Lancaster Canoe Club

Booking & Guide

FIRST AID COURSE

Any members interested in doing the first aid course , please contact Gibbi ASAP.

SWIFT WATER RESCUE

Any members interested in doing the course ,please contact Colin Dugdale ASAP.

NEW 4 STAR KAYAK AWARD

(Higher than the old award)Training /assessment ,this award will have to be completed by an outside training provider .Contact Colin Dugdale. ASAP.

CLOTHING LIST FOR KAYAKING

  • Trainers or plimsolls (not sandals or boots)
  • T Shirt, Sweatshirt, Jumpers (several thin layers are warmer)
  • Jogging bottoms (not Jeans)
  • Change of clothing (if you come already dressed for kayaking that is)
  • Towel
  • If glasses are worn, they must be securely fitted and tied
  • Old waterproof top or cagoule (windproof / waterproof
  • Swimwear
  • Drink
    A warm drink may be welcomed after you get changed

INTRODUCTION TO PADDLESPORT

Lancaster and District Canoe Club is a family club supported by parents, trained coaches, and volunteers.
We are now recruiting to our one star course for people new to canoeing and kayaking.

  • £30 for juniors (under 18)
  • £40 for adults
  • £99 for a family of four

This includes all equipment except for personal clothing.

The induction will take place on Thursday 24th April 7pm at the 33rd Scout HQ Halton, and will include kit and boat allocation – payment will be required. Girls or boys under 11 will need the support of a parent/guardian.

The course will include six weeks coaching on the River Lune on Thursday nights beginning 1st May. This is a flexible course that can be delivered over a longer period to suit individual needs for example pre-booked holidays etc. The one star assessment will take place when you are ready. You will have the chance to try out our range of canoes including playboats, open canoes, and sea kayaks.

Further coaching will be available at Salt Ayre pool on some Sunday nights,; the first session on the 4th May is free to new starters!

If you would like to find out more or book your places contact :
Peter Brooks Tel 01524 770604
or email: info@lancastercanoeclub.org.uk