Discover Kayaking

British Canoeing Discover Award

Kayaking takes many forms from white water to river and sea touring and is a great way to get on the water and explore.

The Discover Award allows you to develop your decision making and practical skills for a fun and safe time on the water, taking you on the next steps towards becoming a proficient and independent paddler. Learn how to choose and effectively use equipment, whilst developing an understanding of the factors which affect your paddling; giving you the confidence to progress to making your own choices with the Explore Award.



The award is usually delivered over a day. All equipment is supplied including canoeing jacket and bouyancy aid. Hots drinks supplied during the course, please bring your own snacks and lunch.

Venue: Ellerton Park, Scorton, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 6AP

The location has toilets and showers available, sometimes a snack van as well. There is a fee payable to use the lake and this is included in the course cost.

Link to directions: Location 

Please be aware that a SatNav will take you into the village, follow the signs when you get close.

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