image for Leisure Centre item typeThe Watersports Centre at Pugneys Country Park

    Sports Centre, free entry


    Asdale Road,
    off Denby Dale Road,
    WF2 7EQ

    The Watersports Centre

    The Watersports Centre


    The Watersports Centre located in Pugneys Country Park, provides excellent facilities, including classrooms and conference space.

    The park is a Royal Yachting Association and British Canoe Union recognised teaching centre. The Courses offered are from the national windsurfing, dingy sailing or canoe coaching schemes.
    All the instructors are highly qualified through the appropriate governing body and have considerable experience in teaching at Pugneys.

    Pugneys Country Park also run a number of watersports courses for children during the summer holidays. They work under the guidelines of the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (A.A.L.A) which covers the provision of activities for children up to the age of 18 years.

    The centre is also home to a cafe that serves hot and cold refreshments seven days a week.

    Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesOn-site light refreshments

    Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

    Opening details

    Park and Watersport Centre open at 9.00
    Closes: 18.30 Winter
    Closes: 20.00 Spring
    Closes: 21.00 High Summer

    First Watersport session on lake: 10.00
    Last session 6.30-20.00
    (Hired Watercraft & times are for High Summer)

    Own watercraft sessions on lake: 10.00-20.00 (High Summer)


    Free entry

    Entry into the Watersport Centre is free.

    Course fees apply for Watersports.



    See location of Pugneys Country Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 330171  Lat: 53.64993 Long: -1.50160

    By Road:
    Off the A6186 Wakefield.
    By Public Transport:
    Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway Station (2 miles)
    Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station (2 miles)
    Bus Route:443 444 to Barnsley Arriva Yorkshire

    Parking: with charge


    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
    • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
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