Paddling sessions and where we meet
The club has two "homes". These are our Club House at Colt Hill which is on the Basingstoke Canal near Odiham and the QMC Sports Centre Swimming Pool, Basingstoke.
Our main Club night is Wednesday evening. We are currently meeting at the QMC Pool on Wednesday evenings and will continue to do so until we move to the Basingstoke Canal in April. Look at our club sessions page to find out more.
Last Saturday every month from March to September in 2017
We shall be running kayak taster sessions on the Basingstoke Canal at Odiham.
Sea Kayak Introductory Course
Three Star Sea Kayak Training
The next sea kayak introductory course will be start in April 2017. The course will comprise a day's introduction to techniques for long boats on the Basingstoke Canal followed by two day paddles on the relatively sheltered waters of Poole Harbour or Southampton Water to introduce the basics of sea kayaking using the Club's sea kayaks to paddlers who are confident paddling on the flat water of the canal.
Junior Intro Course
(PaddlePower Start and Passport)
February / March 2017
This is a beginners kayaking course aimed at juniors (under 14). The course will comprise four sessions in the warmth of the QMC swimming pool and two weekend sessions on the Basingstoke Canal at Colt Hill Clubhouse, Odiham
Adult Intro Course (One Star)
This course will include all the elements required to get the paddler to 1 Star level, starting in the warmth of the swimming pool at QMC, then moving on to the Basingstoke Canal at Odiham.