*British Canoeing are replacing the existing Star award scheme with the new Personal performance Awards from the 1st January 2019*

The new award equivalent will be the Explore Award; an overview is below:

Your Explore Award gives you ownership; allowing you to choose where you move next in the world of paddlesport. Working with a coach you will be able to develop a programme that suits what you need. Learning to make confident choices with this individualised approach. Recognising your ability to independently paddle your chosen craft in a sheltered water environment.

BCU/UKCC 2 Star training Course

Learn to handle both a kayak and canoe during this two day course. We will teach you how to be competent in both disciplines to a nationally recognized standard. The 2 star is a prerequisite for the BCU/UKCC Level 1 Coach Award.

This is a 2 day training course, which, on completion you may receive the award depending on previous experience and progress during the course. If not you will have to attend a one day assessment.

Why not add a Foundation Safety & Rescue Training course on for a special price of £45 (save £20 on normal price)

Complementary hot and cold drinks are available throughout the day.


  • Individual: £120 (£170 with FSRT)
  • BCU Certificate fee payable of £6 for members, £7 for non members
  • 10% discount for a group of 4 or more (excludes certificate fee)


Ellerton Park near Scruton, North Yorkshire

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