Starting 9th october 2019
Learn the basics of kayaking in the warmth the QMC Swimming Pool in Basingstoke and on the tranquillity of the Basingstoke Canal, at Odiham. The courses are run by our friendly and enthusiastic British Canoeing qualified coaches and are suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
The course is based on the Go Paddling Start and Discover Awards. Skills include:
- Efficient forward and reverse paddling and stopping
- Turning, ruddering and moving sideways
- Preventing capsize
- Safe capsize
- Carrying kayaks safety
All equipment is included
Cost: £60 per person
Times and Venues
- Wednesday Evenings - 9th October to 13th November 7:00pm to 7:45pm
- Saturday mornings - dates to be determined (may be weather dependent) starting at 9am and finishing between 12 and 1pm
Full Canoe Club membership is not a requirement to do enrol on these courses. Non members will be asked to become temporary members but the cost of temporary membership will be deducted from the cost of full membership for anyone who then joins the Club.