image for Windsurfing item typeWindsurfing Courses at Pugneys Watersport Centre & Country Park

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*Please note - the lake at Pugney’s Country Park has now reopened. Algae levels have now significantly reduced, so most of the water sports programme is now available. You should still keep your dogs on leads. Regular inspections of the water are being carried out. For more information about what watersports are available please phone 01924 302360.*

With Sandal Castle as a back-drop, Pugneys Watersports Centre & Country Park is a great place to learn how to windsurf. The courses are available to suit all levels of ability, from beginners to instructors. The levels start from evening taster courses to advanced coaching sessions and classes do not get bigger than 6 per class. All the instructors are highly qualified through the appropriate governing body and have considerable experience in teaching at Pugneys.

Adult Windsurfing

Windsurfing Start - £109.00
30 & 31 July 10am-4.30pm
For the complete novice, grasp the basics of windsurfing on this 2 day course

Windsurfing Intermediate - £109.00
24 & 25 September 10am-4.30pm
15 & 16 October 10am-4.30pm
Confident light winds sailing skills or completion of Start Windsurfing course

Junior Windsurfing

Windsurfer Get Onboard Taster - £24.50
July Saturdays 2pm-4pm
No experience required, this short session will get you onboard

Windsurfing Stage 1 - £105.00
25 to 29 July 1pm-2.45pm
8 to 12 August 1pm-2.45pm
No experience required on this fun filled basic first steps to windsurfing

Windsurfing Stage 2 - £103.00
22 to 26 August 1pm-3pm
Become a more confident Windsurfer after you have mastered the basics

Windsurfing T15 - £12.30
April to October Saturdays 10am-1pm
Regular Saturday coached sessions designed to develop competitive sailing skills; ideally the young sailor should be a more confident windsurfer

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled accessDisabled toiletsOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsFacilities for conferencing


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See location of Pugneys Watersport Centre and 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


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing