Terms and conditions

Check availability and book

Cost £145.00

  • For beginner paddlers confident in water
  • 2 day course
  • Working towards BCU 1 Star Award

For the individual who wants to perfect their paddling and skills by dedicating more time to each part of the BCU star awards. During the two day course you may get the opportunity to partake in the following disciplines, Kayak, Canoe, Kayak Slalom, Sprint Kayaks and Paddle Polo (depending on venue and availability).You will aim to get a BCU 1 star certificates. Certificates are an extra charge.

Course times

10am-4pm (during the autumn half term course times start and finish 30 minutes earlier)

What to bring

  • At least two changes of clothes suitable for the weather conditions (no jeans), include a waterproof jacket and hat
  • Packed lunch and drinks
  • Old trainers needed for the water (something secure, not crocs, flip flops or wellington boots)
  • Towel and sun protection

Where to go

Wimbledon Park Watersports Centre
Home Park Road
SW19 7HX

(Sat nav: SW18 5NW, takes you to McCluskey's newsagents, on the corner of Revelstoke Road and Elsenham Street, just outside the park).

There is a small free car park for use of park users, however it is often congested and we recommend using public transport.

For more details email wimbledonpark@merton.gov.uk