Lee Valley White Water Centre - Canoeing and Kayaking | Paddlesport Development | Lee Valley White Water Centre

Paddlesport Development Programme

Suitable for all levels, see relevant courses.

Whether you want a fun and supportive introduction to kayaking, progress how you are currently paddling white water, or your first experience on the Olympic Course, we have you covered!

Our Paddlesport Development Programme is comprised of 8 different courses designed to take you from a complete beginner, all the way to styling your lines on the Olympic Course. In addition, we also offer an Introduction to Freestyle Kayaking Course for those looking to get the most out of our white water courses.

We offer this programme in two formats. You can choose to take the course over four, 1.5 hour weekly sessions* that start periodically throughout the year or as an intensive weekend course which follows the same topics as the four week programme but covered over two days.

*Junior and Olympic level courses are for one hour over four weeks

 

Introduction to Flat Water Kayaking 

What's included?

  • Coaching; Friendly, professional, and approachable coaches, that are up to date with the most modern and effective paddling and coaching techniques in white water kayaking. All coaches will provide you with honest and individual feedback to get you paddling in the most stylish, efficient, and enjoyable way.
  • All equipment: A kayak, spray deck, paddle, wetsuit, wetsuit boots, helmet, and buoyancy aid
  • Lee Valley White Water Centre membership

What's not included?

  • Personal third party liability insurance
  • Food and beverages

Please note: If you do not meet the minimum experience required for the course you wish to attend, the coach reserves the right to refuse your participation. In which case we will do our best to move you to a more appropriate course if possible. If there is no suitable course available, we will transfer you to a course at a later date. If you are unsure of the appropriate course for you then please see the Experience Required section for each course. If you are still unsure then contact the centre to discuss the best option for you.

How to book

All Development Courses (4 weeks and Intensive)

  • Call on 03000 030 616 on the course release date
  • Book online on the course release date using the link below for the desired course

Introduction to Flat Water Kayaking 

This course provides you with an enjoyable introduction to the sport of kayaking. You will learn everything you need to get you well on your way in your new sport – from choosing a kayak and setting it up, controlling the kayak on the water, and rescuing yourself in the event of capsize.

Environment

Lake

Experience Required

  • General session: Aged 16+
  • Junior session: Aged 8 - 16 Parental Consent Form required
  • Limited or no previous kayaking experience
  • A reasonable level of general fitness (will allow for greater progression and enjoyment)
  • Confident being in water (there is no requirement to be able to swim, although it is recommended)

What to Expect

  • Ratio of 1 coach with up to 8 people
  • Modern professional coaching and individual feedback
  • Excellent facilities including changing rooms, storage for personal items, and café

What Next

If you would like more development from one of our coaches you could book onto one of the following:

Please discuss the options with your coach to determine what is most suitable for you

Sessions dates and times

Four, one and half hour sessions

Dates Times Price Available to book from*
Wednesday

10 April - 8 May

(please note there is no course on 17 April)

18:00

£90 Bookings open

22 May - 19 June

(please note there is no course on 12 June)

18:00

£90 Bookings open on 1 May

26 June - 17 July

18:00

 £90  Bookings open on 5 May

24 July – 14 August

 

18:00

 £90 Bookings open on 3 July

21 August – 11 September

 

18:00

 £90 Bookings open on 31 July

18 September – 16 October

(please note there is no course on 2nd October)

 

18:00

 £90  Bookings open on 28 August

23 October – 13 November

 

18:00

 £90 Bookings open on 2 October
Thursday

11 April - 9 May

(please note there is no course on 18 April)

18:00 £90 Bookings open

23 May – 20 June

(please note there is no course on 13 June)

18:00  £90  Bookings open on 2 May
 27 June – 18 July  18:00  £90  Bookings open on 6 June
 25 July – 15 August 18:00   £90  Bookings open 4 July
 22 August – 12 September  18:00  £90  Bookings open 1 August
 

19 September – 17 October

(please note there is no course on 3 October) 
 18:00  £90  Bookings open 29 August
 24 October – 14 November  18:00 £90   Bookings open 3 October
Saturday

13 April - 11 May

(please note there is no course on 20 April)

09:00

10:30

£90

Bookings open

25 May – 22 June

(please note there is no course on 15 June)

 

09:00

10:30

 £90 Bookings open 4 May
 29 June – 20 July  

09:00

10:30

 £90 Bookings open 8 June
 27 July – 17 August

09:00

10:30

 £90 Bookings open 6 July
24 August – 14 September  

09:00

10:30

£90  Bookings open 3 August
 

21 September – 19 October

(please note there is no course on 5 October)

09:00

10:30

 £90  Bookings open 31 August
26 October – 16 November

09:00

10:30

£90 Bookings open 5 October
Sunday

14 April - 12 May

(please note there is no course on 21 April)

14:00 £90 Bookings open
 

26 May – 23 June

(please note there is no course on 16 June)
14:00 £90  Bookings open 5 May
30 June – 21 July 14:00 £90 Bookings open 9 June
28 July – 18 August 14:00 £90 Bookings open 7 July
25 August – 15 September 14:00 £90 Bookings open 4 August

22 September – 20 October

(please note there is no course on 6 October)
14:00 £90 Bookings open 1 September
27 October – 17 November 14:00 £90 Bookings open 6 October

*Subject to availability

 

£90 per course

Book now

Four, one hour sessions. These sessions are suitable 8-16 years.

Dates Times Price Available to book from*
Sunday

14 April - 12 May

(please note there is no course on 21 April)

09:00 £60 Booking Open

26 May - 23 June

(please note there is no course on 16 June)

09:00 £60 Booking Open

30 June - 21 July

09:00 £60 Booking Open

28 July - 18 August

09:00 £60 Booking Open
25 August - 15 September 09:00 £60 Booking Open

22 September - 20 October

(please note there is no course on 6 October)

09:00 £60 Booking Open
27 October - 17 November 09:00 £60 Booking Open

*Subject to availability

£60 per course

Book now

Dates

Times Price Available to book from*

11 - 12 May

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30

£120 8 April
20 - 21 July

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30

£120 17 June

7 - 8 September

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30

£120 5 August

2 - 3 November

10:00 - 15:00

£120 30 September

Due to the intensity of this course it's recommended for over 18s only.

 *Subject to availability

£120 per course

Book now

Developing Flat Water Kayaking 

Our Developing Flat Water Kayaking course aims to give you all the skills to become more independent in this environment. Following on from the Introduction to Flat Water Kayaking Course, you will learn to paddle with greater ease, control and style, giving you the very best preparation for the exciting and demanding white water of the Legacy Course

Environment

Lake

Experience Required

  • General session: Aged 16+
  • Junior session: Aged 8 - 16 Parental Consent Form required
  • Attended the Introduction to Flat Water Kayaking Course at Lee Valley White Water Centre or similar course at a different centre
  • Know how to use a spray deck and self-rescue
  • Be able to choose your own equipment and set up a kayak
  • Basic control of the kayak on flat water including paddling forwards and backwards, stopping and sideways
  • A reasonable level of general fitness (will allow for greater progression and enjoyment)
  • Confident being in water (there is no requirement to be able to swim, although it is recommended)

If you have little or no kayaking experience then the Introduction to Flat Water Kayaking Course may be more suitable for you

What to Expect

  • Ratio of 1 coach with to up to 8 people
  • Modern professional coaching and individual feedback
  • Excellent facilities including changing rooms, storage for personal items and café

What Next

If you would like more development from one of our coaches you could book onto one of the following:

You may also be at the level to take the Lake Skills Competency Assessment.

Please discuss the options with your coach to determine what is most suitable for you 

Session dates and times

Four, one and half hour sessions

Dates Times Price Available to book from*
Wednesday

10 April - 8 May

(please note there is no course on 17 April)

18:00

£90 Bookings open

22 May - 19 June

(please note there is no course on 12 June)

18:00

£90 Bookings open 1 May

26 June - 17 June

18:00

£90 Bookings open 5 June

24 July - 14 August

18:00

£90 Bookings open 3 July

21 August - 11 September

18:00

£90 Bookings open 31 July

18 September - 16 October

(please note there is no course on 2 October)

18:00

£90 Bookings open 28 August

23 October - 13 November

18:00

£90 Bookings open 2 October
Thursday
14 March - 4 April 18:00 £90 Bookings open

11 April - 9 May

(please note there is no course on 18 April)

18:00 £90 Bookings open

23 May - 20 June

(please note there is no course on 13 June)

18:00 £90 Bookings open 2 May

27 June - 18 July

18:00 £90 Bookings open 6 June

25 July - 15 August

18:00 £90 Bookings open 4 July

22 August - 12 September

18:00 £90 Bookings open 1 August

19 September -17 October

(please note there is no course on 3 October)

18:00 £90 Bookings open 29 August

24 October - 14 November

18:00 £90 Bookings open 3 October
Saturday

13 April - 11 May

(please note there is no course on 20 April)

09:00

10:30

£90

Bookings open

25 May – 22 June

(please not there is no course on 15 June)

 

09:00

10:30

 £90  Bookings open 4 May

29 June – 20 July

 

09:00

10:30

 £90 Bookings open 8 June

27 July – 17 August

 

09:00

10:30

 £90 Bookings open 6 July

24 August – 14 September

 

09:00

10:30

 £90 Bookings open 3 August

21 September – 19 October

(please note there is no course on 5 October)

 

09:00

10:30

 £90  Bookings open 31 August

26 October – 16 November

09:00

10:30

£90 Bookings open 5 October
Sunday
17 March - 7 April 14:00 £90 Bookings open

14 April - 12 May

(please note there is no course on 21 April)

14:00 £90 Bookings open

26 May - 23 June

(please note there is no course on 16 June)

 14:00  £90 Bookings open 5 May

30 June – 21 July

 14:00 £90  Bookings open 9 June

28 July – 18 August

 14:00  £90 Bookings open 7 July

25 August – 15 September

 14:00  £90 Bookings open 4 August

22 September – 20 October

(please note there is no course on 6 October)
 14:00  £90  Bookings open 1 September
 27 October – 17 November  14:00  £90  Bookings open 6 October

*Subject to availability

£90 per course

Book now

Four, one hour sessions. These sessions are suitable 8-16 years.

Dates Times Price Available to book from*
Sunday

14 April - 12 May

(please note there is no course on 21 April)

09:00 £60 Booking Open

26 May - 23 June

(please note there is no course on 16 June)

09:00 £60 Booking Open

30 June - 21 July

09:00 £60 Booking Open

28 July - 18 August

09:00 £60 Booking Open
25 August - 15 September 09:00 £60 Booking Open

22 September - 20 October

(please note there is no course on 6 October)

09:00 £60 Booking Open
27 October - 17 November 09:00 £60 Booking Open

 

*Subject to availability

£60 per course

Book now
Dates Times Price Available to book from*
25 - 26 May

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30

£120 22 April
3 - 4 August

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30

£120 1 July
14 – 15 September Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30
£120 12 August
9 – 10 November

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30

£120 7 October
23 – 24 November

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30

£120 21 October

Due to the intensity of this course it's recommended for over 18 only.

*Subject to availability

£120 per course

Book now

Introduction to White Water Kayaking 

White Water - That is what this course is all about!

Our Introduction to White Water Kayaking course aims to transfer everything you have learnt so far into the exciting and demanding white water environment of the Legacy Course. You will look at how to enter and exit the flow, paddle downriver, and learn how to be safe in and on the white water. You will develop your ability to read and understand the environment, setting you up for a bright future as a white water kayaker.

Environment

Legacy Course

Experience Required

  • General session: Aged 16+
  • Junior session: Aged 8 - 16 Parental Consent Form required
  • Know how to use a spray deck
  • Competent paddling a kayak on the flat water including paddling forwards, carving and turning the kayak on an edge, and have an understanding of how trim effects performance
  • A reasonable level of general fitness (will allow for greater progression and enjoyment)
  • Confident being in water and be able to swim

If you do not have good control on flat water then the Developing Flat Water Kayaking Course may be more suitable for you.

What to Expect

  • Ratio of 1 coach with to up to 6 people
  • Modern professional coaching and individual feedback
  • Excellent facilities including changing rooms, storage for personal items, and café

What Next

If you would like more development from one of our coaches you could book onto one of the following:

Sessions dates and times

Four, one and half hour sessions

Dates Times Price Available to book from*
Wednesday

10 April - 8 May

(please note there is no course on 17 April)

18:00

£120 Bookings open

22 May - 19 June

(please note there is no course on 12 June)

 

18:00

 £120  Bookings open on 1 May
 26 June - 17 July  

18:00

 £120  Bookings open on 5 June
 24 July – 14 August  

18:00

 £120   Bookings open on 3 July
 21 August – 11 September  

18:00

 £120  Bookings open on 31 July
 

18 September – 16 October

(please note there is no course on 2 October)
 

18:00

 £120  Bookings open on 28 August
23 October – 13 November

18:00

£120 Bookings open on 2 October
Thursday

11 April - 9 May

(please note there is no course on 18 April)

18:00 £120 Bookings open

23 May – 20 June

(please note there is no course on 13 June)

 18:00  £120  Bookings open on 2 May
 27 June – 18 July  18:00  £120  Bookings open on 6 June
 25 July – 15 August  18:00  £120  Bookings open 4 July
 22 August – 12 September  18:00  £120 Bookings open 1 August 
 

19 September – 17 October

(please note there is no course on 3 October) 
 18:00  £120  Bookings open 29 August
 24 October – 14 November  18:00  £120  Bookings open 3 October
Saturday

13 April - 11 May

(please note there is no course on 20 April)

09:00

10:30

£120

Bookings open

25 May – 22 June

(please not there is no course on 15 June)

 

09:00

10:30

 £120  Bookings open 4 May
 29 June – 20 July  

09:00

10:30

 £120  Bookings open 8 June
 27 July – 17 August  

09:00

10:30

 £120  Bookings open 6 July
 24 August – 14 September  

09:00

10:30

 £120  Bookings open 3 August
 

21 September – 19 October

(please note there is no course on 5th October)
 

09:00

10:30

 £120  Bookings open 31 August
 26 October – 16 November  

09:00

10:30

 £120  Bookings open 5 October
Sunday

14 April - 12 May

(please note there is no course on 21 April)

14:00 £120 Bookings open

26 May – 23 June

(please note there is no course on 16 June)

 14:00  £120  Bookings open 5 May
 30 June – 21 July  14:00  £120  Bookings open 9 June
 28 July – 18 August  14:00  £120  Bookings open 7 July
 25 August – 15 September  14:00  £120  Bookings open 4 August
 

22 September – 20 October

(please note there is no course on 6 October)
 14:00  £120  Bookings open 1 September
 27 October – 17 November  14:00  £120  Bookings open 6 October

*Subject to availability

£120 per course

Book now

Four, one hour sessions. These sessions are suitable 8-16 years.

Dates Times Price Available to book from*
Sunday

14 April - 12 May

(please note there is no course on 21 April)

09:00 £80 Booking Open

26 May - 23 June

(please note there is no course on 16 June)

09:00 £80 Booking Open

30 June - 21 July

09:00 £80 Booking Open

28 July - 18 August

09:00 £80 Booking Open
25 August - 15 September 09:00 £80 Booking Open

22 September - 20 October

(please note there is no course on 6 October)

09:00 £80 Booking Open
27 October - 17 November 09:00 £80 Booking Open

*Subject to availability

£80 per course

Book now

Dates

Times Price Available to book from*
13 - 14 April

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30

£150 11 March
8 - 9 June

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30

£150 6 May
17 – 18 August

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30

£150  16 July
28 – 29 September

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30

£150 26 August
 16 – 17 November  10:00 - 15:00 £150 14 October
 30 November – 1 December  10:00 - 15:00 £150  28 October
 7 – 8 December  10:00 - 15:00 £150  4 November
 14 – 15 December  10:00 - 15:00 £150  11 November
 21 – 22 December  10:00 - 15:00 £150  18 November

Due to the intensity of this course it's recommended for over 18 only.

*Subject to availability

from £150 per course

Book now

Developing White Water Kayaking 

Following on from our Introduction to White Water Kayaking Course, we will help you to progress your understanding and ability to read the white water, build your confidence and develop your decision-making and line choice to get you paddling the Legacy Course purposely, all whilst having lots of fun!

Environment

Legacy Course

Experience Required

  • General session: Aged 16+
  • Junior session: Aged 8 - 16 Parental Consent Form required
  • Attended the Introduction to White Water Kayaking Course at Lee Valley White Water Centre or similar course at a different centre
  • Know how to use a spray deck and swim safely in white water.
  • Be competently paddling on the flat water, including paddling forwards, carving and turning the kayak on an edge.
  • Breaking in and out of moving / white water, paddling down river, and understand the effect trim has on the performance of the kayak
  • A reasonable level of general fitness (will allow for greater progression and enjoyment)
  • Confident being in water and be able to swim

If you have limited white water kayaking experience then the Introduction to White Water Kayaking Course may be more suitable for you.

What to Expect

  • Ratio of 1 coach with up to 6 people
  • Modern professional coaching and individual feedback
  • Excellent facilities including changing rooms, storage for personal items, and café

What Next

If you would like more development from one of our coaches you could book onto one of the following:

 You may also be at the level to do the Legacy Skills Competency Assessment

 Please discuss the options with your coach to determine what is most suitable for you

Sessions dates and times

Four, one and half hour sessions

Dates Times Price Available to book from*
Wednesday

10 April - 8 May

(please note there is no course on 17 April)

18:00

£120 Bookings open

22 May - 19 June

(please note there is no course on 12 June)

 18:00  £120  Bookings open on 1 May
 26 June - 17 July  18:00  £120  Bookings open on 5 June
 24 July – 14 August  18:00  £120  Bookings open on 3 July
 21 August – 11 September  18:00  £120   Bookings open on 31 July
 

18 September – 16 October

(please note there is no course on 2 October)
 18:00  £120  Bookings open on 28 August
23 October – 13 November 18:00 £120 Bookings open on 2 October
Thursday

11 April - 9 May

(please note there is no course on 18 April)

18:00 £120 Bookings open on 21 March

23 May – 20 June

(please note there is no course on 13 June)

 18:00  £120  Bookings open on 2 May
 27 June – 18 July  18:00  £120  Bookings open on 6 June
 25 July – 15 August  18:00  £120  Bookings open 4 July
 22 August – 12 September  18:00  £120  Bookings open 1 August
 

19 September – 17 October

(please note there is no course on 3 October) 
 18:00  £120  Bookings open 29 August
24 October – 14 November 18:00 £120 Bookings open 3 October
Saturday

13 April - 11 May

(please note there is no course on 20 April)

09:00

10:30

£120

Bookings open

25 May – 22 June

(please not there is no course on 15 June)

 

09:00

10:30

 £120  Bookings open 4 May
 29 June – 20 July  

09:00

10:30

 £120  Bookings open 8 June
 27 July – 17 August  

09:00

10:30

 £120  Bookings open 6 July
 24 August – 14 September  

09:00

10:30

 £120  Bookings open 3 August
 

21 September – 19 October

(please note there is no course on 5 October)
 

09:00

10:30

 £120  Bookings open 31 August
26 October – 16 November

09:00

10:30

£120 Bookings open 5 October
Sunday
17 March - 7 April 14:00 £120 Bookings open

14 April - 12 May

(please note there is no course on 21 April)

14:00 £120 Bookings open

26 May – 23 June

(please note there is no course on 16 June)

 14:00  £120  Bookings open 5 May
 30 June – 21 July  14:00  £120  Bookings open 9 June
 28 July – 18 August  14:00  £120  Bookings open 7 July
 25 August – 15 September  14:00  £120  Bookings open 4 August
 

22 September – 20 October

(please note there is no course on 6 October)
 14:00  £120  Bookings open 1 September
 27 October – 17 November  14:00  £120  Bookings open 6 October

*Subject to availability

£120 per course

Book now

Four, one hour sessions. These sessions are suitable 8-16 years.

Dates Times Price Available to book from*
Sunday

14 April - 12 May

(please note there is no course on 21 April)

09:00 £80 Booking Open

26 May - 23 June

(please note there is no course on 16 June)

09:00 £80 Booking Open

30 June - 21 July

09:00 £80 Booking Open

28 July - 18 August

09:00 £80 Booking Open
25 August - 15 September 09:00 £80 Booking Open

22 September - 20 October

(please note there is no course on 6 October)

09:00 £80 Booking Open
27 October - 17 November 09:00 £80 Booking Open

 *Subject to availability

£80 per course

Book now
Dates Times Price Available to book from*
 27 - 28 April

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30

£150 25 March
 22 - 23 June

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30

£150 20 May
31 August – 1 September

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30

 £150 29 July
19 – 20 October  

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30

 £150 16 September
23 – 24 November  

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30

 £150 21 October
30 November – 1 December  

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30

 £150 28 October
7 – 8 December  

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30

 £150 4 November
14 – 15 December  

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30

 £150 11 November
21 – 22 December  

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:30

 £150 18 November

 Due to the intensity of this course it's recommended for over 18 only.

*Subject to availability

£150 per course

Book now

Dynamic White Water Kayaking

If you are looking at becoming a truly competent white water paddler on the Legacy Course, then this is the course for you. Our Dynamic White Water Kayaking Course looks at really maximising your use of the white water. Styling your lines, using features to change position and direction, and crossing features.

Environment

Legacy Course

Experience Required

  • General session: Aged 16+
  • Junior session: Aged 8 - 16 Parental Consent Form required
  • Passed the Legacy Skills Competency Assessment
  • A reasonable level of general fitness (will allow for greater progression and enjoyment)
  • Confident being in water and be able to swim
  • A reliable white water roll will maximise your learning and enjoyment on the course but is not essential

If you have limited white water kayaking experience in the Class 3 environment or do not have a reliable white water roll then the Developing White Water Kayaking Course may be more suitable for you.

What to Expect

  • Ratio of 1 coach with up to 6 people
  • Modern professional coaching and individual feedback
  • Excellent facilities including changing rooms, storage for personal items, and café

What Next

If you would like more development from one of our coaches you could book onto one of the following:

You may also be interested in progressing your skills onto the faster and more intense advanced white water of the Olympic Course with our Introduction to Advanced White Water Kayaking Course.

Please discuss the options with your coach to determine what is most suitable for you

Sessions dates and times

Four, one and half hour sessions

Dates Times Price Available to book from*
Wednesday

10 April - 8 May

(please note there is no course on 17 April)

18:00

£120 Bookings open

22 May - 19 June

(please note there is no course on 12 June)

 

18:00

 £120  Bookings open on 1 May
 26 June - 17 July  

18:00

 £120   Bookings open on 5 June
 24 July – 14 August  

18:00

 £120  Bookings open on 3 July
 21 August – 11 September  

18:00

 £120  Bookings open on 31 July
 

18 September – 16 October

(please note there is no course on 2 October)
 

18:00

 £120  Bookings open on 28 August
 23 October – 13 November  

18:00

 £120  Bookings open on 2 October
Thursday

11 April - 9 May

(please note there is no course on 18 April)

18:00 £120 Bookings open on 21 March

23 May – 20 June

(please note there is no course on 13 June)

 18:00  £120  Bookings open on 2 May
 27 June – 18 July  18:00  £120  Bookings open on 6 June
 25 July – 15 August  18:00  £120  Bookings open 4 July
 22 August – 12 September  18:00  £120  Bookings open 1 August
 

19 September – 17 October

(please note there is no course on 3 October) 
 18:00  £120  Bookings open 29 August
 24 October – 14 November  18:00  £120  Bookings open 3 October
Saturday

13 April - 11 May

(please note there is no course on 20 April)

09:00

10:30

£120

Bookings open

25 May – 22 June

(please note there is no course on 15 June)

 

09:00

10:30

 £120  Bookings open 4 May
 29 June – 20 July  

09:00

10:30

 £120  Bookings open 8 June
 27 July – 17 August  

09:00

10:30

 £120  Bookings open 6 July
 24 August – 14 September  

09:00

10:30

 £120  Bookings open 3 August
 

21 September – 19 October

(please note there is no course on 5 October)
 

09:00

10:30

 £120  Bookings open 31 August
 26 October – 16 November  

09:00

10:30

 £120  Bookings open 5 October
Sunday

14 April - 12 May

(please note there is no course on 21 April)

14:00 £120 Bookings open on 24 March

26 May – 23 June

(please note there is no course on 16 June)

 14:00  £120  Bookings open 5 May
 30 June – 21 July  14:00  £120  Bookings open 9 June
 28 July – 18 August  14:00  £120  Bookings open 7 July
 25 August – 15 September  14:00  £120  Bookings open 4 August
 

22 September – 20 October

(please note there is no course on 6 October)
 14:00  £120  Bookings open 1 September
 27 October – 17 November  14:00  £120  Bookings open 6 October

*Subject to availability

£120 per course

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Four, one hour sessions. These sessions are suitable 8-16 years.

Dates Times Price Available to book from*
Sunday

14 April - 12 May

(please note there is no course on 21 April)

09:00 £80 Booking Open

26 May - 23 June

(please note there is no course on 16 June)

09:00 £80 Booking Open

30 June - 21 July

09:00 £80 Booking Open

28 July - 18 August

09:00 £80 Booking Open
25 August - 15 September 09:00 £80 Booking Open

22 September - 20 October

(please note there is no course on 6 October)

09:00 £80 Booking Open
27 October - 17 November 09:00 £80 Booking Open

 *Subject to availability

£80 per course

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Introduction to Advanced White Water Kayaking 

Welcome to the exciting world of Advanced White Water kayaking. If you have been paddling on the Legacy for a while and would like an introduction to the Olympic Course, then this is the course for you.

We endeavor to create the most relaxing learning environment for you by breaking down the Olympic Course and transferring all you know into the bigger and faster white water.

Environment

Olympic Course

Experience Required

  • General session: Aged 16+
  • Passed the Legacy Skills Competency Assessment
  • A good level of general fitness (will allow for greater progression and enjoyment)
  • A reliable white water roll will maximise your learning and enjoyment on the course but is not essential

If you have limited Class 3/4 white water kayaking experience then the Developing and/or Dynamic White Water Kayaking Course may be more suitable for you.

What to Expect

  • Ratio of 1 coach to up to 4 people
  • Modern professional coaching and individual feedback
  • Excellent facilities including changing rooms, storage for personal items, and café

 What Next

If you would like more development from one of our coaches you could book onto one of the following:

 Please discuss the options with your coach to determine what is most suitable for you

Sessions dates and times

Four, one hour sessions

Dates Times Price Available to book from*
Saturday

13 April - 11 May

(please note there is no course on 20 April)

17:00

£125

Bookings open

25 May – 22 June

(please note there is no course on 15 June)

 17:00 £125  Bookings open 4 May
 29 June – 20 July  17:00 £125  Bookings open 8 June
 27 July – 17 August  17:00 £125  Bookings open 6 July
 24 August – 14 September  17:00 £125  Bookings open 3 August
 

21 September – 19 October

(please not there is no course on 5th October)
 17:00 £125  Bookings open 31st August

26 October – 16 November

(Please note week 1 is at 17:00)

Week 1: 17:00

Weeks 2-4: 12:00

£125 Bookings open 5 October
Sunday

14 April - 12 May

(please note there is no course on 21 April)

10:00 £125 Bookings open

26 May – 23 June

(please not there is no course on 16 June)

10:00 £125  Bookings open 5 May
 30 June – 21 July 10:00 £125  Bookings open 9 June
 28 July – 18 August 10:00 £125  Bookings open 7 July
 25 August – 15 September 10:00 £125  Bookings open 4 August
 

22 September – 20 October

(please note there is no course on 6 October)
10:00 £125  Bookings open 1 September
 

27 October – 17 November

(please note week 1 is at 10:00)
Week 1: 10:00
Week 2-4: 12:00
£125  Bookings open 6 October

*Subject to availability

£125 per course

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Advanced White Water Kayaking 

So you’ve been paddling on the Olympic Course for a while, and maybe you want to do it with more control, maybe you want to build your confidence, or maybe try a different line, this course has you covered.

We will look at developing your ability to read, understand, and use the environment, helping you on your way to become a proactive and confident advanced white water kayaker.

Environment

Olympic Course

Experience Required

  • General session: Aged 16+
  • Passed the Olympic Skills Competency Assessment
  • A good level of general fitness (will allow for greater progression and enjoyment)
  • A reliable white water roll will maximise your learning and enjoyment on the course but is not essential

If you have limited Class 3/4 white water kayaking experience then the Developing and/or Dynamic White Water Kayaking Course may be more suitable for you.

What to Expect

  • Ratio of 1 coach to up to 4 people
  • Modern professional coaching and individual feedback
  • Excellent facilities including changing rooms, storage for personal items, and café

 What Next

If you would like more development from one of our coaches you could book onto one of the following:

 Please discuss the options with your coach to determine what is most suitable for you

Sessions dates and times

Four, one hour sessions

Dates Times Price Available to book from*
Saturday

13 April - 11 May

(please note there is no course on 20 April)

17:00

£125

Bookings open

25 May – 22 June

(please note there is no course on 15 June)

 17:00 £125  Bookings open 4 May
 29 June – 20 July  17:00 £125  Bookings open 8 June
 27 July – 17 August  17:00 £125  Bookings open 6 July
 24 August – 14 September  17:00 £125  Bookings open 3 August
 

21 September – 19 October

(please not there is no course on 5th October)
 17:00 £125  Bookings open 31st August

26 October – 16 November

(Please note week 1 is at 17:00)

Week 1: 17:00

Weeks 2-4: 12:00

£125 Bookings open 5 October
Sunday

14 April - 12 May

(please note there is no course on 21 April)

10:00 £125 Bookings open

26 May – 23 June

(please not there is no course on 16 June)

10:00 £125  Bookings open 5 May
 30 June – 21 July 10:00 £125  Bookings open 9 June
 28 July – 18 August 10:00 £125  Bookings open 7 July
 25 August – 15 September 10:00 £125  Bookings open 4 August
 

22 September – 20 October

(please note there is no course on 6 October)
10:00 £125  Bookings open 1 September
 

27 October – 17 November

(please note week 1 is at 10:00)
Week 1: 10:00
Week 2-4: 12:00
£125  Bookings open 6 October

*Subject to availability

£125 per course

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Dynamic Advanced White Water Kayaking 

The Dynamic Advanced White Water Kayaking Course looks at driving through, over and round features, using them to change your direction and position on the river to make all your moves as efficient and stylish as possible. We will be using waves, stoppers, and holes to surf, side surf, boof over and through, as well as using blocks to flair off.

If you want to get on your way to becoming a truly competent and stylish paddler on the Olympic Course, this is for you!

Environment

Olympic Course

Experience Required

  • General session: Aged 16+
  • Passed the Olympic Skills Competency Assessment
  • A good level of general fitness (will allow for greater progression and enjoyment)
  • A reliable white water roll will maximise your learning and enjoyment on the course. 

If you have limited Class 4 white water kayaking experience or you do not have a reliable white water roll then the Advanced White Water Kayaking Course may be more suitable for you.

What to Expect

  • Ratio of 1 coach with up to 4 people
  • Modern professional coaching and individual feedback
  • Excellent facilities including changing rooms, storage for personal items, and café

What Next

If you would like more development from one of our coaches you could book onto one of the following:

Please discuss the options with your coach to determine what is most suitable for you

Sessions dates and times

Four, one hour sessions

Dates Times Price Available to book from*
Saturday

13 April - 11 May

(please note there is no course on 20 April)

17:00

£125

Bookings open

25 May – 22 June

(please note there is no course on 15 June)

 17:00 £125  Bookings open 4 May
 29 June – 20 July  17:00 £125  Bookings open 8 June
 27 July – 17 August  17:00 £125  Bookings open 6 July
 24 August – 14 September  17:00 £125  Bookings open 3 August
 

21 September – 19 October

(please not there is no course on 5th October)
 17:00 £125  Bookings open 31st August

26 October – 16 November

(Please note week 1 is at 17:00)

Week 1: 17:00

Weeks 2-4: 12:00

£125 Bookings open 5 October
Sunday

14 April - 12 May

(please note there is no course on 21 April)

10:00 £125 Bookings open

26 May – 23 June

(please not there is no course on 16 June)

10:00 £125  Bookings open 5 May
 30 June – 21 July 10:00 £125  Bookings open 9 June
 28 July – 18 August 10:00 £125  Bookings open 7 July
 25 August – 15 September 10:00 £125  Bookings open 4 August
 

22 September – 20 October

(please note there is no course on 6 October)
10:00 £125  Bookings open 1 September
 

27 October – 17 November

(please note week 1 is at 10:00)
Week 1: 10:00
Week 2-4: 12:00
£125  Bookings open 6 October

*Subject to availability

£125 per course

Book now