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
Wimbledon
SW19 7HX

We recommend using public transport to get here.

Driving

Sat nav post code 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 pay-and-display car park by Revelstoke Road, but it is often full.

Free car parking is also available at the Wimbledon Park Road entrance (sat nav SW19 6PE). It is a slightly longer walk across the grass to the Watersports Centre.

For more details email wimbledonpark@merton.gov.uk

During the Wimbledon Tennis Championships there is no vehicle access to Wimbledon Park for dropping off and collecting. These parking restrictions may be enforced before the start and after the end date of the championships. Please check the All England Lawn Tennis website for specific traffic restrictions.