Days

Sunday 2nd May
Wednesday 5th May

Location

Meteor Waterski Club, Lough Henney, Bresagh Road, Lisburn

Time

00:00 - 00:00

Price

£11.00 per person

Maximum 8 paddlers per session. Paddlers who wish to continue will be offered 3 further lessons at similar cost which should be enough to reach the minimum standard for membership of BCC. 

Key Points

Belfast Canoe Club are the oldest club in Northern Ireland and the only club currently offering tuition in kayak racing.
We are open to all, with a wide variety of ages and abilities, but our equipment is not generally suitable for children under 10.

Lough Henney is a uniquely suitable venue for learning to paddle a kayak, and we have a wide variety of kayaks available.

About The Event

This is an opportunity to try paddling a kayak on placid water.

An experienced coach will explain the principles of paddling, the different types of kayak, and provide an hour’s coaching on the water. Those interested in getting involved will have the opportunity undertake 3 further lessons to join the club.


Club activities will continue Wednesdays and Sundays until October, and Sundays all year round
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Contact Details / Booking Information

To book e-mail belfastcanoeclub@gmail.com stating if you have a preference between the 2 sessions. Please give details of any disabilities or other special needs. Payment will be required before the event to confirm booking.

Event Organiser

Belfast Canoe Club

What's Included

The session is 2 hrs in total with 1 hr on the water. We provide kayaks, paddles, and buoyancy aids.

What to Bring

Paddlers should wear light clothing and footwear. Avoid Fleece and other thick absorbent clothing, and trainers with thick soles. Paddlers must have a dry change of clothes available including footwear and towel in case of capsize. If you already have a buoyancy aid of your own suitable for kayaking you can use it.

Suitability

Participants must be able to swim. Paddlers under 12 must be accompanied by a participating parent or sibling over 12.


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