Welcome to
Swinton Lock

Swinton Lock Activity Centre is a trusted safe space, committed to delivering emotional, social and wellbeing services, which are community led.

We are based adjacent to the South Yorkshire Navigational Canal and own two narrow boats, one of which is fully accessible. Both boats are used to offer boat-handling courses, volunteering opportunities and pleasure trips to both children and adults.

What we Do

Swinton Lock Activity Centre provides an extensive range of activities and support for both young and old.

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Room Hire

Our location, facilities and ample parking also make Swinton Lock an ideal location for meetings, conferences and parties.

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Boat Trips & Training

Join our experienced crew for a relaxing cruise along the canal. Learn how to skipper the boat and manage locks.

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Open Days

We also hold regular open days where you can come to meet the staff and sample many of the activities we have to offer.

Make a Booking

Training courses, boat trips and room hire

Boat Hire

£55 (first hour) £40/hour (2+ hours)

Boat Handling Course

£300 per person

Room Hire

Meetings, conferences & parties

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Mexborough community notice boardTickets are selling fast for our community boat trips. Perfect for the summer holidays. Each ticket is £5pp and goes towards Swinton Lock Activity Centre .
Book online at swintonlock.org/elementor-583/
We suggest booking as soon as possible because tickets do sell quickly.
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Wath upon DearneTickets are selling fast for our community boat trips. Perfect for the summer holidays. Each ticket is £5pp and goes towards Swinton Lock Activity Centre .
Book online at swintonlock.org/elementor-583/
We suggest booking as soon as possible because tickets do sell quickly.
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@followers Swinton, Rotherham, United Kingdom Swinton & Kilnhurst S.Yorks Instant Alerts (Must Answer Entry Questions) Swinton Watch.Tickets are selling fast for our community boat trips. Perfect for the summer holidays. Each ticket is £5pp and goes towards Swinton Lock Activity Centre .
Book online at swintonlock.org/elementor-583/
We suggest booking as soon as possible because tickets do sell quickly.
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@followers Swinton, Rotherham, United Kingdom Swinton & Kilnhurst S.Yorks Instant Alerts (Must Answer Entry Questions) Swinton Watch.

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Fab days out 🌟✌️

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Our Monday pottery group had an amazing time with Raku today. With thanks to our ceramic artist Tracey Mawson Ceramic Artist they created some really interesting pieces.
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Tickets are selling fast for our community boat trips. Perfect for the summer holidays. Each ticket is £5pp and goes towards Swinton Lock Activity Centre .
Book online at swintonlock.org/elementor-583/
We suggest booking as soon as possible because tickets do sell quickly.
#CommunityEngagement #narrowboat
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Tickets are selling fast for our community boat trips. Perfect for the summer holidays. Each ticket is £5pp and goes towards Swinton Lock Activity Centre .
Book online at https://swintonlock.org/elementor-583/
We suggest booking as soon as possible because tickets do sell quickly.
#CommunityEngagement #narrowboat

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Our community boat trips are back and they are live on our website to book. Refreshments will be available. Each ticket costs just £5. You can book online by clicking the link. swintonlock.org/elementor-583/
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Our community boat trips are back and they are live on our website to book. Refreshments will be available. Each ticket costs just £5. You can book online by clicking the link. https://swintonlock.org/elementor-583/
#narrowboat #communitysupport

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Ia there a charge for babies under 2 please x

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As we all know it can be tough for men to open up about their feelings, negative thoughts or struggles with suicidal ideation. Has anyone ever said to you "Man up", "Toughen up", "Men don't talk about their feelings"? Has someone ever shared something with you and you've shut it down or maybe you've tried opening up and been told one of these things?

Men's suicide rates are higher than ever! Let's break the mould and talk about mental health, let's be open and ask someone how they're doing today. Let's share our thoughts and feelings.

Swinton lock activity centre runs a men's mental health group on a Friday 2:30pm until 7:30pm. Let's get talking! And the most important thing is it's Ok not to be ok.
Contact Sam on 01709 578778 (option 3)for more information.
#mensmentalhealth #letstalkaboutmentalhealth #suicidprevention2024 #swintonlockmeninsheds #itsokaynottobeokay
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As we all know it can be tough for men to open up about their feelings, negative thoughts or struggles with suicidal ideation. Has anyone ever said to you Man up, Toughen up, Men dont talk about their feelings? Has someone ever shared something with you and youve shut it down or maybe youve tried opening up and been told one of these things? 

Mens suicide rates are higher than ever! Lets break the mould and talk about mental health, lets be open and ask someone how theyre doing today. Lets share our thoughts and feelings.

Swinton lock activity centre runs a mens mental health group on a Friday 2:30pm until 7:30pm. Lets get talking! And the most important thing is its Ok not to be ok.
Contact Sam on 01709 578778 (option 3)for more information. 
#mensmentalhealth #letstalkaboutmentalhealth #suicidprevention2024 #swintonlockmeninsheds #itsokaynottobeokay

So brave , nobody knows what day someone’s having until they ask!
Be kind , be caring , be there … it could just save someone’s life 🖤 #mentalhealthmatters #swintonlockmeninsheds #itsokaynottobeokay #meninsheds #mensmentalhealth
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