Free parking, Swim with Fully trained safety staff, Lake tested monthly, Coaching available by fully qualified ASA/STA/BTF Coaches

Price: £0.00 (Adults £6.00 / Children £6.00 )

Horseshoe Lake Water Sport Activities
Open water swimming in Sandhurst

Open water swimming is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK. Here at Horseshoe Lake, we are lucky enough to have the perfect environment for you to explore this exciting and exhilarating sport. We welcome everyone from nervous first-timers to seasoned pro’s. Whether you are training for your first mile or taking on an Ironman challenge you are welcome to swim with us.


We have a very exciting calendar planned for this season that includes educational courses, charity days and events. You will be safe in the hands of fully trained and knowledgable staff that will be available to welcome and advise you.


So why Horseshoe Lake Open Water Swimming?


  • Fully trained safety staff on the water and land
  • Lake tested monthly. Results available to view upon request.
  • We welcome both wetsuit and non-wetsuit swimmers
  • Coaching available by fully qualified ASA/STA/BTF Coaches (1-2-1 and group for both adults and children)
  • Educational courses available throughout the season for all levels
  • Free parking
  • Hot showers
  • Wetsuits to hire and purchase in our on-site shop
  • Hot drinks available


Opening times:

Weekends starting 5th March & 31st March 2022

Swim Times: 8am - 10am

(Running until the end of October)


Weekday Evening Sessions starting Wednesday 1st May

Swim Times:

Mondays 6pm - 8pm

Wednesdays & Fridays 5.30pm - 8pm

(Running until end of September)





Admission: £8

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Casual Hire

Mon-Fri  last booking 14:30
Sat-Sun 09:00 - 16:00

from £18 per 50mins oper craft

  • Stand Up Paddle Boards / SUP
  • Sit on Top Kayaks
  • Sailing Dinghy's (If you have Stage 3/Level 2 Sailing).
  • Closed Cockpit Kayaks (If you have BC 1*/BC Start Paddle)

Children between the age of 8-16yrs are allowed as long as they are accompanied by an adult on the water at all times. This can be on the same craft or a separate craft if you have more than one. Maximum of 3 children 8-16 to one guardian over 18.


Children under 8 are exempt from purchasing a separate ticket, they must go on the same craft as a guardian over 18. Maximum of 1 child under 8 to 1 guardian over 18.

Call us: 01252 871808
or email: [email protected]


Open Water Swimming

Open water Swimming

Only adults over 18 may make a booking.

Please make sure you buy correct amount of tickets they are per person. This is to control the amount of people on site and in the water at one time. 

Children 8yrs+ are welcome if experienced in open water but must be accompanied in the water by a competent adult/caregiver at all times.

Maximum of 1 children 8-16 to one guardian over 18. No children under 8 years old.


08:00-10:00 (26th Feb- 31st October)


Please read and understand the Terms and conditions before booking.

Prices: Admission:£8

Call us: 01252 871808
or email: [email protected]




Multi-Activity Day Holiday camps £42

08:30am - 5.30pm during school holidays

If you have a child between the ages of 8 and 14 years old who are looking for a great day out, full of fun and excitement this is the place to be. It is also a great opportunity for them to try a new sport for the first time! Max of 12 children per bubble for social distancing

The sessions are perfect for children to come along and make new friends and enjoy new experiences in a range of activities available here at Horseshoe Lake.

The children will do a range of activities during the day which could include any combination of the following; 

  • Stand Up Paddleboards
  • Katakanus
  • Raft Building
  • Camp fire
  • Sailing Dinghies**
  • Kayaks
  • Canoes**
  • Team games
  • Problem solving

    Don't sit in getting bored – Get Out, Get Active!

**Subject to craft availability, current government guidelines and prevailing weather conditions


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RYA Youth Sailing

A 16-hour long course over 2 days in a small group of up to 6 participants. This is the best way to learn how to sail in a safe and fun environment whilst offering professional instruction.


RYA Level 1 4th& 5th April, 18th&19th April, 30 & 31st may, 1st & 2nd August

RYA Level 2 11th & 12th April, 2nd & 3rd June, 15th August

RYA Level 3 TBC


RYA Level 4 TBC


RYA qualifications are recognised worldwide, with RYA Level2 being the standard for sailors to be able to hire dingy,

The course is a great way to boost child confidence after lockdown, so they re-start schooling with a new qualification under their belt!

Call us: 01252 871808
or email: [email protected]



Sessions (10)


Name: Horse Shoe Lake Activity centre

Open with Social Distancing , Open water swimming, Sailing, Kayaks, Canoes, Paddleboards, Pedalos, Archery, Volleyball, Raft Building



Horse Shoe Lake Activity centre, Mill Lane, Sandhurst, Berkshire, GU47 8JW

We're OPEN today 07:00 - 18:15

Opening Times

  • Monday 07:00 to 20:45
  • Tuesday 07:00 to 15:15
  • Wednesday 07:00 to 20:45
  • Thursday 07:00 to 15:15
  • Friday 07:00 to 20:45
  • Saturday 07:00 to 18:15
  • Sunday 07:00 to 18:15
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