CREEK&CLIMB

Introduction to Canoeing

Join us on the beginning of a new adventure, as you take your first steps in canoeing, whether you are looking to become a budding white water canoeist, or trips around or just the peace and tranquillity of canoeing on a calm lake on a beautiful summers day and taking in the scenery.
This one or two day course will set you on your way. By the end of the course we hope you will have had a fun experience and have learnt some new skills on the way.

So if you want a safe and enjoyable introduction to canoeing, then join us for this two day course.

NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.

WHAT WE COVER

The first day will be spent getting used to the Canoes, making sure that they are set up specifically for you and looking at basic canoe strokes, rescue techniques and lots of fun with the opportunity to be as wet or dry as you like.

The second day generally will involve some form of journey whether this is on a lake or local canal system, slow moving rivers whilst looking at improving on the skills learnt the previous day.

WHAT WE PROVIDE

We will Provide you with any equipment that you require be that a canoe, paddle, helmet etc, all we ask is that you give us notice on booking of equipment required whether it is everything or just a single item.

VENUES USED

Peak District has a great network of Canal’s in secluded area’s allowing us to explore this beautiful area at will, based in the New Mills and Whaley Bridge area.

Wales has a number of beautiful areas a favourite area is Llyn Padarn and local estuaries for a beautiful trip in the Welsh Countryside

WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING

Warm outdoor clothing (fleeces, thermals,)
Footwear you don’t mind getting wet (not flip flops or wellingtons)
Drink (Hot or Cold dependant on time of year)
Waterproof’s,
Swimming Costume/Shorts/Clothes you can get wet in

IF YOU ALREADY OWN

Canoe & Paddle,
Cag,
Wetsuit,
Buoyancy Aid,
Helmet, Spray Deck,

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