Water Sports in the Isle of Man

With 95 miles of coastline, it’s no surprise that our residents love swimming, paddling, and taking to the sea!

Adventurous Experiences

Within this spectacular 'playground', Adventurous Experiences promote and facilitate real, sustainable adventurous experiences, predominantly on the Isle of Man; maintaining high standards of safety, fun and learning. They offer sea kayaking, coasteering and gorge scrambling.

Northern Swimming Pool

Located in Ramsey, this pool is designed for fitness for all ages. With daily sessions and lessons, the Northern Swimming Pool may also be rented out for private hire.

Southern Swimming Pool

The Southern Swimming Pool is located in Castletown and has a plethora of activities, parties, sessions and fitness classes.

Western Swimming Pool

Located in Peel, this pool is the place to be for all levels of swimmers. They offer lifeguard accreditation, kayaking, and heaps of other classes as well.

National Sports Centre

In Douglas, the National Sports Centre houses loads of activities. Fitness Centre, Training pool, Leisure Pool, tracks, sports and classes are all available. It is the hub for athletic training in the Island.

Isle of Man Yacht Club

The Isle of Man Yacht Club is an active club both on and off the water, with a comprehensive sailing programme offering something for sailors of all ages, abilities, interests and a healthy social scene for friends and families. They run competitive racing series for mixed-fleet dinghies, First Class 8 sportsboats and yachts from April until September.

Peel Sailing and Cruising Club

All are welcome to join in races and/or come along to their various social events.

Port Erin Paddleboards 

Port Erin Paddleboards is a Stand Up Paddleboarding Centre on the south west coast of the Isle of Man. They offer a plethora of lessons including SUPYoga and even offer Glo-Paddleboarding (and are the only UK provider). Seasonal rentals are available, too.

Saltworks SUP 

Saltworks invites you to ‘Feel the water beneath your feet’ and try stand up paddleboarding. With lessons for children and beginnings up to advanced, Saltworks SUP is a great way to get out on the water and see our beautiful Island.

The Venture Centre

The Venture Centre, the Island's Premier Outdoor Activity Centre was founded in 1981 and has been run since then by the Read Family. The unique location of the Centre makes it an ideal venue for a wide range of outdoor pursuits including archery, coasteering, air rifle, sailing, assault course and many, many others.

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Relocation incentive announced
Relocation incentive announced

National Insurance Holiday Scheme

A National Insurance holiday scheme for the Isle of Man has been announced, meaning that new and returning residents who relocate to the Isle of Man can claim up to £4,000 in their first year of working.

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