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Introduction to Canoeing

Introduction to 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

Course Times 10.00am – 16.30pm

Age 9+

Your first time on the water ‘having a go’! A fun and enjoyable practical session, introducing you to paddlesport. Learning useful skills for an enjoyable paddling experience, providing you with the knowledge to enable you to get safely in and out of your boat, making it move and return to your start point, ensuring you feel safe and confident on the water.

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.

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