Paddle Explore

This British Canoeing certificated full day course will recognise and develop your ability to independently paddle your chosen craft whether that be Canoe, Kayak or SUP in a sheltered water environment.  
Working with one of our experienced coaches you will work together over the course of the day to develop both your paddling skills and environmental awareness, enabling you to make more confident choices when out paddling independently in the sheltered water environment.

All Kit and Equipment is provided such as Wetsuits, Bouyancy Aids etc.

Who this course is for: Someone with previous paddling experience in their chosen craft who is ready to paddle independently in the sheltered water environment.

What we may cover: Kit and equipment, launching and landing, effective forward paddling, steering, turning, stopping, moving sideways, external factors to our paddling, safety of yourself and others.

What to Bring: Swimwear or Quick Drying layers to go underneath a wetsuit, an old pair of shoes you don’t mind getting wet and a towel. Fleeces and wool jumpers are an additional layer that can be worn in winter times. Please also bring a packed lunch.

Craft: A choice of Canoe, Kayak, Sit on Top Kayak or Stand Up Paddleboard. Please let us know in the comments section of the booking form which craft you wish to use.

Duration: This is a one day course (you can choose how many days you may need).

Cost: £80 per day inclusive of certification fees, full instruction and all equipment required.

Afterwards: Why not enjoy a drink or snack from the centre whilst enjoying our fabulous views or hire some equipment out and practice all those new skills learnt. Multi activity day options at discounted rates also available, please enquire before the day of your event to see what other activities are on offer. 

Other Options: Too Advanced? Have you thought about the Paddle Discover Award? Too Basic? Have a look at our Paddle Performance Awards. Want to get into Leadership? Have you considered the Paddlesport Leader Award? Want to get into Coaching? Have you considered the Paddlesport Instructor Award or Coach Award?

Activity Dates, Availability and Booking:
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