Have fun learning all the skills for starting out in paddlesport!  

Ducklings: Progressive lessons, ideal for beginners, aged 8 to 12

Beginners THURSDAYS - (Ducklings) - Sign in at 3:45 pm - Session: 16:00 - 17:30

Beginners SATURDAYS - (Ducklings) - Sign in at 09:15 - Session: 09:30 - 11:00

Participants will begin by following the Paddle Award scheme, specially adapted for younger learners. Children can track their development with a log sheet as they work their way through the activities to achieve the Start & Discover awards in the Duckling (beginner) sessions.  

Five week block - £50

Booking and Payment:

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Pay in advance for the 6 week block - Pay online to sign up (£60)

You can book and pay online and this will cover the whole 6 week block.

When children pass a level (Start, Discover, Explore) they can register to get a certificate.  Start certificates are free, but Discover is £6 and Explore is £8 each.  These are optional but can be paid for when you receive the email from British Canoeing to say your child has passed.

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What to wear

Dress for the weather, include shoes you can get wet.  Don't forget a full change of clothes for afterwards!

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