West Reservoir Centre

West Reservoir Water Sports Centre is a water sports and events venue which is located in a picturesque corner of Woodberry Down.

The centre provides the opportunity to take part in sailing and kayaking for adults and children under the watchful eye of expert instructors. It’s operated by Better, a charitable social enterprise, on behalf of the Council.

Below you will find information about the centre’s location, facilities, opening times and accessibility and what’s new. For membership information, please see Better – membership

Facilities and courses

  • sailing and kayaking courses
  • seminar room, conference rooms and function room
  • waterfront cafe
  • open water swimming


  • accessible toilet
  • accessible parking
  • accessible changing facilities
  • ramp access


Open water swimming

  • non-member: adult – £10 and junior – £5
  • pay-and-play member: adult – £7 and junior – £3
  • pay-and-play concession member: adult – £5 and junior – £2

For more information, please visit Better – West Reservoir Centre.

Concessionary membership

Off-peak concessionary memberships are available for anyone in receipt of benefits.

If you’re eligible for a concessionary membership, you’ll be able to use the leisure facilities at a discounted rate. For more information, visit Better.

Page updated on: 9 November 2021

West Reservoir Centre


Green Lanes
N4 2HA


Opening times

  • Opening times vary throughout the year


For more information, please visit Better – West Reservoir Centre