1. Enjoy Canoe Lessons in Leicester, England
  2. Enjoy Canoe Lessons in Leicester, England
  3. Enjoy Canoe Lessons in Leicester, England

Enjoy Canoe Lessons in Leicester, England

Enjoy canoeing in Leicester, England! We are located on Fifteen Acres of Adventure in the Heart of Leicester. Providing adventurous outdoor activity experiences designed to stimulate, educate and motivate young people and others at affordable prices in a challenging and safe environment. Canoe Lessons: • Introduction to Canoeing Leading to 1 Star: £60 GBP This course is for absolute beginners. There will be four sessions of training ending with an assessment session aiming to achieve the British Canoeing 1 Star Award. Two of the sessions will be in kayak and two will be in canoe in order to give you an thorough introduction to paddle sport. Duration: - 1 Day - You can book onto a course that is spread over 5 weeks at 90 minutes per session. • 2 Star Canoe: This is the next advancement from the Introduction to Canoeing Course. The aim of the course is to give you the skills to become an intermediate paddler working towards the British Canoeing 2 Star Award. It is an intensive course where we aim to bring you up to a 2 Star Standard over a weekend. This is ideal for someone who may need to travel or can’t commit to coming to shorter sessions over a much longer period of time. Prices: - £115 GBP - 2 Day Training Course - £60 GBP - For a Full Day Assessment • 3 Star Open Canoe: This training course teaches more advanced skills used in open canoeing, this will also incorporate assessment for those candidates who meet the prerequisites and the required standard of performance over the two days. The award is a continuation from the two star award improving and perfecting the basics strokes and learning new techniques. The three star is also a pre-requisite for the Level 2 Coach. Prices: - £150 GBP - 2 Day Training Course - £85 GBP - For a Full Day Assessment • 3 Star Touring Award Canoe: £150 GBP Duration: 2 Day - Day 1 will be based at Management - Day 2 will be based on the River Trent around Derby shire or the River Soar • British Canoeing Foundation Safety and Rescue Training (FSRT): £65 GBP This training course aims to provide paddlers with the key safety and rescue skills required to operate safely and to be able to deal with common emergencies. These skills form the foundations for safety and rescue throughout British Canoeing qualifications. The award has two purposes: - To provide the paddler with the necessary skills which will enable them to ensure the safety of themselves and others - To provide the paddler with the appropriate rescue skills which can be used to help themselves and/or others in difficulty Deposit: - £90 GBP If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.

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Age Requirement: - Minimum 14 Years Cancellation Policy: - If rain levels have cause the River Soar to be unsafe to paddle we will endeavor to give you as much notice as possible and will either rearrange your booking on to another Tour or issue a refund in full Frequently Asked Questions: • Is equipment provided? - Yes, all required equipment is provided for Instructor lead courses and activities, this includes boats, paddles, buoyancy aids, harnesses, helmets, bows, rifles and anything else that might be integral to the acitvity. Customers must remember to bring a spare change of clothes and a towel if participating in water based activities. • Can I use my own equipment? - Yes you can, but whether you can use it is down to the discretion of the Instructor. Items such as typical paddling kit and boats are usually ok. Typically items that are required for safety such as harness, ropes etc we tend to only use ours. • Do you have changing rooms? - Yes we have male and female changing rooms, equipped with group lockers, individual lockers, showers and toilets, we also have an accessible toilet. Keys for the lockers are available from reception, a small deposit is required for an individual locker key - £5, item of jewellery, bank card, driving licence etc. • Do I need to be able to swim to participate in water based activities? - No, we do not have a requirement that people are able to swim, all participants in water based activities wear a suitably sized and fitted buoyancy aid to help them float should they fall in the water. What we do ask is that participants are confident in the water should they fall in. • Can I bring my dog? - No dogs are allowed on site unless prior arrangements have been made with our Center Management. As with normal practice, dog owners are required to keep their dogs under close control and clean up after their dogs.

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