Adult Paddle sport courses

We offer a variety of kayaking and canoe courses for school and group bookings. We also run holiday clubs, see our holiday activities pages


Paddle Safer Award

The British Canoeing Awarding Body (BCAB) paddle safer course is designed for anyone new or relatively novice to kayaking or canoeing who has completed an initial taster session and wish to gain knowledge and raise their awareness of their personal safety in a sheltered water environment. Encouraging individuals to consider where they paddle, the equipment they use and provide practical solutions if they get into difficulty. This is a great fun session based on confidence building and self help.


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Adults taster session- Paddle Start Award

Experience your first session on the water; learning useful skills for an enjoyable paddling experience. It aims to provide you with the basic knowledge to enable you to safely get in and out of your boat, make it move and return to your start point. This is your first step into the world of paddling, ensuring you feel safe, confident and ready to progress to the Discover Award

Sunday afternoons 1400-1600
2023 dates TBC

Cost £35.00 pp

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Family Paddle Taster – For all ages from 6 up.

Saturday afternoon 1400-1600
dates TBC

£150.00 for up to 6 people of mixed ages in any craft including SUP’s

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If you would like a bespoke experience we run taster sessions for many of our water sport activities, including kayaking and canoeing at a time more convenient to you. These can be taken singly or in any combination of two or more activities. See our taster sessions for more details and prices.

British Canoeing Personal Performance Awards

Paddle Discover Award

Following on from the taster session, also know as the Paddle Start award, our ‘Discover Award’ is the next step on youyr paddling journey and allows you to develop your decision making and practical skills for a fun and safe time on the water, becoming a proficient and independent paddler. Learn how to choose and effectively use equipment, whilst developing an understanding of the factors which affect your paddling; giving you the confidence to progress to making your own choices with the Explore Award.

1 day course (0930-1600).

Cost: £126.50 per person

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For bespoke dates please contact us. 1:1 tuition available for this course at £183.50 pp

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Paddle Explore Award

Your Explore Award gives you ownership; allowing you to choose where you move next in the world of paddle sport. Working with a coach you will be able to develop a programme that suits what you need. Learning to make confident choices with this individual  approach. Developing your ability to independently paddle your chosen craft (SUP, sit on, open canoe or kayak) in a sheltered water environment.

2 day course booked bespoke as a one to one paddler centred course

Cost: £325.00 per person

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Check out our holiday club for various kayaking courses (8 – 16 year olds) across Easter, May and summer holidays.

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