Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre

Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre

Charity information

Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre

Established in 1989, we are a charity with the aim to provide watersports - sailing, kayaking and windsurfing - to promote health and wellbeing. Our 300-strong Youth Club catering for children from 8 to 16 years of age, meet twice weekly. During school holidays, 400 children attend our activity weeks every year. We also receive school and youth groups. For adults we have nationally certified courses in sailing, kayaking and windsurfing, and we charge minimal rates for use facilities.

Founded 1989

  • Mission statement

    We aim to promote health and wellbeing of the individual and the community through watersports. By providing programmes, courses and activities around sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, paddleboarding, dragonboating and canoeing, we strive to instill qualities of good sportsmanship, discipline, excellence in performance, teamwork, integrity and reliability, so they become productive citizens living in a positive community.

  • Aims

    Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre aims to:

    • The aim of this project is to provide structured, fun and inspiring summer holiday watersports activities for children living in East London aged 8 to 16 years old to promote health and wellbeing.
  • Overview

    Established: May 1989

    Registered Charity Number: 801049

    Board members: 7

    Full time staff: 6

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 22

    Phone number: 02075372626

    Address: 235a Westferry Road E14 3QS

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  • DSWC Youth Club

    The DSWC Youth Club offer children in East London opportunities to practice sailing and ka... More