Water Activities

Have you ever taken a kayak down rapids, feeling the water splash up as you hit a wave head on?

How about blasting across a reservoir in a sailing dinghy, feeling the wind through your hair?

Are you looking for a new, different, exciting adventure?

How about getting on to the water and having a go at sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, canoeing, stand-up paddle boarding, yachting? The list goes on.

My name is Paul Brettell, and I’m look after water activities for the County. My aim is to get as many young people on the water as we can, and as safely as possible.

Sections, Groups and Districts can organise water activities by using an accredited commercial activity provider. There are a number in our area and I may be able to help find one to meet your needs.

Alternatively, you can run it yourself. In this case you will usually need a leader with an activity permit.

Either way, you can find all the details you need by following this link and searching for the activity you want to run. If you need any help or advice, just ask!

I look forward to seeing you out on the water.

Water activities groups

WHCTC – West Heath Canoe Training Centre (affiliated to 1st West Heath Scout Group).

Chris Mansell | Club Chairperson

Use the links below for information on

1st Sutton Coldfield Sea Scouts

All Saints Sea Scouts

Any questions?

Please contact our County Water Activities Adviser, Paul Brettell


Find a group

Find your local Scouting group based on your post code to get involved today!