Taster Sessions

If you have not paddled before, you must attend a series of Taster Sessions. Here you will be given basic instruction in the use of a buoyancy aid and paddle, and shown how to launch and paddle a canoe or kayak and disembark safely. All necessary equipment will be provided and you will need to bring a change of clothing.

Taster Session Dates: 

  • Saturday 21st May, 1pm

  • Saturday 11th June, 1pm

  • Wednesday 15th June, 6pm

  • Saturday 2nd July, 1pm

Places are limited to 10 per session. Taster Sessions last approximately two hours, during which time you will have the opportunity to paddle a canoe or kayak (or both) under the direction of our British Canoeing qualified coaches.

Sessions cost £30 per person for three sessions, or £75 for 3 sessions for a family group (maximum of 4).  Payment is required at time of booking your first session. All Taster Sessions must me taken up within a period of 3 months from the date of your first taster sessions.

You will be able to attend up to three taster sessions, after your first taster you will then be able to take your 2nd & 3rd session on a Saturday or Sunday morning at 10am, after initially informing the taster session coordinator Lindsey or Kev.

Disabled? Don't let this stop you! We are Paddle-Ability accredited, for more information on what we can offer you please see our contact details below. 

Book your taster session today!


How to Book

Choose one of the following contact methods: 

  • complete and submit our contact form here 

  • or text Lindsey on 07904713572

  • or email Lindsey 

  • or email our Paddle-Ability Officer, Kev to find out what we can offer if you have mobility concerns. 

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