Level 2 Kayak Skills Award ( Learn to Kayak)
The Level 2 Kayak Skills Award aims to enable participants to, Kayak safely and competently on flat water (Sea) and Grade I rivers as a member of a group being led and to assist in basic rescues.
The level 2 Kayak proficiency is the starting point for all kayak proficiency for both river kayaking & Sea kayaking. All equipment is supplied on the course and no previous experience is necessary.
You will receive a Canoeing Ireland Level 2 Certificate at the end of the course
Next Courses 2019
Weekend Course: 9th & 10th March
Evening Course: Tues or Thursday (4 evenings) 6.30- 9pm – Ardmore
April: 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th May: 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
April: 11th, 18th, 25th , 2nd May: 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
Price: €150 (€140 if 2 people book together)
Level 3 Sea Kayak Skills Training ( Intermediate Sea Kayak Skills)
The Level 3 Sea Kayak Skills Award aims to enable participants:
- kayak safely and competently in smooth seas. as a member of a group of peers.
- This course trains you to paddle competently in following winds, head winds and beams winds of up to force three.
- You will also learn to assist in rescues.
- Have an understanding of the importance of weather as a factor in kayaking on the sea.
All equipment is supplied on the course and no previous experience is necessary but the Level 2 Kayak Skills is advised.
You will receive an Canoeing Ireland Level 3 Certificate on completion of the Level 3 Sea Skills Assessment
Course Dates: 2018
Level 3 Sea Skills Training Course: Sept 29th & 30th (Full) Nov 3rd & 4th Price: €160
Level 3 Sea Skills Assessment: Oct 29th Price: €60
Eskimo Roll Classes
If you want to take your kayaking to the next level in both skill and safety, this is the course for you. You will learn various rolling techniques to get you back up-right and paddling. The course takes place in a warm heated swimming pool so can learn and practise at your ease and not worry about the cold outside.
Next Course: Course Dates Coming Soon