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Waterskiing is a sport in which an individual is on skis and is pulled behind a boat or a cable ski skimming the surface.

Who is it suitable for?
All sections, many water-ski parks offer packages for the younger ages.

Additional Information
British Water Ski and Wakeboard have a find your nearest club part of their website which will help find an external provider.

Badge Links
All sections Time on the Water Staged Activity Badge
Cubs Water Activities Activity Badge
Scouts Adventure Challenge Award, Water Activities Activity Badge

How to run/provide waterskiing

There are 3 ways of running Waterskiing in Scouting. These are:

  1. Scout-led activity - running waterskiing yourself or using someone else in Scouting

  2. Externally-led activity - running waterskiing using an external provider

  3. Activity for adult groups - running waterskiing for a group entirely of adults

Useful links

The National Governing Body for waterskiing is:

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