About Us...

Herts Young Mariners Base, known as HYMB, has been offering outdoor adventurous activities for over 50 years. HYMB works with both young people (aged 9 and over) and adults. Whether as individuals or as part of a group. If you are looking for a one off taster in an activity, a full course, fun day out with family or friends or to work towards more specific goals, HYMB will have something for you!

Featured Activities

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Junior PaddlePower Passport Levels 2-5

  • HYMB Junior Membership Required
  • BCU Paddlepower Start required
  • For ages 9-18 years old, allowing them to progress through elements of their PaddlePower Passport.
  • You will use a variety of boats during the course which will also include a journey in the Lea Valley Park suitable to your level of ability.
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Juniors Beginners Climbing

  • HYMB Junior Membership Required
  • A fun 2 day course for those aged 9-18 years.
  • Learn skills and techniques used in climbing.
  • Work towards the NICAS Level 1 and 2 award.
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Junior October Half Term

  • HYMB Junior Membership required
  • Fun introductory sessions
  • Learn the basics
  • No experience necessary
  • Suitable for ages 9-18 yrs
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Junior Introduction to BCU Paddlesports

  • HYMB Junior Membership Required.
  • This course leads to the BCU PaddlePower Start award.
  • No Experience required.
  • For ages 9-18 years old.
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Junior Inflatables @ LVWWC

  • For Junior Members aged 13-18
  • Suitable for those with Paddle Power Start and above.
  • An exciting chance to try kayaking on the Lee Valley White Water Centre in inflatable kayaks.
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