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British Canoeing (BC) Certified Courses 2020

We’re very excited to bring you our third season of canoe & kayak lessons here at Canoe2, Rushden Lakes, Rushden, Northants NN10 6FA. Age restrictions apply for under 16’s as follows:- 14-15’s must have an adult (18+) nearby, 8-13’s must be accompanied by an adult (18+) on the course.

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This season at Canoe2 we are offereing:

• Paddle Start Award

• Paddle Discover Award

• Paddle Explore Award

Delivered by Cascade Watersports. Cascade Watersports is owned and run by David Coulson who has over 20 years of instructing experience.

David’s mission at Cascade is simply to provide a brilliant service that is right for you. The courses at Canoe2 will be using great kit, in a great location, following the British Canoeing syllabi and will be overseen by David who is an experienced Instructor, Coach and Centre Manager. He will strive to give you a canoe or kayak experience to meet your needs, whether it’s your first time or you’re looking to perfect those more advanced techniques.

Paddle Start Award:

Experience your first session on the water; learning useful skills for an enjoyable paddling experience. It aims to provide you with the basic knowledge to enable you to safely get in and out of your boat, make it move and return to your start point. This is your first step into the world of paddling, ensuring you feel safe, confident and ready to progress to the Discover Award.

Paddle Discover Award:

Your Discover Award allows you to develop your decision making and practical skills for a fun and safe time on the water, taking you on the next steps towards becoming a proficient and independent paddler. Learn how to choose and effectively use equipment, whilst developing an understanding of the factors which effect your paddling; giving you the confidence to progress making your own choices with the Explore Award.

Paddle Explore Award:

Your Explore Award gives you ownership; allowing you to choose where you move next in the world of paddle sport. Working with a coach you will be able to develop a programme that suits what you need. Learning to make confident choices with this individualised approach. Recognising your ability to independently paddle your chosen craft in a sheltered water environment.


Please call to book on 01933 522 223

Paddle Start Award - 2 Hour Course: £40 Per Person

  • Saturday 28th March 2020 - 9.30am to 11.30am in a Kayak
  • Saturday 28th March 2020 - 1.30pm to 3.30pm in a Canoe
  • Tuesday 7th April 2020 - 9.30am to 11.30am in a Kayak
  • Tuesday 7th April 2020 - 1.30pm to 3.30pm in a Canoe
  • Thursday 28th May 2020 - 9.30am to 11.30am in a Kayak
  • Thursday 28th May 2020 - 1.30pm to 3.30pm in a Canoe
  • Saturday 25th July 2020 - 9.30am to 11.30am in a Kayak
  • Saturday 25th July 2020 - 1.30pm to 3.30pm in a Canoe

Paddle Discover Award - 1 Day Course: £100 Per Person

  • Thursday 16th April 2020 - 9.30am to 4.30pm
  • Saturday 30th May 2020 - 9.30am to 4.30pm
  • Saturday 8th August 2020 - 9.30am to 4.30pm

Paddle Explore Award - 2 Day Course: £170 Per Person

  • No dates as yet please phone if interested in this course

Payment is in full upon booking - Please note that we cannot run courses unless we have a minimum of 4 people booked. If course cancelled you will be informed at least a week before your chosen date, and we will hope to agree another date. Of course, if another date cannot be agreed, your payment will be refunded. Age restrictions apply for under 16’s as follows:- 14-15’s must have an adult (18+) nearby, 8-13’s must be accompanied by an adult (18+) on the course.

Maximum group size of courses are 6

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