Deben Water Sports Centre

River Wall, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 4BB

Website provided by Comber Enterprises

Hire of kayak/canoe/raft:

- Youth groups eg schools, cadets etc: £tbc per person per session

- Non youth groups: £tbc per person per session

Hire of accommodation - £tbc per session

The following charges apply for 2021:



The aim of the Deben Water Sports Centre is to provide a quality facility for groups, schools and organisations to access the waterfront at Woodbridge.

We can provide:

Kayaks, canoes and rafting equipment to support groups undertaking water activities using their own instructors.

A multi-use classroom/ workshop for groups wanting to run their own courses, training events, activities  etc.

Sessions times:

9.00am - 1.00pm

1.30pm - 5.30pm

6.00pm - 10:00pm

  1. Session times includes time to setup and clear away.
  2. Hirers of kayaks, canoes and rafts must provide evidence of competency.
  3. Instructors are not included in any water activity session charges.
  4. Charges for water activity sessions includes use of the centre building.

Click <here> for the centres full terms and conditions.

A building for parties, barbecues, meetings etc.

We do not provide canoeing, kayaking or rafting sessions or equipment to individuals or families. See clubs for options for these.

However we can provide:

To find out about clubs and organisations that provide water activities using the DWSC facilities please go to the clubs page.


To book our facilities or to make an enquiry please go to our booking enquiry page and enter your requirements.


Basic Terms and Conditions

The centre’s Safe Operating Procedures (SOP’s) define the responsibilities and duties of centre members relating to water sports undertaken at the centre.



Click <here> for further details of courses including first aid, BCU coach, safety and rescue training etc.

Booking Enquiry Clubs

NB - Discounted rates are available for regular / bulk bookings. Please ask for details when you contact us.


We do not provide canoeing, kayaking or rafting sessions or equipment to individuals or families, just to organisations and clubs using their own instructor.

We are closed and following current Government Covid-19 guidance, please return periodically to check for updates.