Starting 27th February 2019

This course is aimed at those who have completed the PaddlePower Passport or 1 Star or who have basic kayak handing shills.  The course will comprise three sessions in the Queen Mary's College Swimming Pool and three outdoor sessions on the Basingstoke canal at our Colt Hill Clubhouse, Odiham.  

Discover Kayak Course

Wednesdays 27th February, 6th March and 13th March 2019, QMC Pool

Saturdays 16th March, 23rd March and 6th April 2019, Colt Hill Club House

This course will include:

  • Efficient and effective forward and reverse paddling and stopping
  • A variety of turns
  • Support strokes (low and high)
  • Good boat control and balance
  • Capsize drill and rescuing a capsized paddler
  • Helping swimmers
  • A variety of launching and landing techniques
  • Manual handing

Pre-requisites: have completed a suitable beginners course or have basic kayak handling skills.

Cost: £60

Times and Venues: 

  • QMC Pool, Cliddesden Road, Basingstoke. 6:45pm - 8pm
  • Basingstoke Canal, Colt Hill 9:30am - 12:30

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