Courses & Sessions

Equipment hire

The price of the ‘Come and Try’ session includes equipment hire; for all other sessions equipment hire is not included in the price. We have some equipment we can hire directly (see here for prices) and we work with local hire companies where appropriate to make sure you have everything you need.

Please note that buoyancy aids are mandatory for all kayakers and canoeists, and advisory for paddleboarders.

PaddleSafe
This half day course aims to give you what you need to paddle safely in sheltered water environments such as canals, calm rivers and harbours.

Andark Lake | 4 hours | £65 | Please Login or Register to book | More info & dates


Novice Paddler Session (Botley)
This session is dedicated to beginners, whether it be on a paddleboard, traditional sit in kayak, sit on kayak or inflatable. Lilos and inflatable flamingos also welcome.

Botley | 2 hours | £20 | Please Login or Register to book | More info & dates


Novice Paddler (Swanwick)
This session is dedicated to beginners, whether it be on a paddleboard, traditional sit in kayak, sit on kayak or inflatable. Lilos and inflatable flamingos also welcome.

Swanwick | 2 hours | £20 | Please Login or Register to book | More info & dates


Come and Try
This is a session between two and four people You will have the chance to try a sit on top kayak AND a sit in kayak AND a stand up paddleboard with coaching tips throughout.

Swanwick | 2 hours | £40 | Please Login or Register to book | More info & dates


Wednesday Evening Paddle Club
This an open format session with no fixed coaching agenda: rather the focus will be games and ad hoc coaching for those who want it.

Swanwick | 2 hours | £15 | Please Login or Register to book | More info & dates


Full Moon Paddle
Paddling at night, especially under a full moon is a very special experience, as all the other senses become heightened in the darkness.

Swanwick | 2 hours | £20 | Please Login or Register to book | More info & dates


Flat Water Kayaking Skills – Level 1
Beginner course with no previous experience necessary: equivalent to the British Canoeing Paddle Start Award.

Swanwick | 8 hours | £210 | Please Login or Register to book | More info & dates


Flat Water Kayaking Skills – Level 2
Intermediate course that builds on the Level 1 course: equivalent to the British Canoeing Paddle Discover Award.

Swanwick | 8 hours | £210 | Please Login or Register to book | More info & dates


Flat Water Kayaking Skills – Level 3
Advanced flat water course that builds on the Level 2 course: equivalent to the British Canoeing Paddle Explore Award.

Swanwick | 16 hours | £420 | Please Login or Register to book | More info & dates


Bespoke coaching
As well as our scheduled courses and sessions, we are always happy to design a session, or series of sessions, that meet your individual needs.

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First Aid course
16 hour British Canoeing recognised course that will be delivered over two days by a qualified First Aid trainer and British Canoeing Coach.

Andark Lake | 16 hours | £145 | Please Login or Register to book | More info & dates