Monmouth canoe

Courses

Please feel free to contact us for further information regarding any of the below courses, we also run private courses, if your date is not advertised please contact us.

NEW DATES 2017

Intro to Kayak & BCU 1*:  15th April; 4th June; 20th Aug; 23rd Sept

Intro to Open Canoe -  16th July; 30th Sept

Intro to Whitewater Kayak - 30th July

Intro to Whitewater Canoe - 23rd July

BCU 2* Kayak - 17-18th June;  22-23rd Aug

BCU 3* Whitewater  Kayak Training - 14-15th October      BCU 3* Whitewater Assessment - 16th October

BCU 3* Canoe Training - 21-22nd October        BCU 3* Canoe Assessment - 23rd October

Although we make every effort to run a course it is not always viable for us to run it with just 1 person  if this is the case then we would notify you and a full refund will be given. 4 persons min. or ask for an individual price.

 

  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • BCU Awards

Introduction to Canoeing & BCU 1* Award

  • Learn the basic skills of open canoeing, the strokes used to paddle and manoeuvre the boat, learn about the equipment used and about the water environments you'll be in. The day is delivered over a scenic river trip using the natural flow of the Wye by an expert coach includes BCU 1
  • Award. Pre-requisites: None Duration: 1 day Timings: 9am-4pm

Introduction to WW Canoeing

White water canoeing is a great fun activity, you will learn about rapids and river features, how to use the water to help you descend rapids, stop and manoeuvre around on them. Delivered on the Wye on and around grade 1-2 rapids with excellent features for introducing skills.

Pre-requisites: Good skill level on flat water.
Duration: 1 day
Timings: 9am-4pm
was £100.00
£75.00
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Foundation in Canoeing

This course gives you a solid base in canoe skills across the board, solo and tandem including flat and moving water and a taste of traditional river ascent techniques. It gives you a great platform to develop on and great for anyone wishing to take up the sport. The course is delivered over three different sections of the river including the tidal Wye so you gain the most experience possible.

Pre-requisites: None
Duration: 3 days
Timings: 9am-4pm
was £250.00
£205.00
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Introduction to Kayaking

Run over a beautiful 7 mile river trip you'll learn about the boats and equipment, how to safely exit should you roll over, how to control and manoeuvre your boat in different directions and speed effectively around the river. A fun, relaxed day out, bring a packed lunch.

Pre-requisites: None
Duration: 1 day
Timings: 9am-4pm
was £95.00
£65.00
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Introduction to WW Kayaking

Develop your skills to enable you to efficiently handle your craft on moving water, skills include reading moving water, hydrology, ferry-gliding, breaking in & out, support, hazard identification, line choice. Run on and around grade 1-2 rapids perfect for introducing core moving water skills.

Pre-requisites: Good flat water skills.
Duration: 1 day
Timings: 9am-4pm
was £100.00
£75.00
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Foundation in Kayaking

This course gives you a solid base in kayak skills across the board, including flat and moving water, it gives you a great platform to develop on and great for anyone wishing to take up the sport. Run over 3 different river trips so you get a broad range of experience and enjoyment. You'll learn about the boats and equipment, how to safely exit should you roll over, how to control and manoeuvre your boat in different directions and speed effectively around the river. A fun relaxed holiday.

Pre-requisites: None
Duration: 3 days
Timings: 9am-4pm
was £250.00
£205.00
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Young Kayakers

The Young Kayakers runs one day per week through the summer holidays. A combination of River trips, skills & games provide an exiting and fun course that inspires and grows confidence in Young Kayakers. Participants may join as many sessions as they like and may join in at any time. Bring a packed lunch.

Pre-requisites: None
Duration: 1 day
Timings: 9am-4pm
was £50.00
£40.00
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BCU Foundation Safety and Rescue

The first step in safety training on the river specific to canoe and kayakers. An active wet course educating paddlers on safety and hazards to keep paddling fun.

Pre-requisites: BCU 2 star or equivalent experience.
Duration: 1 day
Timings: 9am-4pm

BCU 1 Star award

An introductory award covering the fundamental skills. Delivered over a scenic day river trip, bring a packed lunch. These dates are kayak based, if you wish to do the award mainly in open canoe please book onto the 'Introduction to Canoeing', you can complete the award during this course.

The BCU say "A flat water canoeing or kayaking award that demonstrates an individual has basic boat control and foundation skills.

Pre-requisites: None
Duration: 1 day
Timings: 9am-4pm
£65.00
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BCU 2 Star Award, Generic, Canoe & Kayak

A variety of river sections & skills in canoes and kayaks covered over 2 days. An improvement award that helps paddlers develop fundamental paddlesport skills on flat water. The emphasis is on gaining a breadth of experience, creating the desired movement of the boat and developing an understanding into how the paddle, boat and water interact. Run by our expert coaches with a fun and interesting approach.

Pre-requisites: BCU 1 star or equivalent experience
Duration: 2 days
Timings: 9am-4pm
was £180.00
£150.00
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BCU 3 Star Award Training, White Water Kayak

A step towards River kayaking since completing BCU 2 star. Technical paddle strokes and smooth performance on flat and easy moving water. We try to cover different sections of river each day, including the tidal Wye from Brockweir to the confluence with the Severn. You will gain a great understanding and practical skill level with expert coaches.

Pre-requisites: BCU 2 star
Duration: 2 days, training only.
Timings: 9am-4pm
was £190.00
£160.00
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BCU 3 Star Award Training, Open Canoe

A step towards open canoe since completing BCU 2 star. Technical paddle strokes and smooth performance on flat and easy moving water. We try to cover different sections of river each day, including the tidal Wye from Brockweir to the confluence with the Severn. You will gain a great understanding and practical skill level with expert coaches.

Pre-requisites: BCU 2 star
Duration: 2 days, training only.
Timings: 9am-4pm
was £190.00
£160.00
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