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Whitewater Kayaking Springboard Course

A 5 Day Intensive Course for whitewater beginners

  • Starts 8 Jul
  • 450 British pounds
  • Mile End Mill, Llangollen.

Available spots

Service Description

This course is designed to be give each participant a foundational whitewater kayaking skill development experience to springboard their knowledge, capability and performance level on the river. Our aim is to send you away with enough experience and knowledge to begin to make your way as a whitewater enthusiast, plan your own adventures, and have tons of great days on the river On each day of the course you'll head out to a prime white water kayaking location under the guidance of Paddle365 professional coaches. Every day on the river will be given a broad theme, in-line with the 5 Key Elements: - Reading Whitewater - Paddler Momentum - Boat Control - Safety and Rescue - Mindset What level of paddler is this aimed at? This course is aimed at whitewater beginners who have some experience of kayaking on flat water already, and at semi experienced grade 2 kayakers who are looking for some structured coaching toward their independence and progression. Participants should have basic boat control skills on flat water, be able to paddle forwards over a reasonable distance, and be able to hold themselves stable in their kayak. What's included in the price - All necessary equipment can be provided at no extra cost. - Professional guidance from an experienced and qualified member of staff. - 5 full days of instruction. - An action plan for your progression going forward, and further remote input whenever you seek it. - Access to the Paddle365 long-term Mentorship program. - Digital copies of any photos from the trip. What's not included in the price - Accomodation and food. Contact us for hotel recommendations local to our most likely course venues. -Transport to and from the river (unless agreed otherwise). -Car parking or facility access fees. (A typical example of this would be £7 to sign in as a paddler at the Mile End Mill river access point.) This course cost is £450

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation or Alteration by Dee River Kayaking: In the business of outdoor activity provision instructors make continuous risk assessments to maintain the quality and safety of sessions. Because of the changeable nature of the outdoor environment, bookings can be subject to cancellation or alteration if the conditions on the day dictate. The outdoor activity venue and plan for your river trip is chosen and advertised as an ideal. If however, weather or water conditions at this venue are deemed unsafe or inappropriate on the day by the instructor, an alternative venue that fits with the spirit of the booking may be chosen on the day of the activity, or if one cannot be found the trip may be cancelled. Your Dee River Kayaking Instructor is the only one who can decide this for your trip. If a trip is cancelled by us due to unsuitable conditions on the day, or other unforeseen circumstances, we will discuss potential options as to how we can fulfil our commitment to you, either by rescheduling your trip or offering a refund if an alternative arrangement cannot be found. Cancellation by the Customer: It may be that a client needs to cancel their booking. They must make Dee River Kayaking aware of this as soon as possible so that alternative arrangement can be made. When a client cancels a booking the following timescale regarding payment for the booking will be used. 4+ weeks before the activity: No fee will be charged for cancellation or rescheduling. 10 days - 4 weeks before the activity: A fee of 30% of the activity cost will be charged for cancellation. No fee will be charged for rescheduling. Less than 10 days before the activity: The whole cost for the activity will be charged for cancellation. A 30% fee will be charged for rescheduling. Less than 48 hours before activity. A 75% fee will be charged for rescheduling. If you wish to discuss these cancellation terms, please do so ahead of booking.

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