Learn to Kayak – Taster Sessions – 2 Hours

From: £20.00

Learn to Kayak at Edgbaston Reservoir on our Kayak Taster Session.

No experience is necessary.

Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult on our Taster Sessions

Description

Learn to Kayak  (8+)
Location: Edgbaston Reservoir, Birmingham

Have you ever tried kayaking? Perhaps just had a quick taster?

Our sessions are designed to give you the very best beginning to a sport passion that could last a lifetime. Our highly experienced and qualified staff will take you right from the beginning and show you the basics. Our 2 hour Taster sessions are a great way to just get an idea of what it’s like to kayak.

 

TASTER Courses – 2 hours introduction on Edgbaston Reservoir

  • Introduction by Instructor
  • Briefing on dry land on how to paddle
  • Lots on time on the water
  • FUN activities to help you apply the new skills
  • No previous experience is necessary
  • You don’t need to know how to swim (just let us know)
  • You will learn a lot of new skills

Minimum age FOR KAYAKING

8+

Maximum group size

8

Instructor ratio

1:8


Previous experience

No experience is needed, just an enthusiasm to try something new!

Learning outcomes
  • Learn to paddle forwards and backwards.
  • Find out how to steer and control the boat.
  • Develop the beginnings in water confidence.
  • Discover the differences between canoeing and kayaking and how they relate to each other.

COURSE structure

Kayak Taster Sessions run for 2 hours

We use games and fun skill based sessions to improve participants kayaking skills.


What to wear
Suitable clothing to get wet including footwear – we recommend an old pair of trainers. Please do not wear any denim or cotton based clothing. Also, bring a change of clothes along with a towel.
Learn to Kayak – Taster Sessions – 2 Hours