This two-day paddlesport beginners course is a great introduction to paddlesport, everyone will get to experience several different varieties of paddlesport; canoeing, kayaking. The first day is spent on the reservoir getting to grips with kayaks and the 2nd day moves onto canoes. Using all of the equipment we have available you will have time to play around and learn some new skills at the same time.
Fun and safe sessions, everyone is guaranteed to have fun and progress their skills and where appropriate, we will present awards if the British Canoeing criteria is met. Certificates and logbooks are optional and charged at an extra rate.
Moving on from paddlesport beginners we provide a paddlesport improvers course.
We will focus on kayak and canoe skills with a day trip along the Birmingham canals on the second day. This course covers the paddlepower Level 4 & 5 completing the paddlepower discover logbook. After you will be able to confidently paddle along in either craft after the course.
Here at Edgbaston Watersports and Bear Creek Adventure we pride ourselves on providing fun and safe sessions in all of the activities we offer and our play schemes are no different. The holiday scheme is a multi-activity programme providing varied activities for all children between the ages of 8 and 16. Run by our experienced, qualified and CRB’d instructors all structured sessions on the scheme will get the children active and having fun out of school.
- All staff have an up to date DBS registration
- All staff are qualified outdoor instructors
- We have an exemplary health and safety record
- All staff are first aid qualified
- All staff have attended the UKCC Safeguarding Children course
- We are annually inspected by the Adventurous Activities Licensing authority (HSE)
“Had rubbish weather, but it was still enjoyable. Good safety cover and youngsters were looked after very well.”
“I just want to say A BIG thank you for having my son Amir for the first 3 days of this half term. He had a fantastic time and on behalf of him I want to say thanks. Before coming to yourselves he was feeling really down, but this has boosted up his confidence to try different things and thumbs up to u and ur team for doing this.. Especially on the last day as he was out like a light!!”