Autumn 2017 - 1 Star / Paddlepower Passport Course - this course in now fully booked.

This course will include all the elements required to get the paddler to PaddlePower Passport / 1 Star level and will take place on the Basingstoke Canal at Odiham and the QMC Swimming Pool in Basingstoke

One Star Kayak  / PaddlePower Passport Training

This course is fully booked. The next 1 Star course will take place in the spring. There is a junior beginners course in on the QMC pool on Wednesdays from 4th October to 8th November. For further information about this course please click here or email

 The course will include:

  • Efficient forward and reverse paddling and stopping
  • Basic turns
  • Moving sideways
  • Basic support stroke
  • Ruddering
  • Capsize drill
  • Manual handing

Pre-requisites: None.

Cost: £60 per person


  • QMC Sports Centre Pool, Cliddesden Road, Basingstoke
  • Basingstoke Canal, Colt Hill Clubhouse, Odiham Wharf 

Dates and Times

  • Wednesday 13th and 20th September  - QMC Sports Centre Pool. 7:30pm – 9pm.
  • Saturday 16th and 30th September - Colt Hill, Odiham 9:30am – 1pm

This course will follow the PaddlePower Passport format. One Star Testing can be arranged for anyone requiring it.

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