KAYAKING COURSES

Courses for Canoeing & Kayaking

All British Canoe Awards now include Canoeing and Kayaking together

Please note: many courses get booked up very quickly

Adult Kayaking - start date 12th May

7:15pm

  • Wednesday nights - Dates Wednesdays May 12/19/26 & June 9/16/23 (no session June 2)

  • No. of sessions: Six

  • Trainees - 12

  • All participants in adult Kayak courses must be good swimmers, wear their own well fitting buoyancy aid and have a pair of soft shoes suitable for getting wet.

  • We advise warm clothing and a windproof jacket as it gets very cold, even in the summer when the sun goes down and especially when you are wet. You can wear a wet suit, but not long sleeved.

  • Please bring a towel, change of clothes and money for the pub.

After the course has been completed competent paddlers often organise paddle sessions between themselves until end of the season.  We hope to have ‘Club Nights’ on a Wednesday or Thursday. 

£45

Junior Beginners - Discover Kayaking - start date 10th May

5:30pm to 6:30pm

British Canoeing now teach under 16’s Paddlepower instead of the old Star Awards. 

This course is for children aged 9+.  All participants in junior Kayak courses must have passed the swim test, have their own well fitting buoyancy aid and have a pair of soft shoes suitable for getting wet.


We advise warm clothing and a windproof jacket, as it gets very cold, even in the summer when the sun goes down, especially when you are wet.  Please bring a towel and a change of clothes. You can wear a wetsuit, but not long sleeved.


  • No. of sessions: six

  • Trainees - 12

  • Monday nights - May 10/17/24 & June 7/14/21 (no session May 31)

£45

Junior Intermediates - Explore Kayaking - start date 10th May

6:45pm - 7:45pm

British Canoeing now teach under 16’s Paddlepower instead of the old Star Awards. 

This course is for children aged 9+.  All participants in junior Kayak courses must have passed the swim test, have their own well fitting buoyancy aid and have a pair of soft shoes suitable for getting wet.


We advise warm clothing and a windproof jacket, as it gets very cold, even in the summer when the sun goes down, especially when you are wet.  Please bring a towel and a change of clothes. You can wear a wetsuit, but not long sleeved.


  • No. of sessions: six

  • Dates - May 10/17/24 and June 7/14/21 (no session May 31)

  • Trainees - 12

£45