Adult Introductory Kayaking

Weekend Courses

These courses are a basic introduction to paddlesports . They are run over two consecutive days and consist of 4 sessions from 10:00 until 16:00 . They are suitable for total beginners or for anyone who has some previous paddling experience. They aim to introduce participants to the sport of kayaking with strong emphasis on fun, safety and enjoyment. The courses includes basic boat handling skills along with the recommended safety and rescue skills needed for paddling in a flat- water environment. They will include Canoeing Ireland’s Level 1 Kayak Skills Award syllabus along with an assessment for that award.

The course is practical with a minimum of 10-12 hours overall of on- the -water instruction. The course fee includes provision of kayak and all necessary safety equipment and gear.

2 Day course. Sat-Sun. 10am-4pm

Cost: €200

Next upcoming course: 20th-21st July 2024


Course take place at the Canoeing Ireland Training Hub on the Strawberry Beds.