Paddle Sport

Canoeing

Both the Beginners and the Improvers courses are British Canoeing accredited courses and will cover the skills, techniques and theory relevant to the BC’s Paddle Award Schemes.  

The Paddle Awards are for those new to paddlesport, enabling you to develop the skills to feel confident and safe on sheltered water in your chosen paddling craft. So whether you’re getting into a boat for the first time or looking to develop your skills, there’s something for everyone! Awards take place in sheltered water enabling progression at your own pace and confidence level, whilst developing both your understanding and skills in the exciting world of paddlesport.  

Introduction to Canoeing

Price - £70

Age 9+

Please note that this course is open to both adults and juniors.

A one-day taster of the world of paddle sports.

Lots of fun plus an introduction to the basic skills.

Paddle Discover Beginners Canoeing for Juniors

Price - £105

Age 10+ 

Taking you on the next steps towards becoming an independent paddler, for a fun and safe time on the water. Developing an understanding of the factors which affect your paddling; developing your decision making and practical skills, giving you confidence on the water.

The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to the sport of canoeing. You will be introduced to practical and theoretical aspects such as: basic strokes; equipment and safety afloat.

Paddle Explore Improvers Canoeing for juniors

Price - £160

Age 10+

Now you’re ready to Explore! Your Explore Award gives you ownership; allowing you to choose where you move next in the world of paddlesport. Working with a coach you will be able to develop a programme that suits what you need. Learning to make confident choices with this individualised approach. This award recognises your ability to independently paddle your chosen craft in a sheltered water environment.

This course assumes at least two days structured experience and looks at improving and developing the basic skills as well as introducing additional strokes and new techniques. It also provides a greater theoretical understanding of the sport. This course is physically more demanding than the Beginners Canoeing course and is suitable for those who are at least 10 years old.

Paddle Discover Beginners Canoeing

Price - £165

Age 14+ 

Taking you on the next steps towards becoming an independent paddler, for a fun and safe time on the water. Developing an understanding of the factors which affect your paddling; developing your decision making and practical skills, giving you confidence on the water.

The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to the sport of canoeing. You will be introduced to practical and theoretical aspects such as: basic strokes; equipment and safety afloat.

Paddle Explore Improvers Canoeing

Price - £200

 

Age 14+ 

Now you’re ready to Explore! Your Explore Award gives you ownership; allowing you to choose where you move next in the world of paddlesport. Working with a coach you will be able to develop a programme that suits what you need. Learning to make confident choices with this individualised approach. This award recognises your ability to independently paddle your chosen craft in a sheltered water environment.

This course assumes at least two days structured experience and looks at improving and developing the basic skills as well as introducing additional strokes and new techniques. It also provides a greater theoretical understanding of the sport



Stand Up Paddle Boarding

SUPing

Price £50

Course Times 09.30 – 12.30pm

Age 10+ although some courses are adult only

SUPing is brilliant! It is simple and great fun. Our ½ day introductory course will teach you all the basics including how to set your board up, get up and paddle and refine your paddling skills.  In addition you will learn essential theory and how to do avoid getting into trouble!. After our taster course a whole world of SUPing will be waiting for you!

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