Skerries Watersports

Welcome to Skerries Watersports Academy

We are located beside the very best mix of beaches, harbour's and scenery on the east coast of Ireland and we have been teaching in Skerries for over 15 years. The possibilities of exploring local Islands, History and wildlife are Fantastic. We provide water based Fun Activities and Lessons in the beautiful town of Skerries in North County Dublin, just 15 minutes from Dublin Airport. Our Goal is to introduce people to the Amazing enviroment we have on our doorstep. Not only will you gain new skills paddleboarding, kayaking, kitesurfing or windsurfing, but we hope you will gain a new perspective of our surroundings that will enrich particitants. Its all so healthy too! All our staff are fully qualified instructors, insured and are Garda vetted. 

Splash into a world of exhilaration and freedom with the exciting realm of watersports! Immerse yourself in a plethora of activities that bring joy, adventure, and numerous health benefits.

Whether you're kayaking, paddleboarding or kitesurfing, watersports offer a thrilling escape from the ordinary. Engaging in these activities boosts your physical fitness, as you effortlessly enhance your strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular endurance. Moreover, watersports provide a refreshing break from the daily grind, revitalising your mind, reducing stress, and instilling a deep sense of serenity.

Experience the rush of adrenaline, the joy of discovery, and the natural beauty that surrounds you. Embrace the freedom and endless possibilities that watersports offer, creating unforgettable memories, fostering new friendships, and unlocking a world of adventure that will leave you longing for more. So, grab your gear, feel the splash of water on your face, and embark on a journey where excitement and well-being converge in perfect harmony.

Activities & Pricing

SUP / Paddleboarding

SUP Independant Experienced Rental  €25 PP , 1.5 Hours

          Beginner Lesson                             €45 PP,   2 Hours 


           Islands Adventure                            €50 PP , 2.5 Hours 

          Sun up - Sunrise Paddle                  €45 PP, 2.0 Hours


          Sundowner                                          €45 PP, 2.0 Hours

           Giant Sup - Group Fun (Max 8 Persons)  €35 PP - 2 Hours


Sit On Top Kayaking Experienced Rental €35 PP , 2 hours  ( Kids €25 )

                                       Lesson Guided        €45 PP , 2 Hours (Kids €25 )


Full Course 4 X 3 Hour Lessons    395.00

2 x 3 Hour Lesson        € 220.00

Private Coaching         €120 Per Hour - 2 x Hours €180


Kids Summer Camps June, July and August 2023

Summer Water Fun is Back in Skerries

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday - 4 x Day's

Times 10am - 12 Pm (8 - 12 Yrs old )

Afternoons  12 - 16 Yrs old 

Skerries North Beach (Location may change due to weather)

Cost €140 Per Child - Morning 8 -12 years old  This covers 4 x Days 

Cost €150 Per Child  Afternoon 12 - 16 years old This covers 4 x Days 

Tuesday to Friday. Choose from Morning Session 10.00 am - 12.00 pm or Afternoon Session 2.00pm to 16.30pm

Activities Locations: Skerries North beach or Skerries South Beach.

Exact Meeting point will be Flagged each day depending on weather conditions. The participants should be reasonably comfortable in the water.

Activities included in weekly Camps. Kayaking, Paddleboarding (SUP), Water Trampoline.

Kite Flying. Skill and educational activities such as Kite and Raft building, Surfing, Island and outer  Beach exploration

The activities are  flexible and will vary depending on daily weather conditions.

We Provide Buoyancy Aids and all other Equipment - we do not provide wetsuits.

If you have issues sourcing wetsuits please contact us in Advance

What you need to bring on the Day?

1 Wetsuit and swimwear

2 Runners or booties

3 Towel and Change of Clothes

4 Sun Hat and sunblock

5 light Snack and drink

Our Qualifications:

All our staff fully qualified BSUP and BKSA instructors. We are Garda Vetted and have child protection certs.

Please note that due to weather we may have to cancel and re schedule courses and camps .

The overall decision will be for safety reasons as this is our main concern.