What we do

At City Of Bath we aim to give young people an experience that will help them grow into the person they want to be in a safe and friendly environment. Through various activities and adventures, we learn teamwork, respect, loyalty, self-confidence, commitment, self-discipline, honesty and how to be the best version of ourselves.


You learn life skills. I was 12, very quiet and shy. Cadets makes you find the confidence. You feel part of something special. Serafina, 15


We offer a range of different activities from sailing, windsurfing and powerboating - to rock climbing, camping, and music - plus, so much more! At City Of Bath you are also able to gain different qualifications that you can take with you once you leave Sea Cadets!

"It makes me feel I can do things others can't. I don't want to stay in my house every day. I want to see how the world is."

Shaun, 13

It is our priority to make sure that Sea Cadets is a safe environment young people can go to, to be themselves. Click here to find out more about how we safeguard our young people.



Our unit is in a beautiful location, right in Bath's city centre.  Based directly on the River Avon,  and within walking distance from the iconic Pulteney Bridge, we're ideally located for novice kayaking, rowing, and community activities taking place around the city.

We currently help cadets get active and have adventures by facilitating training in:
  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing
  • Stand-up-paddleboard
  • Fixed seat rowing
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • ILM leadership and teamwork courses
  • First Aid
  • Marine Engineering
  • All aspects of the Sea Cadet training programme​​​​​​​

Want to get stuck in?  Get in touch: admin@bathseacadets.org

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