Hire the Helly Hansen Watersports Centre

Watersports Centre meeting room

Helly Hansen Watersports Centre - at the heart of Salford Quays and Media City provides the ideal location for corporate team building with the added bonus of fantastic spaces for meetings and training events.

With a waterside location and close to Manchester City Centre, there is also easy access to the motorway network and excellent public transport links.


  • 20,000 square metres of water to enjoy
  • A broad range of watersports and adventure activities on offer
  • 1 large meeting room with viewing platform and separate seating area for refreshments.
  • Wifi
  • Projector available.
  • TV, video and sound system
  • Flip chart and whiteboard
  • 16 parking spaces
  • Full disability access

For more information or to make a booking please contact the Watersports Centre on 0161 877 7252 or email watersportscentre@scll.co.uk


1. Exclusive hire

The Centre is used to host a range of high profile events such as the ‘The Great Swim’, BBC Question in Sport, the Princes Trust Bellboat Regatta, Dragon Boat events and triathlons. Our flexible approach allows us to organise events of any length, at any time of the year.

We can provide full use of the Ontario Basin, front land & building use including meeting rooms & changing rooms. Extra options include safety boat hire with qualified operators. Our experienced staff can help you along the way and provide advice with regards entertainment, bar, catering etc.

With hire charges starting from £75 per hour, we can build a bespoke package to meet the specific needs of your event.

2. Team building

We offer a wide range of activities for you and your team to take part in. Dedicated instructors will lead you in your very own fun packed session and we build a personalised itinerary to fit in with the time you have available or the watersports and other activities you want to take part in.

Available daytime, evenings and weekends from only £50 per hour, per group of 8 participants, the package includes fully qualified instructor, all equipment and specialised clothing suitable for the activity. We can also organise bespoke catering and refreshments.

3. Meeting room hire

A large meeting room that can seat up to 40 people depending on layout (boardroom, theatre, horseshoe or workshop style) is available for hire daytime, evenings and weekends.

Available for hire from £26 per hour. We can also organise bespoke catering and refreshments.