Learn 2... Watersports

South Ayrshire’s beautiful surroundings is the perfect environment to take to the water. Water sports are open to all ages and abilities and activities operate from various venues down our coastline.

Find below what’s on offer!

Coastal rowing

Club Troon Coastal Rowing Club
Venue Troon Marina Slipway (behind Scott’s Restaurant)
Club contact Vincent McWhirter
Website www.trooncoastalrowing.org.uk
Session times Every Saturday and Sunday Morning 10.00 – 12.00
Further information Age 10 years and over, Life Jackets are supplied
Club Girvan Coastal Rowing Club
Venue Girvan Harbour
Club contact Rhona Anderson
Session times March to October (Tuesdays 6pm, Sunday 2pm)
Further information Age 13 years and over, Life Jackets are supplied
Club Carrick Coastal Rowing Club
Venue Maidens Harbour
Club contact Fergus Forsyth
Session times March to October (Sunday Mornings plus varied mid week session during summer)
Further information Age 10 years and over, Life Jackets are supplied


Club Prestwick Sailing Club
Venue Grangemuir Road on sea front in Prestwick
Club contact Paul Gilmore
Telephone 01292 671117
Session times Visit Website for further information www.prestwicksailingclub.co.uk
Further information Sail training and coaching available to Adults, Children and those with Disabilities. Clothing and equipment is provided. 10 years and above

Kayak, Canoe and Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Organisation Adventure Centre For Education & Adventure Carrick
Venue 4 Grangestone Industrial Estate, Ladywell Ave, Girvan KA26 9PF
Contact info@adventurecentreforeducation.com or 01465 710077 / 07920 406982
Further information This multi activity centre offers individual, group and youth group bookings. Clothing and equipment provided.
Club Kyle Kayak Club (Ayr)
Venue Citadel Leisure Centre
Club contact Martin Wishart
Session times Winter - Sunday 6 – 7.30pm (Indoor Pool)
Regular trips organised, email/see website for further info www.kayakayr.co.uk
Further information The club has boats, paddles, buoyancy aids, suitable for beginners.
Club Girvan Canoe Club
Venue Maybole Swimming Pool
Club contact John Haston
Session times October to April (Wednesdays 8pm). Summer sessions in the sea subject to weather conditions, and occasional weekend trips.

Remember to contact these clubs/organisations and ask about their summer programmes!

Two thirds of our planet is water! Get on it and get wet!