This year Ardwhallan Outdoor Education Centre is offering a variety of paddling opportunities from the BCU's Paddlepower Scheme in Kayaking and Canoeing to Sea Kayaking Expeditions and River Kayaking Trips.
Dates & Courses
5 Week Rescue & Rolling Clinic - 8 Jan to 5 Feb 2014 - £35
If you want to learn to rescue and roll kayaks in a safe and warm pool environment then this is the course for you!
9 week BCU Paddlesports course - 12 March to 21 May - £50
The first three sessions (March 12th, 19th & 26th) of this course will take place at Ballakermeen Swimming pool from 6pm-7pm. From April 2nd onwards we will be at Ardwhallan Outdoor Education Centre from 6-8pm.
5 Week Sea Kayaking Course - 11 June to 9 July - £50
This course will continue on from the Paddlesports Course and will give you the opportunity to explore some of the wonderful coastline that the Island has to offer.
Mini Sea Kayak Expedition - 27 to 28 June - £50 per trip
So you've learnt how to kayak, now lets go on an adventure! On this expedition we'll be travelling along the Manx coast and sleeping out under the stars.
River Paddling Trip - 24 to 28 October 2014 - £150 (this price is subsidised by the Ardwhallan Trust)
If you'd like to get paddling on some of the Lake District's rivers and white water this is the trip for you. It is an excellent progression from the Paddlesports and Rescue & Rolling courses.
Scotland Sea Kayaking Expedition - 24 July to 5 Aug 2014 - £400 (this price is subsidised by the Ardwhallan Trust)
This is a truly epic adventure in the Isle of Skye that will test your Kayaking and Expedition skills, with some other activities thrown too!