Welcome to Hi5 Ski School in Reading, Berkshire
Hi5 is the premier destination for water sports and events in Berkshire.
Located at the picturesque Reading Lake, it is easily accessed from junction 11 M4, 10 minutes from Reading Town Centre.
We offer an exciting selection of land based and water-based activities for all skill levels. We have 2 waters sports lakes that offer 50 acres for water skiing, wakeboarding, and banana rides. Our land activities offer great entertainment for groups, including sumo wrestling, human table football and axe throwing.Whether planning a fun family day out or finding a unique venue for your next event, Hi5 can cater to your parties’ needs.
Make your next event one to remember at Hi5 Ski School. We can accommodate corporate events, team building, kids’ parties and stag/hens parties. We have a wide range of packages that offer a combination of water sports and land-based activities for fun in the sun. Hotel and conference facilities are available for events.
Our water sports are a thrilling way to take in the beautiful scenery of Reading Lake. We run water sports from April to October and operate in most weather conditions except lightning storms. We make it a breeze for you, providing tuition and all safety wear, buoyancy aids, and wetsuits. Have fun while you learn a new skill or show off your water sport abilities.
For beginners, our experienced team will first give you the run down on body positioning and techniques on land. After mastering the basics, you will transition to the water, where we provide a training bar for maximum stability and easy supervision. Once our instructor is confident in your learnt abilities, you will get to have a go at being towed behind the boat. Our instructor will coach you depending on your individual progress.
For water-skiing and wakeboarding, we offer a wide range of buying options. These vary from single 15-minute tows to Day or Week Courses to suit your schedule and purposes. If you are looking for additional guidance, we have a video analysis option where your session is recorded and reviewed with a coach. The coach will provide feedback to the performer to improve their technique.
Water skiing lets you glide across the water on skis while being towed by a motorboat. Water skiing is a great sport for mind and body. Whether you are a novice or a competitive water skier, it is a fantastic way to have fun and get fit. Individuals and groups can have a productive day out, learning new skills while exploring the beautiful lakes of Berkshire.
Wakeboarding is a variation on water-skiing, where you are fastened to a board instead of skis. The sport is a combined skill of surfing and water skiing. Wakeboarding provides a full body workout while being an exhilarating way to experience Reading Lake.
Banana rides are a great way to be towed as a group. The sensation is likened to jet skiing. You can get around with 6 persons on our large inflatable banana boats.
Alternatively, ringo rides offer a 2-person option. Hold on tight and experience an exhilarating ride with your friends or family.
Land Based Activities
In addition to water sports, we offer a wide range of land-based activities all year round. These activities can provide the base for team building exercises or a fun focal point for group events. Our range of entertaining event activities will have your party returning for years to come.