This course is for people with no, or very little kayaking experience who wish to get involved with kayaking. Based in a river environment with some white-water, the skills gained are transferable to all aspects of kayaking. Participants will learn the basic skills required to control their kayak, be made aware of the hazards that exist and how to deal with them. They will gain knowledge about the equipment used. While we can’t teach you how to have fun, there will be heaps of chances to have a good time!  It involves:

 

  • Learning basic safety skills in the pool
  • Paddling techniques for flat water, moving water & river running skills, delivered by experienced instructors
    • pool sessions on the Tuesday (9th) & Thursday (11th) October
    • river sessions on the weekend of 13th & 14th October
    • consolidating river/sea kayak trip 27th or 28th OctoberPlus a further club trip with instructors, either sea kayaking or river kayaking.We are now taking applications for this course 

      Course runs over the following dates:

    For more information and application form see see the link on the event post

    Contact Vince training@nelsonkayakers.co.nz

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