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Helly Hansen Watersports Centre

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Really enjoyable

This is the second visit of the year, having attended multiple times last year. Great fun had by... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Opened up openwater swimming to me!

A great place to swim in open water, as there are lifeguards on kayaks and canoes. There are also... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
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At the Helly Hansen Watersports Centre you can try your hand at a fantastic range of activities. Our stores are packed full with modern up to date equipment ready for you to have fun with. From dinghy sailing and windsurfing to power boating and...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
15 The Quays | the Quays, Salford M50 3SQ, England
+44 161 877 7252
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Would just like to say thank you for all your help with the Open water Event on the 16th June 18, What an excellent venue water very good for swimming.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Pat R
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

This is the second visit of the year, having attended multiple times last year. Great fun had by myself, my son and his friend. Nice day for it but still unusually quiet on the water. No booking needed you can just literally turn and have...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank siiibuc
Reviewed April 7, 2018

A great place to swim in open water, as there are lifeguards on kayaks and canoes. There are also changing rooms, lockers and showers. Remember to register online before you go.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank nennykee
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Took my 9 and 11 year old daughters wakeboard on a Friday night. After just a couple of runs all 3 of us managed to get up, even if only for a few seconds. Staff were friendly and helpful, had a fun hour split between...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank tonyblack05
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Booked two x vouchers from Living Social, which gave me a session of free hire of equipment for 4 people. Very excited as I'd planned to use the vouchers for my stepson's birthday treat. As per the very clear instruction on the voucher, I called...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Cheshie
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

Great opportinites to try sailing and watet ski ing at salford quays. Water ski ing without a boat on a zip rope - including progressive jumps!! Not cheap but great fun !

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Kingpaul100
Reviewed May 17, 2017

9 year old changed in public area of ladies toilets. One and only shower wrecked. H&S issue having been in Salford Dock water. Only advised after leaving site. Subsequently contacted helly hanson and told that there are extensive changing facilities and showers ??? WHERE??? Asked...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank albatrossfrance
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Took my son hear for a school friends birthday celebration, my son is 8 and he loved it. Wet suits provided, instructors good with the kids. Excellent workout for the kids, thoroughly recommend this.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank stephenbollard
Reviewed August 30, 2016

I love swimming but get lane rage - so started open water swimming - it does take a while to get used to, but definitely worth the challenge. Friendly place to come, lifeguards on canoes whilst you swim around and has changing rooms with lockers...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Haiku45
Reviewed August 11, 2016

A group of 16 boisterous boys had a superb end-of-school-year party here....it was awesome! The organisation, quality of equipment and standard of tuition was excellent. We picked bell-boating as some of the boys are less competitive/nervous in water but I'd rather have picked one of...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Yvonne D
August 28, 2016|
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Response from Alistair D | Property representative |
hello Yvonne sadly we don't have the space in our stores to accomodate equipment storage he is more than welcome to test it out on our water. launch fee is £3.50 but we can't help with storage alistair daish ] watersports... More