking can take place off-site
  • Disabled facilities include: reserved parking for disabled drivers, level entrance, automatic entrance doors, lift to first floor, accessible shower, toilet and changing facilities, adjustable height changing bed, adapted equipment. 
  • For public transport information please click on the West Yorkshire Metro website link which can be found to the right hand side of this page.