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Canoeing & Kayaking

Try the most popular water sports in the UK!

£25

Our Start Kayaking sessions are all about getting you on the water and experiencing the joys of kayaking in a safe and fun way. These family and kids’ sessions are for anyone over the age of 7 who want to get on the water and play lots of fun games and challenges. We play on our great sit on top kayaks meaning that we have the best platform for fun and games.

This session includes your British Canoeing Paddle Start Certificate.

£25

Our Start Kayaking sessions are all about getting you on the water and experiencing the joys of kayaking in a safe and fun way. These adult sessions are for anyone over the age of 16 who want to get on the water and learn the basics of kayaking with basic skills and challenges. We use our great sit on top kayaks meaning that we have the best platform for learning skills without the challenges or fears of ‘getting stuck’.

This session includes your British Canoeing Paddle Start Certificate.

  • New for 2022!
£85

Our Discover Kayaking sessions are all about developing your kayaking skills in a sheltered water environment. We’ll teach you using a wide range of skill developmental tasks and challenges that will help you develop the solid fundamentals of the sport.

Ages 16+

This session includes your British Canoeing Paddle Discover Certificate

  • New for 2022!
£85

1.5 hours a session for 3 consecutive weeks.

Our Discover Kayaking sessions are all about developing your skills in a sheltered water environment. We’ll teach you using lots of fun games and challenges that will help you develop the solid fundamentals of the sport.

Ages 7+

Includes your British Canoeing Paddle Discover Certificate.

As we are reopening post-COVID-19 lockdown, we are limiting numbers on courses and sessions. We are tailoring sessions more than ever to suit the individual. Please get in touch with your desired date, time, and skill level and we will do what we can to meet your expectations.

There are lots of ways to get involved in paddlesports at Pinkston, whether you are a total novice or seasoned river runner. See below for details of lessons and coaching, clubs, and Park & Play.

Pinkston is an ideal place to develop your skills, whether it’s on the sheltered flat water or the whitewater course. Tuition is available.

If you are just looking to come and use the water, then Park & Play offers a safe and fun environment for you to come and practice skills and have fun. Equipment can be hired at an additional cost

Please see above for details on coached sessions. The input from one of our qualified and friendly instructors will give you lots to challenge yourself in a way that will see your skill level develops. Our approach is a playful one, using games as a way to experiment and explore techniques – we think the best way to learn is to have fun with it!