Whether you are a water sports veteran or looking to try something new, CBWAC offers a range of water based options.


VCNM logo - orangeWhether you’re a seasoned watersports enthusiast or looking to try out something completely new, the Cardiff Bay Water Activity Centre (CBWAC) offers a vast range of action-packed activities and courses. Participants of all ages and abilities can enjoy a multitude of sports, such as rowing, sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, powerboating, fishing and archery, in a safe and exciting environment.


CBWAC operates from two fantastic locations – Channel View Leisure Centre in Cardiff and Cardiff Sailing Centre in Cardiff Bay.

Run by fully qualified, experienced instructors, the centre is certified by the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA), Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and Welsh Amateur Rowing Association (WARA); recognised by the Welsh Canoe Association (WCA); and a key partner for the Welsh Yachting Association (WYA).

For more information about the training courses and supervised sessions on offer, visit the website, and make sure you sign up soon to experience the thrill of exhilarating sports in Cardiff Bay!


By road

To get to Cardiff Bay and Cardiff Bay Water Activity Centre from the motorway, leave the M4 at Junction 33 and follow the A4232 to the Bay exiting at the junction signposted Cardiff Bay Retail Park, past Ikea onto Ferry Road. Turn right onto Jim Driscoll Way and right again into the Water Activity Centre. To get to Llanishen Reservoir from the motorway, leave the M4 at Junction 32 (Coryton), head south toward the city centre along the A470 approaching Gabalfa Interchange. Head north along Caerphilly Road (A469), turning right at the B4562 onto Ty Glas Road and follow Station Road onto Lisvane Road, turning right to Llanishen Reservoir.

Public transport

For information on how to reach Cardiff Bay Water Activity Centre by train or bus contact Traveline Cymru on 0871 200 2233 or www.traveline.org.uk




+44 (0)29 2035 3912




Water Activity Centre
Jim Driscoll Way
CF11 7HB