Kayaking days are run throughout the school holidays at Southwater Watersports please click to link across
The Kayaking Awards for under 16’s
Start – an entry level award suitable for taster sessions or as part of a series of sessions.
Passport – four progressive levels based on 24 topics which can be grouped into Safety Awareness, Paddling Skills, Varied Experiences, and Supporting Knowledge.
Discover – this follows on from Passport with a further 4 levels to take the young paddler to a higher level.
Explore – three different levels take the paddler on an extensive journey exploring the great variety Paddlesport, with topics focused on participation in events and journeys in the competitive and non-competitive disciplines.
Excel – three levels to test the paddler on all elements of Kayaking and or Canoeing including being responsible for self and others, participation in journeys, coaching sessions, training, events/competitions in a variety of disciplines, background knowledge of the sport; access, rules, environmental, nutrition and goal setting.
We also do improver courses so that children can improve their skills for experience. These are run at the same time as the other children’s kayaking courses