What's On at Willen Lake

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

  • 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
  • Art in the Park Festival
    29/06/2019 - 30/06/2019
    Annual arts festival presented by MKIAC.
  • Big Doggie Do
    25/05/2019 - 26/05/2019
    Back for 2019, our ever-popular dog fiesta - the Big Doggie Do! Two days of dogs shows, stalls and entertainment. This year’s event will feature exciting areas like K9 Aqua Sport and have-a-go-agility. This free event welcomes all four-legged friends and their owners from 12pm until 5pm each day at Willen Lake South.
  • 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 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
    23/06/2019
    Annual charity dragon boat races. Click here for more details or to enter your team: to http://dragonboatfestivals.co.uk/dragon-boat-festivals/milton-keynes/
  • Hiroshima Day
    06/08/2019
    Annual floating lantern ceremony at the Peace Pagoda.
  • Junior Sailing Club
    Various Dates
    The aim of our sailing club is to get children into sailing regular and work with them to achieve their next qualification in the RYA Youth Sailing Scheme
  • 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 30 minutes on a kneeboard to get confident with the course
  • MK City Trail Duathlon
    21/04/2019
    Presented by Big Cow events and Resultsbase MK City Duathlon is brand new using Willen Lake and Campbell Park for various parts of the course.
  • MK Marathon
    06/05/2019
    Annual Milton Keynes Marathon.
  • Paddle Week
    Various Dates
    Our paddle weeks we offer in the summer holidays are a five-day course for children to work on the PaddlePower Scheme
  • Paddlepower
    Various Dates
    The PaddlePower scheme is for children aged 8 – 14 who want to progress and achieve qualifications outlined by British Canoeing
  • Peace Pagoda Anniversary
    16/06/2019
    Annual celebration of the first Peace Pagoda in the western hemisphere
  • Pretty Muddy 5k Run
    07/09/2019
    Race for Life Pretty Muddy is a brilliant 5k muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends. And raise valuable funds for BEATING CANCER.
  • RYA Basic Skills (Level 2)
    Various Dates
    The RYA Basic Skills course is designed to teach participants aged 16+, how to sail the boat solo
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
    Various Dates
    A weekend improvers course to get you on the road to becoming an independent powerboat driver, building on the skills learned in the Level 1 course, and introducing new techniques
  • 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
    16/08/2019
    Dress up as your favourite underwater character and join the rangers for a family fun afternoon with games and activities around the lake.
  • Splash 'n' Play (Off-peak)
    Various Dates
    1 x Child Ticket for Spash 'n' Play a single session
  • Treetop Adventure Climb
    Various Dates
    The Treetop Adventure Climb; 15ft off the ground, 2 zip wries and 16 obstacles which will test your nerve and ability whilst being exposed to the elements
  • Treetop Adventure Package
    Various Dates
    The Treetop Adventure Package; a discount combination of the Explorer and Adventure Climb
  • Treetop Explorer Climb
    Various Dates
    This trail in the trees maxes out at 9 feet high, making it the perfect place to start for the younger or more nervous adventurers out there
  • Treetop Extreme Climb
    Various Dates
    The Treetop Extreme Climb; 35 ft in the air, 2 zip wires and 16 obstacles of pure adrenaline guarantee a real taste of aerial adventure
  • Treetop Extreme Package
    Various Dates
    The Treetop Extreme Package; a discount combination of the Adventure and Extreme Climb
  • Willen Crusaders
    Various Dates
    Willen Crusaders is a club for children aged 8 - 16 years old
  • 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
  • Youth Windsurfing Scheme
    24/08/2019 - 25/08/2019
    The Youth Windsurfing Scheme is for children from beginner level to advanced
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