The Water Activities ASU exists to develop, give advice and provide instruction and support for the following Activities in the District:



Bell Boating


Dragon Boating


Dinghy Sailing




Narrow boating


Power Boating






White Water Rafting






The role of the Water Activities ASU is to:

  • promote the benefits of Water Activities in the District;
  • promote the District’s Leadership Development Fund;
  • support additional adults in the district to gain both Scouting permits and NGB qualifications so more young people in the district can experience these activities;
  • share best practice and educate how to run activities safely;
  • provide a pool of permit holders willing to lead or supervise activities groups in the District;
  • organise related training for Leaders, Network & Explorers e.g. REC First Aid Courses;
  • organise regular experiences and tasters for adults to develop their own skills in the Mountains;
  • organise District events related to water activities;
  • promote the County’s Tatton Park Activity Centre, Runcorn Rowing Club and Frodsham Sailing Club as a bases for Water Activities;
  • specifically work with the District’s Sea Scouts in Frodsham;
  • support Network and Explorers with training and planning for both domestic & international expeditions;
  • support with District owned equipment such as the Kayaks, Dinghies, Windsurfs and Power boats;
  • identify the need for any additional district owned equipment to enable more Water related Activities in the District;
The ASU will develop a strategy for these activities so that they become a regular event on the programmes of all sections/groups/units in the District.

The District Water Advisor is

For assistance with an Activity

For more info about the hire of our fleet of boats
For more info about Tatton Park Activity Centre