Adult Introductory Canoeing

Canoeing Ireland has a fleet of Open Canoes (sometimes referred to as Canadian Canoes) and can offer introductory courses at its Training Centre which is located in the Strawberry Beds, Chapelizod.

Weekend Courses

These courses are of introductory level and operate under the guidance of qualified Canoeing Ireland Instructors. Assessment for the Level 2 Canoe Skills Award is included at the end of each course. These courses consist of 4 sessions from 10:00 until 4:00 pm over 2 days. Course Fee includes all technical equipment (i.e. canoes, wetsuits, etc.). Further details are forwarded when a place is booked on a course.

The Course fee is: €190

Course Dates

Weekend courses can be run on any weekend based on availability and a minimum group number of 4 participants. For more details email: