Grangewaters outdoor centre

Paddlesport instructor courses

We are excited to be delivering the new British Canoeing: Paddlesport Instructor course.

This course provides an excellent starting point for you as a paddlesport instructor, introducing you to the fundamentals of best practice for your sport, whatever your discipline.

Dates 12-13 October 2019
Times 8:30am to 5:30pm both dates
Location Grangewaters, Buckles Lane, South Ockendon, RM15 6RS
Pre-requisites

You must have:

  • ability to swim
  • paddling ability of minimum 2* standard or the new British Canoeing Explorer award in your chosen craft
  • Home Nation Membership
  • Home Nation Instructor registration
  • Foundation Safety and Rescue Training
Cost £180
What to wear Wear your own paddling kit – you should be prepared to get wet!
What to bring

You should bring:

  • a packed lunch in a sealed container, and drink for the day
  • a change of clothes, including a warm outer layer
  • spare footwear
  • a towel
  • sun lotion

You are welcome to bring your own craft, especially for use during the assessed elements of the course; however this must have been washed and dried before using on our lake.

All other kit will be provided on the day, using our centre equipment.

Grangewaters Outdoor Education Centre
Buckles Lane, South Ockendon, RM15 6RS

: 01708 855 228

: grangewaters@thurrock.gov.uk

The centre is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, and for pre-booked activities at weekends.

Our office is open from 9am to 3pm, Monday to Friday, for bookings and enquiries.