Region: Greater London

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Day Trip Destinations

Address: JBSKI Wakeboard and Waterski, Thorpe Road, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 8PH

Contact: 01932 579750



The UK's premier inland wakeboard, waterski & watersports resort near London. From individuals to groups and kids to adults we provide great times for all.

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Exactly what does your venue offer to educational visits?

JB Ski can offer a school sports activity that will enhance any programme and even encourage those children for whom the regular school sports curriculum is less appealing.

JBSki has introduced thousands of children into the sport through our 2 hour taster sessions, regular visiting school wakeboard clubs and also our multi activity days that prove a popular choice for secondary school and college groups.

Our two most popular school trips are;

Full/Half Activity Days – Enjoy the ultimate summer school trip enjoying a range of water sport activity days! Full package includes;

-              2 hour beginner kneeboard experience.

-              1 hour aqua park session.

-              15 minute banana boat rides in groups of up to 12

-              Either bring a packed lunch or purchase our kids bbq for an additional £5 pp.

Package price: £36 pp. (Other cheaper packages available for £21 pp)

*Do note there are a range of other activities available including Dragon Boat Racing, Beach Volleyball, Stand Up Paddle Boarding & Ringo Rides just to name a few! 

2 hour taster sessions/Multi Visit Trips. – From a 3 hour morning visit to every week through the summer term.

Cable skis are an ideal way to take to the water with a fun, safe and affordable activity designed to accommodate small to large groups all at one time.

Taster experiences are the perfect introduction to the cable. This course is predominantly a kneeboard course and last for approximately 3 hours, 2 hours on the water and 1 hour for health and safety and getting ready.

Start by learning the theory and techniques you need on our slower trainer system before advancing out onto the main four corner cable attempting to negotiate full circuits. Those successful may get the change to progress onto wakeboards or waterskis, although this is not guaranteed for every participant in their first session.

Multi visits then enjoy the thrill of continuing with wakeboarding on their return sessions following the BWSW Cutting Edge Awards program to assist in their development in the sport.

2 hour session:   £14 pp.  (Multi trip session can be legible for funding for a discount on six sessions, please get in touch to find out if this applies to your group).

All the equipment on the day is provided as is all risk assessments, S.O.P’s & Insurance documentation.

Why you are you a great place for educational visits?

We are the leading UK center offering Watersking, Wakeboarding and a range of other Water Sports. We a situated on a picturesque island venue with a manmade beach and calm tranquil waters. Being on an Island we can offer a safe and secure environment for children of all ages to enjoy a range of well-structured watersports with qualified instructors.

At JB Ski safety is paramount to our operations. We see it as imperative that kids have fun and benefit from some great exercise but above all remain safe at all times. All potential bookings are more than welcome to visit our site prior to booking and we will be happy to show you are around and demonstrate what we have on offer.

Do you have the LOtC Quality Badge or any other accreditation such as AALA?

We are currently accredited by BWSW each year which is the governing body for watersking and wakeboarding.

What group sizes do you cater for?

We can cater for anything from 8 – 150.

Are you happy for children to take photos, video or audio?

There are no restrictions.

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?

We can provide all risk assessments and insurance policies upon request. However if you would like to come down to visit the site prior to booking we can arrange to meet you here at a time convenient to you.

Does your venue have an education officer?

The best person to speak to regarding all child welfare is Ben Cordery.              

What is the cost of the visit?

We offer packages from £14 - £36.

Is specific clothing required for the trip?

All children need to bring is a towel and a swimming costume all other equipment and safety equipment is provided and included in the price.

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?

All our staff are qualified in first aid.

What are your disabled facilities?

Please say if the venue isn’t suitable for disabled children.

What are your opening days and hours?

We run our school groups from May – October from Monday – Friday.

Do you have any testimonials from previous schools we can include?

'JBSki has become a regular feature in our extra-curricular programme. The boys love it and what makes it easy to manage is the range of abilities that can be catered for in one session. We have been using the centre for the last two years and thoroughly recommend it as a great activity for all schools to get involved in. '

Esher High School

Is there anything else that you feel is important and want to include in your information?

All packages can be tailored to the exact requirements of the school. If what you are looking for is not listed please do get in touch to see how we can help. 

Age of Children / Pupils: Pre-school 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Type of Visit: Outdoor Education Outdoor Pursuits Sports Team Building Water Sports

Curriculum Topics Covered: Leisure & Tourism PE

Months Open: May June July August September

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