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Advanced Canoeing – 5 Day
Advanced Canoeing – 5 Day

You're an experienced paddler who wants to develop your performance to make you a true master of your craft. Spend a week with our experts on the spectacular Snowdonia waters developing your skills to move towards independence or help you achieve the level you're aiming for..

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Plas y Brenin
From £557

  • Duration
    5 Days
  • Level
    Advanced
  • Next Date
    07-11-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    4:1
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Advanced White Water Kayak Summer Camp
Advanced White Water Kayak Summer Camp

River Running with Attitude! Join our enthusiastic coaches as they help you to combine the thrills and spills of river running with the more exciting elements of freestyle, throwing in a generous helping of boofs 'n' drops along the way.Over these five fast-moving days you'll develop your white water skills, improve your river reading and learn to throw in a few new moves on a wave. But most of all, you'll learn how to do it all in style, blending strokes, moves and tricks together with fluidity and grace, using the whole river. This is a chance to learn how to enjoy running rivers from a completely different perspective and a week that's guaranteed to leave you grinning from ear to ear.

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Plas y Brenin
From £584

  • Duration
    5 Days
  • Level
    Beginner
  • Next Date
    25-07-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    4:1
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Advanced White Water Kayaking – 2 Day
Advanced White Water Kayaking – 2 Day

You'll spend two days honing your intermediate or advanced white water skills on Snowdonia's rivers getting a personal improvement programme from our expert coaches. They'll evaluate your paddling then coach you to help you reach the next level in your performance

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Plas y Brenin
From £206

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    Advanced
  • Next Date
    22-10-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    4:1
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Advanced White Water Kayaking – 5 Day
Advanced White Water Kayaking – 5 Day

Our top coaches will put you through your paces, coaching you to hone your technique, during this five day programme. You'll work closely with our most experienced and qualified coaches to help you take your paddling skills further than you ever thought possible. You'll enjoy lots of great paddling and you'll feel your skill level soar as the week goes on. A great week of technique coaching for competent grade III paddlers with some experience of grade IV and a reliable moving water roll.

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Plas y Brenin
From £585

  • Duration
    5 Days
  • Level
    Advanced
  • Next Date
    14-11-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    4:1
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Adventure Half Day – AM Paddling
Adventure Half Day – AM Paddling

Join us at the National Outdoor Centre for your introduction to adventure in the great outdoors. We offer: Expert supervision from fully qualified and psyched instructors The best adventure experience in North Wales All adventure equipment is included in the price Perfect environment to learn and enjoy something new! Minimum of 4, max of 10 people per group | Ages 8+ | £40 per person per half day Don’t worry about the weather – your session will never be cancelled; we may need to make some adjustments to your chosen activities, but you’ll still have an awesome time. Read more

Plas y Brenin
From £40

  • Duration
    1 Day
  • Level
    Beginner
  • Next Date
    28-05-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    10:1
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Adventure Half Day – PM Paddling
Adventure Half Day – PM Paddling

Join us at the National Outdoor Centre for your introduction to adventure in the great outdoors. We offer: Expert supervision from fully qualified and psyched instructors The best adventure experience in North Wales All adventure equipment is included in the price Perfect environment to learn and enjoy something new! Minimum of 4, max of 10 people per group | Ages 8+ | £40 per person per half day Don’t worry about the weather – your session will never be cancelled; we may need to make some adjustments to your chosen activities, but you’ll still have an awesome time. Read more

Plas y Brenin
From £40

  • Duration
    1 Day
  • Level
    Beginner
  • Next Date
    28-05-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    10:1
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British Canoeing  White Water Kayak Coach Training
British Canoeing White Water Kayak Coach Training

You'll get plenty of practical advice that supports your journey towards the White Water Kayaking Qualification on this two day course. Or you can simply use it as a repeatable, stand•alone course to support your ongoing learning and development. Alongside our friendly, highly experienced team, you'll explore different approaches to coaching and understanding and enabling learning. We'll support you in evolving your personal coaching development plan which fits inline with you and the standards set by the national governing body. so that you have plenty of guidance to take away and put your learning into practice after the course. Read more

Plas y Brenin
From £284

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    24-10-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    4:1
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British Canoeing Advanced Open Water And Whitewater Combined Leader Enhanced Training
British Canoeing Advanced Open Water And Whitewater Combined Leader Enhanced Training

In preparation for your Advanced Canoe Leader Assessment, you'll cover all the paddling, leadership and safety skills (both solo and as part of a tandem crew) necessary during this five day programme. This course will cover all the required elements from the syllabus to build a personalised action plan that's designed to help you reach your goal and continue along your journey towards assessment. You'll develop a range of paddling and leadership techniques for river journeying and travelling on windy open water. .

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Plas y Brenin
From £428

  • Duration
    5 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    13-03-2023
  • Instructor Ratio
    4:1
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British Canoeing Advanced Sea Kayak Leader Assessment (Tidal)
British Canoeing Advanced Sea Kayak Leader Assessment (Tidal)

As a regular sea-goer, you'll be tested in full to ensure that you're performing at the required level to lead groups in tidal races, headlands, open crossings, swell, and challenging coastlines. You'll be assessed to the standard set by the national governing body on your personal skills, leadership ability and the judgement to lead groups of paddlers with a range of experience on advanced tidal waters.

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Plas y Brenin
From £212

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    01-10-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    4:1
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British Canoeing Advanced Sea Kayak Leader Training (Tidal)
British Canoeing Advanced Sea Kayak Leader Training (Tidal)

In preparation for your Advanced Sea Leader Assessment, you'll cover all the paddling, leadership and safety skills necessary during this two day programme. You will leave with a personalised action plan that's designed to help you reach your goal and continue along your pathway to achieving your assessment. You'll develop a range of paddling and leadership techniques for tidal races, headlands, swell and challenging coastlines..

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Plas y Brenin
From £238

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    02-11-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    4:1
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British Canoeing Advanced White Water Kayak Leader Assessment
British Canoeing Advanced White Water Kayak Leader Assessment

During this two day course you will be assessed against the criteria set by the National Governing Body. This includes a high level of personal skill, leadership ability and the judgement to lead groups of paddlers with a range of experience on advanced Whitewater rivers. Read more

Scotland
From £310

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    17-09-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    1:1
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British Canoeing Advanced White Water Kayak Leader Assessment
British Canoeing Advanced White Water Kayak Leader Assessment

During this two day course you will be assessed against the criteria set by the National Governing Body. This includes a high level of personal skill, leadership ability and the judgement to lead groups of paddlers with a range of experience on advanced Whitewater rivers.

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Plas y Brenin
From £212

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    27-02-2023
  • Instructor Ratio
    4:1
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British Canoeing Advanced White Water Kayak Leader Enhanced Training
British Canoeing Advanced White Water Kayak Leader Enhanced Training

In preparation for your White Water Kayak Leader Assessment, you'll cover all the paddling, leadership and safety skills necessary during this five day programme. This course covers the syllabus set by the National Governing Body in detail, you'll receive a personalised action plan that's designed to help you reach your goal and continue along your pathway towards assessment. You'll develop a range of paddling and leadership techniques for Advanced white water journeying.

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Plas y Brenin
From £428

  • Duration
    5 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    14-11-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    4:1
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British Canoeing Advanced White Water Safety And Rescue
British Canoeing Advanced White Water Safety And Rescue

This two day course covers in detail the advanced White Water and Safety syllabus such as; steep bank security, recovery of boats, first aid and advanced rope work. This course develops the principles and techniques taught at White Water Safety and Rescue Training to progress you to being autonomous in advanced white water environments.

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Plas y Brenin
From £212

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    25-02-2023
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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British Canoeing Canoe Award – Training And Assessment
British Canoeing Canoe Award – Training And Assessment

North Wales is blessed with some stunning locations for canoeing. Numerous lakes and slow•moving rivers make it an ideal venue for those wanting to develop their canoeing skills. Using British Canoeing's Canoe award as our guide our coaches will help you to develop your open canoe handling skills, you will also develop your ability to make appropriate decisions for an enjoyable and safe day out on the water and help you to understand how the wind or river current may affect your journey. By the end of the week an assessment around the open canoe award syllabus will happen as well as an action plan for future steps.

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Plas y Brenin
From £357

  • Duration
    5 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    13-02-2023
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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British Canoeing Coastal Navigation And Tidal Planning
British Canoeing Coastal Navigation And Tidal Planning

You want to develop or improve your navigational ability on the sea. This one day land-based British Canoeing module is designed to provide you with the tools to plan and navigate efficiently in a moderate sea environment. You'll fine -tune your ability to navigate coastal journeys (including islands up to 2 nautical miles offshore in areas of tidal movement up to up to 2 knots and winds of up to force 4). It's a theory-based course but is also highly practical, so you'll participate in a variety of practical planning exercises where you'll learn to; interpret sources of information including maps, charts, coastal pilots and tide tables, navigate on the water using visual references and simple pilotage techniques e.g. transits, dead reckoning and a compass. We'll show you how to source, interpret and apply a weather forecast to the marine environment.

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Plas y Brenin
From £98

  • Duration
    1 Day
  • Level
    Intermediate
  • Next Date
    24-10-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    12:1
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British Canoeing Paddlesport Instructor
British Canoeing Paddlesport Instructor

The Paddlesport Instructor qualification is for people whose main focus of work is delivering paddlesport taster/starter sessions within clubs, centres or other organisations. The qualification is not discipline specific and is suitable for instructors who work with paddlers from any of the competitive and non-competitive paddlesport disciplines.

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Plas y Brenin
From £227

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    31-10-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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British Canoeing Paddlesport Leader Training
British Canoeing Paddlesport Leader Training

Leading and facilitating safe and enjoyable activity is a rewarding process. Learn from our years of experience doing this to fast track your development. Read more

Plas y Brenin
From £227

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    28-05-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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British Canoeing Sea Kayak Award – Training And Assessment
British Canoeing Sea Kayak Award – Training And Assessment

Some of the best sea kayaking in the UK can be found along the coastlines of Anglesey and the Lleyn Peninsular. So why not start your sea kayaking journey with us here in North Wales? Using British Canoeing’s Sea Kayaker award as our guide our highly qualified and experienced specialist sea kayak coaches will help you to develop your sea kayak handling skills. You will also be developing your ability to make appropriate decisions for an enjoyable and safe day out on the sea. Helping you to understand how tides and the wind may affect your journey and what to do if things don’t quite go to plan. By the end of the week, you’ll have the chance to get assessed and an action plan for future progress developed.

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Plas y Brenin
From £357

  • Duration
    5 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    05-09-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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British Canoeing Sea Kayak Coach (Advanced Water) Assessment
British Canoeing Sea Kayak Coach (Advanced Water) Assessment

This course will assess your ability to operate as a Sea Kayak coach (Advanced Water). You'll need to demonstrate your ability to coach the skills required for paddling a sea kayak in advanced tidal conditions i.e. up to and including - Sea state 5>, Beaufort wind 5 and above, Advanced surf (1m>) and tidal flow over 2 knots.

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Plas y Brenin
From £335

  • Duration
    1 Day
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    24-09-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    2:1
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British Canoeing Sea Kayak Coach Assessment
British Canoeing Sea Kayak Coach Assessment

You'll be assessed on your ability to operate as a Sea Kayak coach, coaching the skills required for paddling a sea kayak in moderate tidal conditions (up to and including - Sea state 4, Beaufort wind 4, moderate surf (>1m) and tidal flow up to 2 knots), and laying sound foundations for advanced sea kayaking development in the future. You'll be assessed working with paddlers in sea kayaks, and in a range of sea kayaks environments.

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Plas y Brenin
From £174

  • Duration
    1 Day
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    04-09-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    2:1
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British Canoeing Sea Kayak Leader Assessment
British Canoeing Sea Kayak Leader Assessment

As a regular sea paddler, you'll be tested in full to ensure that you're performing to the standards set by the National Governing Body. You'll be expected to demonstrate a high level of personal skill, leadership ability and the judgement to lead groups of paddlers with a range of experience on moderate seas.

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Plas y Brenin
From £212

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    22-10-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    4:1
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British Canoeing Sea Kayak Leader Enhanced Training
British Canoeing Sea Kayak Leader Enhanced Training

In preparation for your Sea Kayak Leader Assessment, you'll cover all the paddling, leadership and safety skills necessary during this five day programme. This course covers the syllabus set by the National Governing Body in detail, you'll receive a personalised action plan that's designed to help you reach your goal and continue along your pathway towards assessment. You'll develop a range of paddling and leadership techniques for moderate sea journeying. (it incorporates The British Canoeing Coastal Navigation and Tidal Planning)

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Plas y Brenin
From £428

  • Duration
    5 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    05-09-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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British Canoeing White Water Canoe Coach Training
British Canoeing White Water Canoe Coach Training

You'll get plenty of practical advice that supports your journey towards the White Water Canoe Coach Award Qualification on this two day course. You'll explore different approaches to coaching and understanding and enabling learning, you'll also gain some core coaching skills as they apply to coaching on white water. We'll support you in evolving your personal coaching development plan so that you have plenty of guidance to take away and put your learning into practice after the course.

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Plas y Brenin
From £168

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    08-10-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    4:1
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British Canoeing White Water Kayak Coach (Advanced Water) Training
British Canoeing White Water Kayak Coach (Advanced Water) Training

This two day course is designed to support you on your pathway to becoming a White Water Kayak coach. In line with the syllabus you'll explore different approaches to coaching and understanding and enabling learning, you'll also gain some core coaching skills as they apply to coaching on advanced white water. We'll support you in evolving your personal coaching development plan so that you have plenty of guidance to take away and put your learning into practice after the course.

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Plas y Brenin
From £284

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    01-10-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    4:1
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British Canoeing White Water Kayak Coach Assessment
British Canoeing White Water Kayak Coach Assessment

You'll be assessed on your ability to operate as a White Water Kayak coach, coaching the skills required for paddling on Grade 2-3 white water, and laying sound foundations for future development.

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Plas y Brenin
From £206

  • Duration
    1 Day
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    18-02-2023
  • Instructor Ratio
    2:1
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British Canoeing White Water Kayak Leader Assessment
British Canoeing White Water Kayak Leader Assessment

Two day assessment based around the criteria set in the White Water Kayak Leader syllabus to ensure that you're performing at the required standard on Grade 2(3). You'll be expected to demonstrate a high level of personal skill, leadership ability and the judgement to lead groups of paddlers with a range of experience on Whitewater rivers.

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Plas y Brenin
From £212

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    14-01-2023
  • Instructor Ratio
    4:1
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British Canoeing White Water Kayak Leader Enhanced Training
British Canoeing White Water Kayak Leader Enhanced Training

On this five day enhanced course, you'll work with our highly qualified team to move your leadership skills above the minimum required for this level. You'll paddle white water in spectacular Snowdonia whilst you hone the skills you need to lead a group of paddlers in appropriate locations, up to moderate white water conditions. We'll show you how to judge the conditions, and the standard of the group, then make appropriate decisions along with the need to modify plans as required. You'll also cover the WWSR course.

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Plas y Brenin
From £428

  • Duration
    5 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    03-10-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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British Canoeing White Water Kayak Leader Training
British Canoeing White Water Kayak Leader Training

You're already a qualified leader in other paddling disciplines and you want to up your game in white water kayak leading to match your existing skills. You'll spend this two day course covering minimum training requirements for this award. You'll cover the personal paddling and leadership skills necessary to prepare you for white water kayak leader (formerly known as 'BCU 4 Star White Water Leaders Award Training) assessment.

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Plas y Brenin
From £212

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    10-09-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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Canoe White Water Skills
Canoe White Water Skills

You're a capable flat water paddler, either solo or tandem, and now you've got your sights set on some white water action. You'll spend two days with our highly experienced coaches who'll develop your white water boat-handling skills, covering techniques like; breaking in and out, ferry gliding and surfing standing waves. You'll also cover strategies for running white water and shooting white water rapids safely as you paddle the spectacular Snowdonia waters.

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Plas y Brenin
From £303

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    Intermediate
  • Next Date
    18-06-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    4:1
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Core Coach Training
Core Coach Training

This course is designed to help you reach the level where you can coach paddlers who want to gain or improve paddlesport skills within their chosen discipline; technical/tactical skill development, physical/psychological development, or helping them to gain the skills that will enable them to paddle safely without the need for a coach. You'll learn how to plan, deliver and review progressive sessions safely, effectively and independently, focussing on the ‘How’ and ‘Why’ skills as they relate to the Coach’s role. It's the first step along your progression to becoming a British Canoeing Coach in whichever paddlesports discipline you're interested in. You'll be supported in evolving your personal coaching development plan to enable you to put your learning into practice after the course

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Plas y Brenin
From £227

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    31-10-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    4:1
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Discover Kayaking
Discover Kayaking

There really is nothing quite like 'messing about in boats' and the kayak is a flexible and adaptable craft that will provide you with endless hours of enjoyment. Come and learn the foundation skills with us and start yourself off on a lifetime of exploration Read more

Plas y Brenin
From £241

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    Beginner
  • Next Date
    18-06-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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Discover Paddlesports
Discover Paddlesports

If you want to discover what it's like to move on the water's surface with complete freedom, and to take up a sport that can lead you to new and exciting places and fantastic adventures, then paddlesports are for you. We're really pleased to be working with Whitewater The Canoe Centre at Shepperton Marina, where you'll have the chance to try out the latest canoes, kayaks and paddleboards on a fun-filled day on the water. This day is a brilliant option if you are considering taking up paddling, but don't quite know where to start. With an experienced instructor on-hand and a range of different craft to try, we hope you'll finish the day with a smile on your face and a new passion to pursue. Your instructor will take you through all the foundation skills you need to progress. and make sure you understand safety on the water. Read more

Other
From £65

  • Duration
    1 Day
  • Level
    Beginner
  • Next Date
    20-08-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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Discover Sea Kayaking
Discover Sea Kayaking

Some of the best sea kayaking in the UK can be found along the coastlines of Anglesey and the Lleyn Peninsular. So why not start sea kayaking with us here in North Wales? We’ll help you to learn the basics of sea kayak handling as well as developing your skills and ability to make appropriate decisions for an enjoyable and safe day out on the sea. Gain confidence as you plan and undertake journeys on the sea in suitable conditions to fit your level of ability. Understand how tides and the wind may affect your journey and what to do if things do quite go to plan. You’ll get to do all of this amongst some of the best sea kayaking Wales has to offer, with some of the UK's most experienced coaches.

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Plas y Brenin
From £247

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    Beginner
  • Next Date
    21-05-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    5:1
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Introduction To Canoeing – 5 Day
Introduction To Canoeing – 5 Day

Canoes are a great way to get out exploring on rivers and lakes. Their quietness allows you to get up close to wildlife. Read more

Plas y Brenin
From £544

  • Duration
    5 Days
  • Level
    Beginner
  • Next Date
    22-08-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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Introduction To Kayaking – 5 Day
Introduction To Kayaking – 5 Day

Kayaking is a great way to get out exploring on rivers and lakes. Their quietness allows you to get up close to wildlife. Read more

Plas y Brenin
From £522

  • Duration
    5 Days
  • Level
    Beginner
  • Next Date
    22-08-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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Introduction To Paddlesport Summer Camp
Introduction To Paddlesport Summer Camp

Get a thorough grounding in kayaking on this five-day course . We'll introduce you to all the basic kayaking skills and equipment you'll need to get started in your new sport. Take to the water amongst the breath•taking scenery of North Wales' rivers, lakes and sea. You'll have also ample opportunity for coaching and progression in white water and sea kayaking from our hugely experienced coaches. | The freedom you feel when exploring by kayak really can't be matched.

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Plas y Brenin
From £484

  • Duration
    5 Days
  • Level
    Beginner
  • Next Date
    25-07-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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Introduction To Rolling – Kayak
Introduction To Rolling – Kayak

The confidence a strong, dependable roll can bring to your enjoyment of kayaking is immense, and will serve you well on the water for years to come. On our two-day clinic, you will be coached by our expert team towards a roll that you can rely on. Over two days of personalised coaching, we'll make use of our purpose-built heated rolling pool to help you find the best technique for you. Your days of going swimming are over!

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Plas y Brenin
From £247

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    Beginner
  • Next Date
    23-05-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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Introduction To Rolling – Sea Kayak
Introduction To Rolling – Sea Kayak

Master this skill to increase your confidence as a paddler over a weekend with us. Rolling a sea kayak demands technique and finesse in equal measure but once you've nailed it, your journeys on the sea will be far more rewarding. Hone your skills in our indoor heated rolling pool and private lake. With our friendly, highly qualified team alongside you, you'll learn how to roll these large, elegant boats with style.

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Plas y Brenin
From £247

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    Beginner
  • Next Date
    02-07-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    5:1
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Introduction To Sea Kayaking
Introduction To Sea Kayaking

Learn the basics of sea kayaking whilst you take in the spectacular Anglesey and North Wales coastline on this five day course. You don't need any previous experience of sea kayaking, you just need be fired up to learn. And you'll be learning from the best in their field whose passion for the sport is infectious, and who are keen to give you the benefit of their expertise.

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Plas y Brenin
From £544

  • Duration
    5 Days
  • Level
    Beginner
  • Next Date
    30-05-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    5:1
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Introduction To White Water Kayaking – 2 Day
Introduction To White Water Kayaking – 2 Day

If you like the idea of experiencing the thrills and spills of rushing water, this weekend white water kayaking course is a great introduction. Spend two days on some of the UK’s best white-water rivers learning and developing confidence in your new sport. You'll cover everything from foundation white water skills to clothing and equipment. By the end of the course you'll tackled your first white water and have the confidence to tackle the rapids under your own steam.

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Plas y Brenin
From £247

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    Intermediate
  • Next Date
    04-06-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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Introduction To White Water Kayaking – 5 Day
Introduction To White Water Kayaking – 5 Day

You already enjoy flat water paddling, and now it's time to stretch yourself to specialise in white water. Or you're already bitten by the white water bug and want to build confidence and control by improving your technique. Come and refine your existing paddling skills in our unique Snowdonia setting. Our specialists will coach you to move your existing paddling skills up a level, and achieve more advanced techniques during five days on grade II and easy grade III water. If the idea of learning about breaking in and out, ferry gliding, surfing standing waves and small stoppers appeals, this is for you.

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Plas y Brenin
From £544

  • Duration
    5 Days
  • Level
    Intermediate
  • Next Date
    30-05-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    5:1
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Intromediate Sea Kayaking
Intromediate Sea Kayaking

You're not a beginner, you've been out on sea- but you don't quite feel confident or experienced enough to embark on a 'journey holiday' so you'd like to find something in between that'll move you up to that level. Our friendly, highly qualified instructors will get you there on this five day course. You'll revisit and develop your existing sea kayak techniques, enjoying some of the UK's most stunning coastal waters as you do. And you'll develop your roll in our heated indoor pool.

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Plas y Brenin
From £563

  • Duration
    5 Days
  • Level
    Intermediate
  • Next Date
    23-05-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    5:1
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Intromediate White Water Kayaking
Intromediate White Water Kayaking

This five day course on grade II and III white water's an ideal confidence booster - whether you have limited experience on moving water, you've had a knock in confidence due to a 'big swim', or you've simply been 'out of your boat' for a few years. It's designed for kayakers who have some white water experience and want to move up to intermediate level. The confidence to move on to the intermediate course. Our friendly, highly qualified team will spend time helping you to consolidate your existing paddling skills before developing your balance and moving on to more advanced techniques. You'll get an in-depth insight into river reading, rescue and you'll develop your roll.

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Plas y Brenin
From £550

  • Duration
    5 Days
  • Level
    Intermediate
  • Next Date
    15-08-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    5:1
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North Wales Guided Sea Kayak Classics – 2 Day
North Wales Guided Sea Kayak Classics – 2 Day

Enjoy a weekend break off the stunning North Wales coast, taking in breath-taking views and natural wildlife from the tranquillity of a sea kayak. Our experienced coaches will take you on a tour of some of the most memorable paddling spots the area has to offer. The emphasis is on increasing your paddling experience rather than skills development, and is an ideal way of putting what you learned on our 'Discover Sea Kayaking' or 'Introduction to Sea Kayaking' courses into practice.

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Plas y Brenin
From £254

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    Intermediate
  • Next Date
    23-07-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    4:1
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North Wales Guided Sea Kayak Classics – 3 Day
North Wales Guided Sea Kayak Classics – 3 Day

This 3 day course is for anyone who has had an introduction to sea kayaking already and would like to have a fantastic guided sea kayaking holiday while boosting the experience and clock up the miles. You'll take on a different journey each day, enjoying the breath-taking coastal scenery of Anglesey, North Wales and the Lleyn Peninsula, taking in some of the Welsh classics along the way, spectacular sea cliffs, beautiful islands and the abundance of wildlife that will make this a week to remember. Don't forget to bring your camera.

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Plas y Brenin
From £341

  • Duration
    3 Days
  • Level
    Intermediate
  • Next Date
    27-08-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    5:1
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North Wales Guided Sea Kayak Classics – 5 Day
North Wales Guided Sea Kayak Classics – 5 Day

If you've already had an introduction to sea kayaking, this five-day programme of guided sea paddling is a great way to have a fantastic holiday while boosting your experience and clocking up the miles. You'll take on a different journey each day, enjoying the breath-taking coastal scenery of Anglesey, North Wales and the Lleyn Peninsula, taking in some of the Welsh classics along the way, the spectacular sea cliffs, beautiful islands and the abundance of wildlife that will make this a week to remember. Don't forget to bring your camera.

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Plas y Brenin
From £584

  • Duration
    5 Days
  • Level
    Intermediate
  • Next Date
    15-08-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    5:1
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Open Water Canoe Coach Training
Open Water Canoe Coach Training

You'll get plenty of practical advice that supports your journey towards the Open Water Canoe Coach Award Qualification on this two day course. Alongside our friendly experienced team, you'll explore different approaches to coaching, understanding and enabling learning. You'll also gain some core coaching skills as they apply to coaching Open Canoeing. We'll support you in evolving your personal coaching development plan so that you have plenty of guidance to take away and put your learning into practice after the course. Read more

Plas y Brenin
From £284

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    03-10-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    4:1
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Open Water Swimming Lessons Beginner 9:30 – 12:00

  • Duration
    1 Day
  • Level
    Beginner
  • Next Date
    12-06-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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Open Water Swimming Lessons Experienced 12:30-15:00

  • Duration
    1 Day
  • Level
    Beginner
  • Next Date
    12-06-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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Open Water Swimming Supervised Sessions 18:30-20:00

  • Duration
    1 Day
  • Level
    Intermediate
  • Next Date
    21-07-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    10:1
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Rolling Reconstruction
Rolling Reconstruction

Having trouble with your roll - or have you 'lost' it all together? This two day course is ideal for you. Progressing at your own pace, our coaches will assess your roll and design a programme to consolidate and refine your technique.

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Plas y Brenin
From £254

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    Intermediate
  • Next Date
    11-06-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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Scottish Advanced White Water Kayaking Week
Scottish Advanced White Water Kayaking Week

Based in the Scottish highlands, this five day course will look at getting you as smooth as possible in your boat in the advanced environment. This week will have you performing at a high level on the Scottish classics like the Moriston and the Spean as well as getting you onto some of the more obscure offerings that north of the border can provide. This could include things like the Allt Mhuic, the Coe and the Leven as examples. Read more

Scotland
From £650

  • Duration
    6 Days
  • Level
    Advanced
  • Next Date
    19-09-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    1:1
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Scottish Classics White Water Kayak Week
Scottish Classics White Water Kayak Week

Based in the spectacular Scottish highlands where there’s an exciting array of diverse rivers, This five day course will take you on the most talked about rivers in Scotland as well as pushing forward your personal skills. This will be things like the breath taking gorges of the Spean and Findhorn, the remote and committing feel of the Roy and the photogenic river Etive and its tributaries….  Read more

Scotland
From £650

  • Duration
    6 Days
  • Level
    Intermediate
  • Next Date
    11-09-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    1:1
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Sea Kayaking Improver
Sea Kayaking Improver

You're a paddler who wants to improve your kayak handling and rough water skills, as well as boost your knowledge of practical and theoretical seamanship and navigation. During this week long course, our friendly, highly experienced team will share their expertise with you, taking you on a tour of some of the finest coastal trips the UK has to offer. They'll make sure you get the most out of each spectacularly scenic journey. There's no better way to broaden your experience and reach the next level in a sport you're passionate about.

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Plas y Brenin
From £563

  • Duration
    5 Days
  • Level
    Intermediate
  • Next Date
    05-09-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    4:1
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Start Canoeing
Start Canoeing

This weekend course gives you an enjoyable introduction to canoeing. You'll cover everything - from what clothing and equipment to choose right up to basic rescue skills, not to mention plenty of paddling. By the end of the weekend you'll have all of the foundation skills to progress confidently in your new sport.

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Plas y Brenin
From £241

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    Beginner
  • Next Date
    06-08-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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The Bombproof Roll
The Bombproof Roll

Send your confidence soaring by spending five days with us developing your roll into something you know you can depend on. You'll work with our experts in our indoor heated rolling pool to develop the fundamental techniques, before heading out onto the rivers to test out your skills. There'll be plenty of time to follow up and analyse video footage, correct your faults, work on your weaknesses and build on your strengths in our pool so that you leave with that bombproof roll.

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Plas y Brenin
From £578

  • Duration
    5 Days
  • Level
    Advanced
  • Next Date
    22-08-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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White Water Kayaking Improver
White Water Kayaking Improver

Running wild rivers is all about judgement. This week gives you the experience and skills you need to make those decisions as our highly qualified and experienced team help you reach the next level in a sport you're passionate about. You'll concentrate on developing boat positioning skills, refining your judgement and practical techniques to help you become a good white water paddler.

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Plas y Brenin
From £563

  • Duration
    5 Days
  • Level
    Intermediate
  • Next Date
    07-11-2022
  • Instructor Ratio
    4:1
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White Water Safety And Rescue
White Water Safety And Rescue

You're a recreational white water paddler who wants to be more skilled in staying safe in the water, and using valuable rescue techniques to help others if needed. This course is run in conjunction with British Canoeing, and during it, we'll coach you in all aspects of white water safety and rescue technique. You'll cover three different topics in a very practical way: safety (staying out of trouble), rescue (getting out of trouble) and boat and equipment recovery (dealing with trouble).

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Plas y Brenin
From £201

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Level
    British Canoeing Award
  • Next Date
    21-01-2023
  • Instructor Ratio
    6:1
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Looking for something different?

If you'd like to pick your own line, we can tailor something just for you - our bookings team will be happy to help.