Learn the basics of paddleboarding in Warwickshire
Receive expert tuition from a professional instructor
Enjoy up to two hours of paddleboarding action on the River Leam
This is one of the UK's fastest growing watersports!
Stand up paddleboarding is taking the nation by storm and for anyone looking for a fun-filled aquatic challenge, this exciting new water sport is sure to impress. Spend two hours learning the basics of paddleboarding with helpful tuition from a professional instructor as a great introduction to this challenging water sport while soaking in the scenery. Kick off with a briefing before being kitted out ready for some serious paddleboarding action. Learn how to paddle, steer and balance before testing out those newfound skills with a gentle cruise up the River Leam, taking in stunning views of the Victorian Park and nature reserve along the way.
Sessions run approximately two weekend dates per month between March - October.
Min age 14. Participants must be reasonably fit and confident in the water. Ability to swim is not necessary as buoyancy aids are worn at all times. A complete a medical declaration must be completed (and signed by a parent/guardian if under 18).
Kayaking goes ahead in most conditions. Very rarely flood conditions may lead to postponement - the venue makes contact if a session is postponed.
Lasts for two and a half hours. To ensure a prompt start, please arrive a few minutes in advance of the start time. Allow some time at the centre afterwards to shower and change.
Numbers on the Day
There is a student to tutor ratio of 8:1 and everyone has their own paddleboard.
Spectators are welcome and can hire boats during the season to go out on the river. Safety remains their responsibility at all times. Facilities including a cafe are located in the park overlooking the river.
Please wear basic sports clothes that are fine to get wet. Bring a towel and a complete change of clothes. A buoyancy aid and a waterproof top are provided. Either remove or firmly secure glasses. Contact lenses may be worn.
You WILL get wet but there are hot shower facilities so please bring shower kit. The venue is a British Canoeing Quality Mark centre, licensed by the Adventure Activity Licensing Authority.
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