Start Kayaking Award

Join a course

£ 95.00 per person.

Book On-Line

  • There are currently no dates available, please contact us if you wish to make further enquiries.

Book a group

£95pp (Group Size 2-4)
£91pp (Group Size 5-6)
£87pp (Group Size 7-8)

Please note that all group bookings will be available for others to book, unless booking for a minimum of 6 people.



Group Size

3-8 Weekends

To teach the key kayaking techniques, control and theory and to be assessed to the British Canoeing Start Kayaking Award.

Who it's for
Anyone wishing to take the first step towards British Canoeing awards and get into the thrilling sport of kayaking. If you’ve attended one of our kayaking experiences then the Start Kayaking Award is the natural progression.

There are no prerequisites for this course; this course and assessment can be taken without any prior experience, however if you are not sure you want to take the award but would like to try kayaking why not try our Kayaking Experience?

All year round, please contact us to make a booking, please see the calendar for the next available dates.

River Ouse - near Lewis - East Sussex

Equipment needed

Suitable clothing for the time of year should be worn. A complete change of clothes or a wetsuit with appropriate footwear is also needed. We will provide you with a kit list

Equipment supplied

All kayaking and safety equipment supplied except for wetsuits (we provide waterproof tops)

Minimum age: 18

Must be able to swim 50m fully clothed (2 lengths of a standard pool).