Kayaking Taster Session

This is your taster session in canoe or kayak. You will experience your first session on the water; learning the fundamental skills for an enjoyable time Canoeing or Kayaking. We will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills to enable you to get on the water safely and make your boat move in all directions, with fun and games along the way.

After the session you will have gained your British Canoeing Paddle Start Award (and eCertificate on request). The skills learnt in the session will make you feel safe and confident when out canoeing or kayaking with a group of more experienced paddlers.

The Start Canoeing/Kayaking Award will give you the confidence to begin progressing towards making your own choices and paddling independently and acts as a great stepping stone into the PADDLE DISCOVER AWARD.

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

Who is this course for? Anyone from age 8 years old who would like to experience canoeing or kayaking for the first time!

What we may cover: Kit and equipment, launching and landing, forward paddling, stopping, turning, moving sideways, fun and games!

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.

Duration: 90 mins

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. 

Cost: £25 per session inclusive of your instructor and all the equipment required. Recieve a 10% discount when booking 2 or more spaces.  

Other Options: Too basic? Have you thought about our Paddle Discover courses?

Activity Dates, Availability and Booking:
Click on the activity dates below for more details, availability and details of how to book your place. 

Please note we run taster session activities from April through to the end of October each year with sesisons advertised a month in advance at a time.

18
May
2022

Start Kayaking Taster Session

18-05-2022 11:30 am -1:00 pm
£25.00
Start Kayaking Taster Session

You will experience your first session on the water; learning the fundamental skills for an enjoyable time kayaking. We will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills to enable you to get on the water safely and make your board move in all directions, with fun and games along the way.

All Kit and Equipment is provided such as Wetsuits, Buoyancy Aids, Kayaks.

Group bookings of at least 2 people per activity receive a 10% discount.

20
May
2022

Start Kayaking Taster Session

20-05-2022 11:30 am -1:00 pm
£25.00
Start Kayaking Taster Session

You will experience your first session on the water; learning the fundamental skills for an enjoyable time kayaking. We will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills to enable you to get on the water safely and make your board move in all directions, with fun and games along the way.

All Kit and Equipment is provided such as Wetsuits, Buoyancy Aids, Kayaks.

Group bookings of at least 2 people per activity receive a 10% discount.

22
May
2022

Start Kayaking Taster Session

22-05-2022 11:30 am -1:00 pm
£25.00
Start Kayaking Taster Session

You will experience your first session on the water; learning the fundamental skills for an enjoyable time kayaking. We will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills to enable you to get on the water safely and make your board move in all directions, with fun and games along the way.

All Kit and Equipment is provided such as Wetsuits, Buoyancy Aids, Kayaks.

Group bookings of at least 2 people per activity receive a 10% discount.

28
May
2022

Start Kayaking Taster Session

28-05-2022 11:30 am -1:00 pm
£25.00
Start Kayaking Taster Session

You will experience your first session on the water; learning the fundamental skills for an enjoyable time kayaking. We will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills to enable you to get on the water safely and make your board move in all directions, with fun and games along the way.

All Kit and Equipment is provided such as Wetsuits, Buoyancy Aids, Kayaks.

Group bookings of at least 2 people per activity receive a 10% discount.

29
May
2022

Start Kayaking Taster Session

29-05-2022 11:30 am -1:00 pm
£25.00
Start Kayaking Taster Session

You will experience your first session on the water; learning the fundamental skills for an enjoyable time kayaking. We will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills to enable you to get on the water safely and make your board move in all directions, with fun and games along the way.

All Kit and Equipment is provided such as Wetsuits, Buoyancy Aids, Kayaks.

Group bookings of at least 2 people per activity receive a 10% discount.

30
May
2022

Start Kayaking Taster Session

30-05-2022 11:30 am -1:00 pm
£25.00
Start Kayaking Taster Session

You will experience your first session on the water; learning the fundamental skills for an enjoyable time kayaking. We will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills to enable you to get on the water safely and make your board move in all directions, with fun and games along the way.

All Kit and Equipment is provided such as Wetsuits, Buoyancy Aids, Kayaks.

Group bookings of at least 2 people per activity receive a 10% discount.

01
Jun
2022

Start Kayaking Taster Session

01-06-2022 11:30 am -1:00 pm
£25.00
Start Kayaking Taster Session

You will experience your first session on the water; learning the fundamental skills for an enjoyable time kayaking. We will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills to enable you to get on the water safely and make your board move in all directions, with fun and games along the way.

All Kit and Equipment is provided such as Wetsuits, Buoyancy Aids, Kayaks.

Group bookings of at least 2 people per activity receive a 10% discount.

03
Jun
2022

Start Kayaking Taster Session

03-06-2022 11:30 am -1:00 pm
£25.00
Start Kayaking Taster Session

You will experience your first session on the water; learning the fundamental skills for an enjoyable time kayaking. We will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills to enable you to get on the water safely and make your board move in all directions, with fun and games along the way.

All Kit and Equipment is provided such as Wetsuits, Buoyancy Aids, Kayaks.

Group bookings of at least 2 people per activity receive a 10% discount.

04
Jun
2022

Start Kayaking Taster Session

04-06-2022 11:30 am -1:00 pm
£25.00
Start Kayaking Taster Session

You will experience your first session on the water; learning the fundamental skills for an enjoyable time kayaking. We will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills to enable you to get on the water safely and make your board move in all directions, with fun and games along the way.

All Kit and Equipment is provided such as Wetsuits, Buoyancy Aids, Kayaks.

Group bookings of at least 2 people per activity receive a 10% discount.

05
Jun
2022

Start Kayaking Taster Session

05-06-2022 11:30 am -1:00 pm
£25.00
Start Kayaking Taster Session

You will experience your first session on the water; learning the fundamental skills for an enjoyable time kayaking. We will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills to enable you to get on the water safely and make your board move in all directions, with fun and games along the way.

All Kit and Equipment is provided such as Wetsuits, Buoyancy Aids, Kayaks.

Group bookings of at least 2 people per activity receive a 10% discount.