Parks and Open Spaces

Beach Bonanza

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Make a splash this summer!

We have a range of water activities happening at our award winning beaches to help you have fun, and stay safe this summer.

Carnlough Beach Bonanza

Sunday 23 June 2019

11am – 3pm

Come along to Carnlough Beach and enjoy Stand Up Paddleboarding, sea kayaking and coastal rowing.*

Beach activities include playzone, beach sports zone, driftwood art workshops, competitions and scavenger hunts.


Glenarm Beach Bonanza

Sunday 28 July 2019

10am - 2pm

Come along to Glenarm Beach and enjoy stand-up paddle boarding, sea kayaking and coastal rowing.*


Ballygally Beach Bonanza

Sunday 11 August 2019

12pm - 4pm

Come along to Ballygally Beach and enjoy stand-up paddle boarding, sea kayaking and coastal rowing.*

There will also be scavenger hunts, driftwood workshops, beach sports and water safety advice from RNLI


*Booking required and age restrictions apply.

To book water activities contact:

Outdoor Recreation on T: 028 9335 8278 or E: outdoor.recreation@midandeastantrim.gov.uk


We’re also sharing advise to keep you safe this summer around water – check out this flyer for more information (PDF 4MB).

We’ve teamed up with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) who will be at a range of events this summer getting you water wise.

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If you are a teacher or run a youth group, the RNLI offer fun, unforgettable visits from dedicated volunteers, delivering interactive presentations on water safety and the heritage of the organisation, to suit your age group. You can download lots of free resources from the RNLI website's Education Resources section.

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