Activity Calendar

Enjoy the thrill of adventure on one of our exciting activities!

Open to everyone, our sessions are perfect for day visitors and campers so if you fancy trying something new take a look at the options below. Activities are available to a wide range of ages and no experience is necessary. So why not have an adventure, learn a skill, or spend time with friends or family doing something different.

All activities are led by our qualified instructors in the Fairthorne grounds with all relevant equipment provided. Session length varies depending on the activity, with times outlined in the monthly programmes below and activities limited to 6-24 participants. Activities are offered at weekends from March to October and in the week during summer school holidays.

New for 2017! Stand Up Paddleboards – enjoy the water, improve your fitness and spend time with friends!

Pictures of many of the activity options can be found in our photo gallery.

 Activity Description Price
Abseiling A great personal challenge as you lower yourself down our 15m wall £10pp
Aerial Runway Launch yourself down our zip line! (min. 2 goes per person) £10pp
Archery Test your skills on our indoor range £7pp
Canoe Adventure A gentle paddle along the River Hamble in our Canadian canoes £18pp
Climbing Challenge yourself as you manoevure up our 15m high wall £10pp
Jumping Pillow Bounce around on our outdoor inflatable – all ages welcome! £3pp (30 mins)
Kayaking  Splash around and develop your skills on our purpose built lake £10pp
Raft Building Your engineering skills will determine how wet you get! £10pp
Survival skills Learn to light your own fire & build a den in this woodland activity £7pp
SUPs A true test of balance and paddle skills. Perfect for beginners of all ages. £10pp


To find out individual dates and times of our activities, please click on a relevant activity calendar below:

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Activities continue in all weathers, so come prepared with appropriate clothing.  Adults do not have to take part in the activity; why not relax with a drink in our cafe?  The charge for all participants is the same and all sessions are subject to availability and operational restrictions; please see our full booking conditions. 

Make a booking

To check availability and make a booking, contact us on 01489 785228.

Through membership of the YMCA Community, you will have the chance to feel a greater sense of ownership and belonging, as well as enjoying exclusive member events, discounts and early booking discounts.  For more information visit our Membership page.