Youth Kayak Academy

Course Aim

The principle aim of the Youth Kayak Academy is to provide further training opportunities for young people (between ages of 8-16) to further develop their kayaking skills. It also aims to provide further opportunities for junior canoeists to continue their participation in the sport. Participants must at be of Level 2 skills standard or working towards Level 2 and comfortable wearing a spraydeck.

Course Content

  • Recap of Level 2 skills
  • Level 3 skills training
  • Coaching Clinics in competitive disciplines
  • River Trips

Term 2 – September 2018

The Second term of the Junior Kayak School starts this September on Saturday mornings and afternoons. Young people will be divided into appropriate age groups on the first day.

Junior Kayak Academy Dates (8-16yrs)

1September22nd10:00 - 12:00 13:00 – 15:00Level 2 recap
2September29th10:00 - 12:00 13:00 – 15:00Level 2 recap
3October6th10:00 - 12:00 13:00 – 15:00Workshop
4October13th10:00 - 12:00 13:00 – 15:00Small Trip
5October20th10:00 - 12:00 13:00 – 15:00Workshop
6October27th10:00 - 12:00 13:00 – 15:00Level 3 training
7Novemeber3rd10am – 12:0013:00 – 15:00Level 3 training
8November10th10:00 - 12:00 13:00 – 15:00Small Trip


  • €165 per term (Includes all tuition, equipment use and in course travel)

Book online here

Contact  or call 01 6251105 for further details

What to bring

The Training Centre will  supply all the kayaking gear. Students need to bring appropriate clothing for under the wetsuit, Shorts/Swimming gear, warm fleece/hoodie or thermal that can get wet and also old runners and a towel

Children must be signed in and out of the school every day by a parent or guardian