What's On at Willen Lake

Events & Courses in the next week (use the date fields above to view more)

  • Activity Day
    Various Dates
    Join us for our school holiday activity days, where you'll be able to take part in a range of activities, without commiting to a full week
  • Activity Week
    Various Dates
    A fun-filled multi-activity week in the school holidays, focussing on trying out a range of activities, meeting new people and having lots of fun! Throughout the week participants will try different activities including sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, raft building, archery, katakanus, and a range of fun games, all of which makes an ideal introduction to watersports
  • Adult Paddle Club
    Various Dates
    Our new Adult Paddle Club is a great evening adventure, learning new skills and developing your knowledge within a range of paddlesports
  • Adult Sailing Club
    Various Dates
    Our new Adult Sailing Club is a great evening opportunity to develop your knowledge and improve your skill within sailing
  • Big Doggie Do 2020
    23/05/2020 - 24/05/2020
    Bring your four-legged friends and enjoy this fun, free, family friendly event.
  • Colour Obstacle Rush
    30/05/2020
    Throw your hands up in the air and have a great day!
  • Discover Archery
    Various Dates
    Come and find out what Archery is about at Willen Lake and try your hand at becoming the next Robin Hood! Located in a quiet paddock away from the lake, participants can practice to shoot gold with tuition from one of our instructors
  • Discover Kayaking
    Various Dates
    Try your hand at kayaking with tuition from one of our coaches
  • Discover Powerboating
    Various Dates
    Take part in a 90minute taster session and Discover Powerboating
  • Discover Sailing
    Various Dates
    An introduction to Dinghy Sailing, under the guidance and supervision of one of our qualified instructors
  • Discover SUP
    Various Dates
    Find out what stand up paddleboarding is all about with tuition from one of our coaches
  • Discover Wakeboarding
    Various Dates
    Our Discover sessions are aimed at adults that can swim 50m
  • Discover Windsurfing
    Various Dates
    An introduction to windsurfing, led by one of our enthusiastic, qualified windsurf instructors
  • Dragon Boat Festival
    27/06/2020
    The 19th Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Festival takes place on Saturday 27th June 2020 at Willen Lake and more than 40 teams are expected to compete over the 200m race course, watched by several thousand spectators. As well as the exciting races, a wide range of bankside entertainment, food stalls and fun activities guarantee a fabulous day out for all the family!
  • Flower Festival
    05/04/2020
    Ceremony celebrating the birth of the last Buddha with lots of flowers, reflection and multi-faith prayers
  • Hiroshima Day
    06/08/2020
    Floating lantern ceremony at the Peace Pagoda.
  • Introduction to Paddlesports
    Various Dates
    The Introduction to Paddlesports is a one-day introductory course to paddlesports, which can be completed using kayaks or canoes, or a mix of both
  • Junior Paddle Club
    Various Dates
    Our Junior Paddle Club is for children aged 8-14years, who want to get involved in paddling regularly
  • Junior Wakeboarding Session
    Various Dates
    Our Junior sessions are just like our Discover sessions, but for children aged 8+ who can swim 50m
  • Kneeboarding - Pay and Play
    Various Dates
    Ride for one hour on a kneeboard to get confident with the course
  • MK Marathon 2020
    03/05/2020
    The MK Marathon returns to Milton Keynes for 2020.
  • MK Walking Festival 2020
    08/05/2020 - 10/05/2020
    Milton Keynes Walking Festival returns for 2020
  • Paddle Week
    27/07/2020 - 31/07/2020
    Our paddle weeks we offer in the summer holidays are a five-day course for children to work on the PaddlePower Scheme
  • Peace Pagoda 40th Anniversary Ceremony
    21/06/2020
    Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first Peace Pagoda in the western hemisphere.
  • RYA Basic Skills (Level 2)
    04/07/2020 - 05/07/2020
    The RYA Basic Skills course is designed to teach participants aged 16+, how to sail the boat solo
  • RYA Start Sailing (Level 1)
    Various Dates
    The RYA Start Sailing course is for participants aged 16+ who are looking to take their first steps in the sailing world
  • RYA Start Windsurfing
    Various Dates
    Take the first step towards experiencing the thrills and spills of sailing a windsurf board
  • Sailing Week
    Various Dates
    Our Sailing week is a five-day adventure, taking beginners to advanced sailors helping them progress to the next level
  • Seaside in the City
    21/08/2020
    Dress up as your favourite underwater character and join the rangers for a family fun afternoon with games and activities around the lake. Try free taster sessions of activities available at Willen Lake
  • Splash 'n' Play
    Various Dates
    1 x Child Ticket for Spash 'n' Play a single session
  • Splash 'n' Play - Birthday party
    Various Dates
    Our one hour birthday parties
  • Splash 'n' Play - Private hire
    Various Dates
    One hour of private hire is £120 for up to 20 children (and you can add additional children for just £4 each)
  • Treetop Extreme - Adventure
    Various Dates
    Our new all-inclusive Adventure experience at Treetop Extreme includes: CLIMB - our 10 metre climbing wall SWING - across the Adventure level course JUMP - from our 13 metre freefall simulator  Minimum height 1
  • Treetop Extreme - Explorer
    Various Dates
    Our new all-inclusive Explorer experience at Treetop Extreme includes: SWING - across the Explorer level course JUMP - from our 13 metre freefall simulator  Minimum height 1
  • Treetop Extreme - Extreme
    Various Dates
    Our new all-inclusive Extreme experience at Treetop Extreme includes: CLIMB - our 10 metre climbing wall SWING - across the Extreme level course JUMP - from our 13 metre freefall simulator  Minimum height 1
  • Wakeboarding - Pay and Play
    Various Dates
    Our Wakeboarding pay and play
  • Youth Sailing Scheme
    Various Dates
    We offer two-day courses for children aged 8-16 to work towards further qualifications in the RYA Youth Sailing Scheme
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