(PaddlePower Start & Passport)

Starting 10th January 2018

This is will be a beginners kayaking course aimed at juniors (under 12).  The course will comprise 6 1/2 hour sessions (with 15 min beforehand to get ready) in the warmth of the QMC swimming pool. There will also be a Saturday session on the Basingstoke Canal (Odiham) organised at a time to suit the participants. This session will be when the weather is warmer as young people kayaking in the winter get cold very quickly.

PaddlePower Introductory Course

This course will include the whole of PaddlePower Start and most elements of PaddlePower Passport including:

  • Paddling forwards, backwards and stopping
  • Turning
  • Moving sideways
  • Basic support stroke
  • Safe capsize drill
  • Having fun

Pre-requisites: None.

Cost: £40

Dates, Times and Venues: 

  • QMC Swimming Pool, Wednesdays 10th January to 14 February, 6:45 - 7:30
  • Basingstoke Canal, Colt Hill, Odiham, Saturday date and time TBA

For more information or to reserve a place please contact Janella Mansell on 01256 780334 / 07771622192 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.