Junior Kayaking & Canoeing

HYMB offers a wide range of kayaking and canoeing courses catering for all abilities; from beginners right up to those that wish to learn the skills to paddle on moving water.

All our courses are delivered by qualified instructors accredited by British Canoeing (BC) and we adhere to their guidelines to ensure we deliver the best quality courses possible.


This course is for Juniors aged 8 to 17 This one day course will introduce participants to a variety of Paddlesport craft including Canoe, Kayak, Bell Boat and other boats as available. It is ideal for a first session or after a holiday activity. Participants will learn the basics of paddling and boat control. This (more…)

  • Paddlepower Start level One
    31st July 2018
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Paddlepower Start level One
    10th August 2018
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Paddlepower Start level One
    30th October 2018
    10:30 am - 5:00 pm

This course is for Juniors aged 8 to 17 During this 3 day course, participants will progress through elements of their PaddlePower Passport. This course requires participants to paddle both Kayak and Canoe developing their skills as they progress. On completion of this course, participants should be able to control their boat and have sufficient (more…)

  • Paddlepower Passport Levels Two-Five, 1st-3rd August
    1st August 2018 - 3rd August 2018
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Paddlepower Passport Levels Two-Five, 15th-17th August
    15th August 2018 - 17th August 2018
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm

This Trip is for Juniors aged 8 to 17 All new for 2018 Offsite trips. 7th August 09:30-16:00 Starting at HYMB we will head to Broxbourne via HYMB Transport. Ready to start our journey back to HYMB along the river Lee. Stopping for a river bank picnic on the way (don’t forget your packed lunch) With plenty of (more…)

  • River Lea Trip
    7th August 2018
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm

This course is for Juniors aged 8 to 17 During this 3 day course, participants will move up to PaddlePower Discover Levels Six- Nine. Focusing on developing your skills, knowledge and technique. (Paddlepower Discover is recognized as an equivalent award to British Canoeing Adult 2 Star). Participants should expect to attend this course more than once (more…)

  • Paddlepower Levels Six-Nine, 8th-10th August
    8th August 2018 - 10th August 2018
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Paddlepower Levels Six-Nine, 28th-30th August
    28th August 2018 - 30th August 2018
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Paddlepower Levels Six-Nine, 31st-2nd November
    31st October 2018 - 2nd November 2018
    10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Why not join the Competition Squad?  We take part in, sprint, marathon, slalom and wild water races. We train Wednesday evening and Saturday morning, (except when competing) and during the summer months we hold time trials. £5.50 per week for juniors and £7.50 Adults (Mon-Sun) for any of the training sessions. We also have Paddleability sessions (more…)

  • 1st March 2020
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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What Our Customers Say

Many thanks to Alan for a really enjoyable and packed weekend introduction to paddling. Really great value for money. Will definitely be back!!
Jo Milne