Paddlesport Leader Training

  • kayaking

  • 2 days

  • Up to 6 people
  • house-outline

    Wokingham Waterside Centre

  • pin

    Reading, GB

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    This is a 2 day activity

  • ticket-price
    / adult
  • Description

    British Canoeing accredited Paddlesport Leader Training Course, please familiarise yourself with the course details before booking here.

    1. Valid (within 3 years) British Canoeing recognised 1-day first aid award.
    2. Home nation association membership (e.g. British Canoeing membership.)
    What to bring
    1. Clothes and shoes appropriate to the weather that you’re willing to get wet (e.g. warm clothes in colder months or shorts/t-shirt in the summer. Please no jeans, crocs, or flip-flops. Remember it may be warm outside but the water may still be cold!)
    2. Spare clothes and shoes.
    3. A hat.
    4. Any medication you may require throughout the day - please ensure the instructor is made aware of this.
    5. A towel
    6. Lunch/food to keep your energy up.
    7. A drink to keep you hydrated, we will provide tea, coffee and water.
    8. Any personal or leadership specialist kit you may own (e.g. buoyancy aid, cag, etc).
    9. We can provide cags and trousers (wind proof and stops some water) to keep you warmer.
    10. We will provide boats, buoyancy aids and paddles.


    The course is designed to support you developing the required skills for the paddlesport leader assessment. You will cover:

    1. Leadership skills
    2. Personal paddling skills
    3. Rescue skills
    4. Underpinning background knowledge, understanding, and experience.

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