Kayaking Courses

Outdoor Activities Hertfordshire

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Kayaking Courses

Beginners Kayaking 2-Day course 18+

Learn some useful skills for an enjoyable paddling experience, our Kayaking Courses provide you with the knowledge to enable you to get safely in and out of your boat, making it move and return to your start point, ensuring you feel safe and confident on the water.

Introduction to Kayaking for Adults

This 3-hour course will introduce you to the sport of Kayaking, the Kit and the boats you would use and a discussion of Safety. This will be followed by time on the water learning the relevant skills to move the boat about the lake. The Water session will finish with a Capsize Drill, and the Course will finish with a Debrief and a discussion of Future Development.

Improvers Kayaking 2-day Course 18+

This 2-day Kayaking Course takes the paddler on the next steps towards becoming an independent paddler. Developing an understanding of the factors which affect your paddling, developing your decision-making and practical skills, giving you confidence on the water.

Intro to White Water Canoe or Kayaking 3 Day Course 18+

This Kayaking Course is for those who wish to learn to paddle white water in a canoe or kayak. This course is run over a weekend in South Wales on the Rivers Wye and Usk.

Junior Beginners Paddle ages 10-16

This course is run over one day and introduces young people to the basic skills to paddle and control a Bell boat, Open Canoe and Kayak.

Junior Improvers Paddle ages 10-16

This course is run over two days and introduces the young person to the next steps towards becoming an independent paddler. Developing your decision making and practical skills and giving you confidence on the water.

Also see our Canoeing Courses and Paddle Boarding Courses.

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Based on 142 reviews
David Hampshire
David Hampshire
24. January, 2024.
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Great for SUP, check dates before you go, safe parking and friendly staff
Emma Luck
Emma Luck
30. September, 2023.
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Went here to swim. The staff were really friendly. The water was clean and inviting. Would definitely recommend. Will be back!
Caroline Abbott
Caroline Abbott
31. August, 2023.
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Daughter 8yo did some summer camp drop ins and had a great time
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Warren Gao (RandomCuber)
8. August, 2023.
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It was amazing! Although the wetsuit was pretty tight, I had fun.
Hannah Woolner
Hannah Woolner
5. August, 2023.
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Love this place
Matthew Grey
Matthew Grey
2. August, 2023.
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Our whole family absolutely loves it here. It’s a fantastic place, with amazing facilities and lovely staff. They do everything from classes and open sessions to kids’ holiday clubs; canoeing kayaking, paddle boarding, sailing, open water swimming, archery, climbing and more besides. For young and old, and all with lake loads joy!
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