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LEARN TO KAYAK, SUP

 

Canoes Plus Kayak School has developed a reputation as Australia’s leading Canoe and Kayak education facility, with attention to detail, flexibility and the desire to make each course an experience you won’t forget.  Canoes Plus Kayak School is the place to learn all the necessary skills to ensure every paddle trip is a safe and enjoyable day out.

To book a course or to tailor your own instructional program please email canoes@canoesplus.com.au or call Canoes Plus Kayak School on 03 98570110 or call into Canoes Plus 733 High Street Kew East

LEARN TO KAYAK COURSES:   NEXT COURSE DATES:  

QUICK START KAYAKING/ BASIC SKILLS STARTER -  March 18 2017 11am

WHITEWATER BASICS - MOVING WATER - March 25 2017 TBC

RIVER TRIP for WW BEGINNERS - TBA

INTERMEDIATE WHITEWATER - TBA

i PADDLE - TBA, 2016                               

ROLLING - TBA                               PRIVATE LESSONS and PARTIES - Tailored to suit.

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QUICK START - March 18


with gear hire   

1.     QUICK START KAYAKING/ BASIC SKILLS STARTER

Learn the basic skills that you need to manoever your kayak in flatwater around the lake or down the river. A 1.5hr program that goes over all the basic knowledge and things you need to know about your craft, and then teaches you the skills you need get around in style. Taught by some of Australias' top paddlers. All styles of craft are welcome. Saturday  mornings - $45 with own gear, $65 with gear hire.

20100201-07

QUICK START - March 18


No gear hire

1.     QUICK START KAYAKING/ BASIC SKILLS STARTER

Learn the basic skills that you need to manoever your kayak in flatwater around the lake or down the river. A 1.5hr program that goes over all the basic knowledge and things you need to know about your craft, and then teaches you the skills you need get around in style. Taught by some of Australias' top paddlers. All styles of craft are welcome. Saturday  mornings - $45 with own gear, $65 with gear hire.

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i PADDLE - Date TBA


gear hire included

iPADDLELEARN TO KAYAK COURSE

This easy, and quick 4 week starter course is designed for you to learn what you need to run rivers, surf, or take the next step to becoming an Olympic Superstar. A great starter for budding junior athletes.

This fun course will take you from amateur to intermediate and teach you all the skills you need to enjoy your time kayaking.  The first lesson will involve capsize drills and self rescue, and then we will move on to water handling and learning the key strokes in the next lessons. The course teaches you to use moving water, and giving you the skills you need to master beginner whitewater.

All gear is provided – you just need to bring togs, easy dry clothes (no cotton) and a change of clothes. Footwear suitable for rafting or kayaking will be needed ( Sneakers do not fit in the boat), and lycra rashies or thermals are recommended depending on the weather.

The course is $150 – this includes membership to the Canoes Plus Racing Team, so that you are covered by insurance and liability. This will also allow you to compete at events later in the year should you decide to continue on in whitewater slalom. Adults are welcome at extra cost.

This course will also give you an acheivement certificate in flatwater kayaking/ basic skills, and if you reach the next level you can also achieve a certificate in moving water kayaking.

 

Dates/ Times:  usually Saturday mornings but flexible. 1- 1.5hr session starting 11am

Venue: Westerfolds Park, Templestowe.

 

 

 

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WHITEWATER BASICS - TBA


No gear Hire

This is designed to pick up where the Quick Start program leaves off. After a quick review of the basics, its into more in depth knowledge of the strokes and concepts and how they get you where you want to go.

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INTERMEDIATE WHITEWATER - TBA


No gear Hire

This is designed to pick up where the Whitewater Basics program leaves off. After a quick review of the basics, its into more in depth knowledge of the strokes and concepts and how they get you where you want to go.

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RIVER BASICS - TBA

no gear hire - experience paddlers only

venue to be decided

RIVER BASICS

This course is designed to give you the knowledge you need to run rivers safely and efficiently. Including river reading, weather, hazards and much more. We also look at a review of ferry glides and other basic manoevers to help you on your journey.

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ROLLING YOUR KAYAK - TBA

no gear hire

Learn the ultimate self rescue technique, the Eskimo roll.  Your instructor will teach you the C- C Roll, this roll technique will have you upright and in a stable position so you are less likely to re-flip. Our classes are in a heated pool for your comfort.

 

PRIVATE LESSONS

No gear hire

One on one with your instructor, choose the skills you wish to work on. Price vary depending on the number of people in the group. Private lessons for one person start at $120 per hour.

KIDS / ADULTS PARTIES

     
includes gear

We can take up to 20 people + at a time in stable recreational boats. Go for a river trip, BBQ, spot koalas or run the rapids.

We supply party hats and costumes to your theme. Pirates have been very popular this year.

2 hr trips, for 10 people from $400.

Call us to organize your party now.

SUP STARTER


Includes gear

Start to SUP

Beginner classes to get you started on a SUP – learn the basics on how to enter and exit the water, paddling forward with good technique and form and turns.

• Correct posture and positioning when paddling

• Basic paddle strokes and 360º turns on both sides

• Safe entry and exit from the water

• Carrying and caring for your equipment

• Using your paddle for stability

• Explanation of core body fitness benefits

• Falling safely

 

Call to book 18000 KAYAK - Cost $40 60 min class

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