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Courses and Taster Sessions

Canoeing and Kayaking Courses

Here at Holme Pierrepont Country Park, home of the National Water Sports Centre we offer a range of courses and taster sessions in canoeing and kayaking for anyone looking to learn a new activity or wanting to expand on their existing skills. 

 

Canoe and Kayaking Club

Our Canoe and Kayaking Club offers you the chance to come along and experiment with a variety of boats. All levels of experience welcome!

Cost£10 per session
DatesSunday mornings 10am - 11am

 

Kayak Taster Session

Aimed at anyone looking to try kayaking for the first time, this taster session will show you the basics, enabling you to try the sport before booking onto one of our courses.

Course Dates

  • Saturday 18th February 2017
  • Friday 24th March 2017
  • Saturday 6th May 2017
  • Monday 21st March 2017
  • Tuesday 30th May 2017

Book Now

Simply follow the link below, select one of the above dates from the calendar and select the relevant taster session to book:

BOOK ONLINE

 

British Canoeing 1 Star Canoe/ Kayak

Ideal for complete beginners! For anyone looking to try canoeing and kayaking for the first time, our British Canoeing UKCC Paddlesports coaches and top of the range equipment will ensure that your first experience in the real world of paddle sport is a great one.

Course Dates

  • Wednesday 15th February 2017
  • Saturday 6th May 2017
  • Saturday 27th May 2017
  • Saturday 1st July
  • Friday 14th July 2017
  • Sunday 13th August 2017

Book Now

Simply follow the link below, select one of the above dates from the calendar and select the relevant taster session to book:

BOOK ONLINE

 

British Canoeing 2 Star Canoe/ Kayak

This is the next step after completing the British Canoeing 1 Star course. This course will give you a more detailed understanding of the interaction between the boat and the water, as well as teaching you how to achieve the desired movement in the boat.

Course Dates

  • Friday 14th April 2017  
  • Monday 1st May 2017
  • Saturday 3rd June 2017
  • Saturday 15th July 2017
  • Friday 18th August 2017
  • Saturday 14th October 2017
  • Saturday 11th November 2017

Book Now

Simply follow the link below, select one of the above dates from the calendar and select the relevant taster session to book:

BOOK ONLINE

 

British Canoeing 3 Star Kayak

This is the next step after completing the British Canoeing 2 Star course. This course will give you a more detailed understanding of the interaction between the boat and moving water.

You must have completed the British Canoeing 2 Star prior to attending this course. For this course, you will be using our world famous White Water Course.

Course Dates

  • Monday 24th July 2017  

Book Now

Simply follow the link below, select one of the above dates from the calendar and select the relevant taster session to book:

BOOK ONLINE

 

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Key Information

  • Kayaking and Canoeing are suitable for anyone aged 8 and over
  • Taster sessions and accredited courses available
  • All participants MUST be able to swim confidently in open water
  • All participants under the age of 18 years must bring with them a completed parental consent form
  • Height, weight and size restrictions apply, please see terms and conditions
  • For our cancellation or booking amendment policy please see our terms and conditions

Courses Available

  • Canoe and Kayaking Club
  • Kayak Taster Session
  • British Canoeing 1 Star Canoe/ Kayak
  • British Canoeing 2 Star Canoe/ Kayak
  • British Canoeing 3 Star Kayak
 

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