The official FOAC information page can be found here:

Note that other centres on the lake provide rowing, katakanoes and pedal boats on weekends and there is a sailing and rowing club on the lake that provide annual memberships for private members. You can find their details on the VisionRCL pages or on this site under ‘The Lake’. Details below are only for the Fairlop Outdoor Activity Centre.

2021 Group bookings

To make group bookings, you should complete their booking form below and email it to

Booking form:

The current terms and conditions for hire are here:

2021 Summer camps

Summer camps for young people will run this year during the week from 19th July till 4th September. Details are on the VisionRCL site here:

The cost per person is £220 per weeek except for the final bank holiday week which is £176 and each day runs from 9.30am- 4pm

These are multi-activity weeks which include:

  • Sailing
  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing
  • Raft building
  • Bell boating
  • Orienteering

To book, or for further information please email

Individual hire

For individual bookings or information you can contact the centre on 0208 500 1468 or email at

For paddle boarding you can book online here:

Advertised prices on for individual hire for activites at the centre are:

Bike hireFor two hours, including helmet
Mountain Bike (adult / junior)£14.50 / £12.50
Road Bike (adult / junior)£14.50 / £12.50
BMX Bike (adult / junior)£10.50 / £9.50
Dinghy sailingOne hour, including buoyancy aids
(adult / juinior)
£10.50 / £8.50
PaddlesportOne hour, including buoyancy aids
Kayaking(adult / junior)£10.50 / £8.50
Canoeing(adult / junior)£10.50 / £8.50
Stand up paddle board£10.50 / £8.50
RowingOne hour, including buoyancy aids
Rowing (at FOAC centre)£15.00
Paddle boardingTwo hours. Use FOAC boards or bring your own
Paddle boarding (adult)£10.00
Paddle boarding (junior)Not currently available