If you want to discover what it’s like to move on the water’s surface with complete freedom, in a sport that can lead you to new and exciting places and on loads of fantastic new adventures, kayaking is for you.
A great individual or family pursuit that will improve your cardio fitness and strength; kayaking is an ideal option for all levels of adventurer, from gentle explorer to adrenaline junkie.
This course is a brilliant option if you are considering taking up the discipline but don’t want to spend a fortune on kit before giving it a go. We have a store of top-level kit that is included in your course price - so no need to worry about transporting a boat here or buying the wrong thing.
Get started in your new passion with the help of expert instructors and learn solid foundation skills from the get-go.
- You'll have gained all the skills you need for the best possible start in kayaking. And by the end of the weekend you'll have all of the foundation skills you need to progress confidently in your new sport.
- You'll cover everything from what clothing and equipment to choose right up to basic rescue skills.
- You’ll have had a practical weekend, learning whilst getting plenty of time on the water. After we’re done, you’ll know the next steps to take to progress in your new sport.
* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.
What to expect
You'll spend time on day one in our rolling pool, and on our lake covering essential foundation skills and how to exit a kayak effectively in the event of a capsize. We'll then develop your boat handling skills, using our wide fleet of kayaks. Throughout day two we'll visit other stunning local venues to enjoy all that Snowdonia has to offer as you continue to build on your new skills.
You should be water confident and able to swim.
There really is nothing quite like 'messing about in boats' and the kayak is a flexible and adaptable craft that will provide you with endless hours of enjoyment. Come and learn the foundation skills with us and start yourself off on a lifetime of exploration
We want to help you focus on achieving your goals, so comfortable accommodation (with WIFI included) and good food are part of the deal - you don't need to think about sorting this out for yourself. Support is on hand from our friendly, and exceptionally well qualified, staff to help develop your understanding and personal skills. They also help you to formulate an appropriate action plan for your further development. What's more, you'll have access to our extensive range of paddling equipment and clothing to use whilst honing your chosen skills. You just bring yourself, your 'can do' attitude, and determination to learn a new skill.