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Cost £210 per person

  • 3 day course (2 days training and 1 day assessment)
  • Must have BCU 2 star or paddle to that standard
  • For enquires please contact

This course will aim to produce a competent open boat paddler whom is able to cope in wind conditions of up to force 3. They will also be able to negotiate simple moving water as part of a led group and complete basic rescue techniques efficiently.

It is recommended that those wishing to attend this course hold the BCU 2 Star award, for those who do not an assessment of your skills will be required prior to being accepted onto the course to ensure competency.


  • 14 years of age
  • Have BCU 2 star or can paddle to the level of 2 star

What to bring

  • Pack lunch
  • Weather appropriate clothing and footwear
  • Note pad and pen

Where to go

Venue to be confirmed, usually Wimbledon Park on the River Thames