If you are looking for a fun way to learn to paddle then you need a Start, Discover, or Explore course. If you are a beginner try for your Start Award.
After the Start Award take it further by gaining your Discover Award. Then, if you want to start to get serious about your paddling gain your Explore Award.
What is a paddling course provider?
There are a range of course providers across the UK offering courses to help you gain these and other more advanced Awards. Some are small independent providers, while others are larger paddling centres. Paddling clubs across the UK also offer courses. All will be able to guide you as to what is the best course for you.
What is a Delivery Partner course provider?
A course provider displaying the British Canoeing Delivery Partner badge on Go Paddling has agreed to a Delivery Partner Charter. This means the paddling equipment hirer has agreed to high standards of safety, value for money and customer service.
The badge is an indication to schools, parents and other customers that the partner takes its responsibilities seriously. They will use highly trained, qualified and competent staff, to deliver a high quality customer focused product.
How can I find a course provider?
Use our finder below to locate course providers near you. Please note we do not list non-British Canoeing affiliated clubs. Simply enter your postcode, distance and hit more details to learn more about the provider or club.