These courses are a basic introduction to the sport of kayaking. The course programme covers Canoeing Ireland’s Level 2 Kayak Skills syllabus and includes an optional assessment. They are suitable for total beginners or for participants who have some previous experience . Each course introduces participants to basic boat handling skills along with the necessary safety and rescue skills needed for paddling in a flat- water environment.

The courses are practical in nature with an overall emphasis of on- the -water paddling experience. Each course consists of 6 evening sessions over 6 consecutive weeks.
The course fee is €210 which includes provision of kayak and all necessary safety equipment and gear.

CodeDayStart DateFinish DateTimeDuration
C1Tues4th Apr9th May7-9:30pm6 weeks
C3Tues16th May20th Jun7-9:30pm6 weeks
C5Tues27th1st Aug7-9:30pm6 weeks
C7Tues8th Aug12th Sep7-9:30pm6 weeks

Cost: €220



    • Canoeing Ireland Training Centre – Based on Strawberry Beds Lucan, Dublin


      If you have any questions about the course, contact or phone +353086 068 1315.