Courses

Available Courses

Subject to Government COVID-19 restrictions, we are planning to run the following formal courses at the Club in 2021. Additional weekend/evening dates to be confirmed, email our Coaching Officer to register your interest in attending a course if you are unable to make any of the confirmed course dates listed below. To make a booking please click on the links below to our Online Booking System.

Paddle Start

SyllabusPrerequisitesDurationCost
Your first time on the water, a fun and enjoyable practical session, introducing you to paddlesport.No experience required though you need to be aged 10 or above, be able to swim 25m and have confidence in open water.3 hoursNon-members: £45

Members: £30

Dates in 2021

Paddle Start – Kayak

DateDayTimeAge GroupPlaces available
24/07/21Saturday0930 – 123010+Fully booked
03/08/21Tuesday1330 – 163010 – 13Fully booked
03/08/21Tuesday1330 – 163013+Fully booked
03/08/21 and 10/08/21 Tuesday, Tuesday1900 – 203010+Fully booked
04/08/21Wednesday1330 – 163010 – 13Fully booked
05/08/21Thursday1330 -163013+Fully booked
07/08/21Saturday0930 – 123010+Fully booked
10/08/21Tuesday1330 – 163010 – 13
10/08/21Tuesday1330 – 163013+Fully booked
11/08/21Wednesday1330 – 163013+Fully booked
12/08/21Thursday1330 – 163010 – 13
17/08/21Tuesday1330 – 163010 – 13Fully booked
18/08/21Wednesday1330 – 163010+Fully booked
19/08/21Thursday1330 – 163013+Fully booked
21/08/21Saturday0930 – 123010+Fully booked
24/08/21Tuesday1330 – 163013+Fully booked
25/08/21Wednesday1330 – 163010+Fully booked
26/08/21Thursday1330 – 163010+
28/08/21Saturday1330 – 163010+Fully booked
31/08/21Tuesday1330 -163013+Fully booked
01/09/21Wednesday1330 – 163010+
02/09/21Thursday1330 -163010+
To book a place on one of the above courses please use our Online Booking System.

Paddle Start Plus

SyllabusPrerequisitesDurationCost
Your second time on the water where you are introduced to different craft including Kayak, Sit on top, Open Canoe and SUP.You need to be aged 10 or above and have attended a Paddle Start course.3 hoursNon-members: £45

Members: £30

Dates in 2021

DateDayTimeAge GroupPlaces available
05/08/21Thursday1330 – 163013+
11/08/21Wednesday1330 – 163013+Fully booked
12/08/21Thursday1330 – 163010 – 13
19/08/21Thursday1330 – 163010+Fully booked
26/08/21Thursday1330 – 163010+
28/08/21Saturday1330 – 163010+
02/09/21Thursday1330 – 163010+Fully booked
To book a place on one of the above courses please use our Online Booking System.

Paddle Discover

SyllabusPrerequisitesDurationCost
The next step towards becoming an independent paddler, developing an understanding of the factors which affect your paddling; developing your decision making and practical skills, giving you confidence on the water.You need to be aged 10 or above.
You will be asked to demonstrate your ability to launch a kayak and paddle a basic course, otherwise you will be returned to the Paddle Start course on the second day.
6 hours over two daysNon-members: £90

Members: £60

Dates in 2021

DateDayTimeAge GroupPlaces available
17/08/21 and 18/08/21Tuesday, Wednesday1330 – 163010+Fully booked
24/08/21 and 25/08/21Tuesday, Wednesday1330 – 163010+Fully booked
To book a place on one of the above courses please use our Online Booking System.

Paddle Explore

SyllabusPrerequisitesDurationCost
The final award offered by Nomads, this course gives you ownership, allowing you to choose where you move next in the world of paddlesport, it includes journeying where you take a trip in your chosen craft and are required to demonstrate your ability to confidently manoeuvre your craft on lakes, canals and rivers.You need to be aged 10 or above and have demonstrated that you have recently attended a Nomad led Paddle Discovery course.

You will also need a packed lunch for each day.
12 hours over two daysNon-members: £180

Members: £120

Dates in 2021

DateDayTimeAge GroupPlaces available as at
31/08/21 and 01/09/21Tuesday, Wednesday0930 – 163010+
To book a place on the above course please use our Online Booking System.

Rescue Emergency Care Level 1 (REC1) First Aid

SyllabusPrerequisitesDurationCost
The course will include all the content of a standard REC 1 course plus tailored content around hyperthermia that water based instructors and activity leaders will find especially useful.None8 hoursNon-members: £50

Members: £20

Dates in 2021

DateDayTimeAge GroupPlaces available
07/08/21Saturday0900 – 173013+Fully booked
To book a place on one of the above courses please use our Online Booking System.

More Information

If you would like more information about any of the above courses please send an email to our Coaching Officer.

Online Booking

To book a place on one of our courses please use our Online Booking System.