When you visit for your Play Port experience why don’t you stay a while and make a day of it. The Forth & Clyde Canal offers space for a walk or cycle beside its tranquil waterways.

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Interested in booking just one of the sports listed for your group? You can book with the venues directly.
For BMX, skateboarding and scootering, check out The Loading Bay.
For wakeboarding and paddleboarding the guys at Glasgow Wake Park have you covered.
For whitewater tubing, kayaking, canoeing, open-water swimming and stand up paddleboarding visit Pinkston Watersports Centre

Glasgow Canal

The lower stretch of the Forth & Clyde Canal is a tranquil space for walking and cycling and home to a cluster of exciting creative organisations.

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Got some questions? Here are answers to the questions we get asked the most about Play Port. 

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The Loading Bay has a dedicated shop selling gear and apparel from local, independent skate brands including Doyenne Skateboard, Re:ply Skateboards and The Blank Faces.

You can buy BMX bikes, Fairdale leisure bikes and kid’s BMX bikes direct from The Loading Bay. Simply drop in to see the selection. The skatepark also stocks BMX parts from BSD Forever including tyres, innertubes, grip tape, bearings, handlebars and forks and skateboards from Homework and Re:ply. Glasgow Wake Park sells all the kit you might need for wakeboarding including wetsuits, helmets, impact vests plus a range of boards and bindings.  

Gift Cards
We all know that feeling of disappointment when you open a gift to find a pair of socks or a bar of chocolate… Well, those days are over! Give your loved one a gift they won’t forget in a hurry with one of our Play Port Experience gift cards. Simply choose one of our action-packed experience packages. Experiences must be redeemed within 12 months of purchasing.


Kick back in the chilled surroundings of our cafe located within The Loading Bay Skatepark.

Fuel up with a selection of hot and cold drinks including coffee from our fair trade, local supplier Dear Green. 

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Access For All

We want everyone to be able to visit and enjoy Play Port. Click here if you think you might need additional support during your visit or have a disability that might impact your participation.

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Our Canal Heritage

Play Port is based in a part of Glasgow steeped in history – the gritty and industrious Port Dundas. Discover how the waterway came to be and how it has changed over the last 200+ years.

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