This course is for people new to paddlesports. It takes trainees to a level that enables them to join a range of Bath Canoe Club trips. It consists of a Monday evening swimming pool session followed by 6 weekday evening river sessions every Thursday, 6.00 pm until 9.00 pm
The course is open to all ages 14 years and over but under 18s must be accompanied on the course by a parent or guardian.
The Discover Award allows you to develop your decision making and practical skills for a fun and safe time on the water, as you become a more skilled and independent paddler. Through this award you will learn how to choose and effectively use equipment, whilst developing an understanding of the factors which affect your paddling.
Anyone of any age who want to develop their skills on the water. You don’t need any previous experience to take your Discover Award, just the desire for fun and learning! You can take the award from any craft, from kayaks, canoes, sit-on-tops.
If you want to develop your skills from your Start Award, or feel like you need to expand your basic paddling knowledge further, this is the award you need. The award covers topics such as:
You may want to progress on to the Paddle Explore award.
For the river sessions you will be expected to arrive at the clubhouse by 6.00pm in order to be on the water for 6.30pm. We will be off the water by about 8.30pm with a debrief in the clubhouse and finish at 9.00pm.
Bath Canoe Club Ltd, The Old Organ Factory, Cleveland Cottages, Bath.