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Introduction / Beginner Paddlesport Course

The Introduction / Beginner Paddlesport Course introduces the novice to both the kayak, canoe & paddleboard.
Based on flat or slow moving water, the course covers basic boat handling and control, moving forwards, backwards, sideways, turning and lots more. Participants will be given the opportunity to paddle different types of canoes and kayaks, and to test the boats for their personal needs.

We do encourage participants to try both canoe and kayak, however if your interest rests solely with canoe only or kayak only the course will cater for this.

You will also be instructed in how to paddle safely with others and in the surrounding environment, in what to wear and what specialist equipment to use to make your paddling safe and enjoyable.
The course is fun and action packed, and sets the foundation for progression towards a competent paddler.

There is the opportunity to be assessed for The British Canoeing Performance Awards.

The full course duration is over 2 days. Participants may take part for shorter durations.
Venue: River Severn, Shrewsbury. This may change due to adverse water / weather conditions.

Course price includes all specialist equipment, canoes, kayaks and course resource material
High quality coaching delivered by fully qualified staff.
Price is inclusive of VAT @ 20%.

Full two day course 135 per person or book now for our early bird price 125
One day only 70 per person - If you are attending the second day only you will need previous paddling experience
Half day only 40 per person first day morning only

To Book / Further details:
Please telephone or e-mail for advice, more information and course availability.
You can make a booking by following the link below - complete & return the booking form with your payment.
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 Introduction / Beginner Paddlesport Course
2019 Dates

Saturday  6 April - Sunday  7 April
Saturday   4 May - Sunday  5 May
Saturday 1 June - Sunday 2 June
Saturday 6 July - Sunday 7 July
Saturday 17 August - Sunday 18 August
Saturday 7 September - Sunday 8 September

Saturday  5 October - Sunday  6 October

If you can't find a date to suit or need a course mid week then let us know we may be able to help.
If you have a group of people, we can put a course on especially to accommodate your needs.

Introduction - Beginner
Kayak & Canoe

Introduction - Beginner
Kayak & Canoe

Improver - Refresher
Kayak & Canoe

Kids Paddlesport
 Kayak & Canoe

Intro Whitewater - Intermediate

Intermediate Canoe Skills
Moving & Open Water

Kayak Whitewater Skills
& River Leadership

Canoe Whitewater & Open
Water Skills & Leadership

BCU Tests & Awards
Kayak & Canoe

1 :1 Coaching & Small Groups
Guiding Kayak & Canoe

Severn Young Paddlers
Paddlesport Club

Taster Sessions
Kayak & Canoe

Expedition Training
& Assessment

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We sell  a range Canoes, Kayaks & Sit on tops, Buoyancy aids, Paddle clothing, Spares & Accessories, Safety equipment, Paddles, Books & Guides.

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