Grafham Water Centre
Never tried canoeing or kayaking before? Our taster sessions will help you master the basics and get you out on the water. Choose either a Full Taster Day or Half Day. Half days run in the morning 9.30am to 12.30pm and the afternoon 1.30pm - 4.30pm. Taster sessions are designed for people aged 15 years and older. For children below this age, we run our Paddlesports Club on Tuesday evenings throughout the season.
This one day course is the ideal way to get into the exciting world of canoeing and kayaking. The course covers basic skills such as paddling forwards and backwards and turning. This course is designed for people aged 15 and over. Children under this age can gain their Paddlepower qualifications by attending our Paddlesports Club on Tuesday evenings.
Once you've mastered the art of paddling correctly, the next step to further your skills through the British Canoeing training scheme is 2 Star course for adults and the Paddlepower Passport scheme for the youth section. All courses start off on a Saturday and Sunday with completion on the following Sunday. Start time of 0930 with lunch included finishing at 5pm. This course can also be run as personal tuition, please contact us for more information.
Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) is a new sport which is growing from strenght to strenght and is becomming extremely popular which is why we've given you more opportunities to try this sport at Grafham Water Centre this year!. It is great fun and is good for improving your fitness and agility. Sessions run in the morning and are suitable for adults over the age of 18.