Hire & taster session available 5th & 7th May 18 at Ellerton lake
Ripon to Boroughbridge River trip 6th May 18
2 Star Course and Development Days for Kayak & Canoe, 29th & 30th May 18
Fancy gliding down a river with the sun on your back and the bird song to keep you company? Would you like to learn how to control your own kayak or canoe, improve your skills or master moving water? All in North Yorkshire or the North East.
Using our fleet of open canoes and kayaks we can offer family picnics to skills training for more challenging expeditions. We provide skills training from complete beginners up to grade 2 moving water and touring in both kayak and canoe, or you can hire a canoe from us for your own expedition!
We are able to offer you certificated training in personal skills from Starter sessions, British Canoe Union 1 and 2 Star, 3 Star White Water Kayak, Canoe and Touring plus Foundation Safety and Rescue Training (FSRT).
Sun, 30 Sep 2018
The Foundation Safety and Rescue Training (FSRT) course is for all paddlers irrespective of craft and is ideal for club members and anybody who wishes to increase their paddle sport skill level.
Wed, 22 Aug 2018
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 recognised standard. The 2 star is a prequiste for the BCU/UKCC Level 1 Coach Award.
Enjoy a day out in North Yorkshire or the North East on the lovely Rivers Ure, Ouse or the Tees. Using a Canoe or Kayak lets you enjoy watching the wildlife and scenery go by at a leisurely pace. Hire the boats yourself or use one of our guides.
Fri, 17 Aug 2018
Wanting to gain personal performance awards in paddlesport? the British Canoe Unions performance awards start with the Start and One Star Awards. Get on the pathway to improvement and coaching with the award scheme.
Are you wanting to go on a multiday journey, following that 'path of the paddle' or just looking at learning something new with an adventurous twist? This long weekend combines canoe training with bushcraft skills set in the stunning Lake District on Lake Coniston.
Have you have ever fancied an Introduction to Paddlesport, try kayaking & canoeing or just want to improve your paddling? Come & Have a Go!
Build on your experience and knowledge. Successful performance at BCU Three Star level indicates that a candidate can consider themselves an intermediate paddler rather than a beginner.
Mon, 15 Feb 2016
A one day assessment in both kayak and canoe. This award proves you are competent in both disciplines to a nationally recognised standard. The 2 star is a prequiste for the BCU/UKCC Level 1 Coach Award.
Sat, 09 Jan 2016
Introduction to Moving Water (Canoe) Are you a flat water paddler who wants that little bit more excitement or a 2 Star paddler wanting to go on to 3 Star? Then this day could be for you. We will take your existing paddling skills and transfer them to moving water.
Sat, 09 Jan 2016
Are you a flat water paddler who wants that little bit more excitement or a 2 Star paddler wanting to go on to 3 Star? Then this day could be for you. We will take your existing paddling skills and transfer them to moving water.
Mon, 06 Apr 2015
Using a Canadian canoe, or open boat as they are known, is a great way to get on the water and explore rivers and lakes. Stable and roomy, you can sit comfortably in them and still have plenty of room for food, camping equipment etc.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014
For those ladies who enjoy a day out in the country why not take a scenic paddle trip down the River Ure. A picnic lunch is included in this cruise by open canoe from Ripon to Boroughbridge.