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Parent Information

              As a parent you probably have a lot of questions to ask before sending your child to the club, on this page we cover the basics but you can also find links to more information.

  • The club is for young people aged 9 to 19 years of age.
  • Your child must be able to swim 25m in light clothing and be comfortable in the water. They will be required to wear buoyancy aids at all times when near the water.
  • Membership costs: £2 per evening session. £3 per full day session. £100 Annual. Sign up via the Online Form and we can offer Annual Membership with a £10 monthly standing order payment option.
  • Please check our Facebook page for updates
  • All instructors are fully BCU, MIAS and RYA qualified and are Aquatic First Aid certificate holders.
  • All staff are Enhanced DBS checked.
  • YES! You can hire for birthday parties – check out more information – download the permission and booking form – use our special invitations.

Call 020 7253 0778 or email to check availability.

We are very happy for you and your child to visit the club during a youth club session to take a look around and speak to our instructors and youth workers. We must have a completed membership form for all young people coming to the club sessions. Why not use our new Online Membership Form? No need to print out.

If you have any questions not covered by the information here, please contact us – we’ll be happy to answer!



friends copyIslington Boat Club encourages parental involvement:

become a Friend?   help out on Open Days? volunteer for youth club sessions?   do you have a particular skill we can draw on?   subscribe to the mailing list?

Whatever you feel you can offer the Club to help us continue to provide quality youth activities, let us know!!

Contact the club –


Islington Boat Club,
16-34 Graham Street, Islington,
London, N1 8JX
020 7253 0778.

Registered Charity 287680
Registered Company 01743087