gac about us

Founded in 1988 and still the same family run activity centre that it's always been; you're sure to be in for a warm welcome. We started out as a shed by the side of the Loch and over the years have grown from a small sailing school to the activity centre we are today.

green field site


Almost 3 decades from a field, to Galloway Sailing Centre to Galloway Activity Centre.


our ethos

We're all about fun, interactive and inclusive activities for everyone. Getting outside and experiencing the pleasures of learning new skills and gaining confidence in the natural Scottish environment.

About us - Going Green

going green

Being in the heart of the UNESCO Biosphere the environment is at the heart of everything we do. We've been appointed Regional Ambassadors for sustainability, have received the Sustainable Process for Improvement Gold award and are a Proud Supporter of the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere.

Environmental Policy

The Dogs!

the management

Always on hand to help out, bribed by biscuits and easily distracted by a well chosen stick.

Our Staff

our staff

We only hire qualified outdoor activity instructors, all are chosen for their enthusiasm, friendliness and professionalism and we wouldn't be the centre we are without them.



Our staff all hold current water based first aid certificates and go through in house rescue training in addition to their individual qualifications. We hold a full AALA licenced, are AIM insured and regularly inspected by our various governing bodies.