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Cost £80 per person (min 4 to run, max 6)

  • 1 day course
  • Provides key safety and rescue skills
  • Must have BCU 2 star or paddle to that standard
  • For enquires please contact

The BCU FRST is designed for all paddlers irrespective of craft to teach simple and safe skills that can be applied to all situations. The course has two purposes:

  1. To provide the paddler with necessary skills which will ensure the safety of them and others
  2. To provide the paddler with the rescue skills which can be used to help themselves and others in difficulty.

This course is a prerequisite for the BCU Level 1 Coach Course.

All students must be at least 14 years old and of a 2 star standard.

Pre requisites

  • 14 years of age
  • Have BCU 2 star or paddle to that standard
  • Must bring a wetsuit

What to bring

  • Pack lunch
  • Weather appropriate clothing and footwear
  • Must bring a wetsuit
  • Note pad and pen

Where to go?

Wimbledon Park Watersports Centre, Home Park Road, Wimbledon, 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 that you get guest to arrive via public transport.

For more details email