Learn about the kayak, Challenge yourse lf, Have fun!!
In the Pool
Kayaking in the pool starts with the challenge of doing a capsize and then learning to move the kayak using either hands or paddles. Games are then played to improve skills and help communication.
Suitable for 8yrs +
Pool kayaking can take place all year round – Arethusa Swimming Pool
At Arethusa Watersports Centre
Our Arethusa Watersports Centre is based in a former Naval dock basin, where we introduce this popular, dynamic watersport of kayaking.
At The Basin:
The session includes an introduction into the basic skills, safety briefing and lots of activity and games. All equipment is provided including a stable kayak and buoyancy aid. Teaches basic paddlesport skills, teamwork and trust through playing games and having fun on the water.
Suitable for: 8yrs April – October
On the River
Looking for a bigger challenge, why not come kayaking on the River Medway?
Our qualified BCU Coaches instruct the basic skills of kayaking and then take you on a short journey on the river. The trip will include activities and games to gain water/ boat confidence.
Arethusa also offers half and full day journeys on the river if a longer trip is required.
Suitable for: 11yrs + April – October
Tel: 01634 719 933
Fax: 01634 295 905
Visit our website: arethusa.org.uk