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For women - your first steps to becoming an independent paddler.
- 60 British pounds£60
- Beeston (Nottinghamshire)
About This Activity
The opportunity to explore our beautiful local waterways and start your paddling journey! HOW EXPERIENCED DO I NEED TO BE? *This is a great course to do whether you have completed an introduction to SUP or have informal experience of paddleboarding. *There is no requirement to stand - kneeling and sitting is great! *This is entry level ability - just need to be able to adjust the direction of your board. *Don't worry if you can not climb back on your board from deep water. I am here to help! WHO IS IT FOR? Women - 18 years plus. HOW MANY PARTICIPANTS? A maximum of four women & you will receive lots of 1-1 support. This course needs a minimum of two participants for it to run HOW LONG IS THIS COURSE? Up to 3 hrs (including safety briefing and discussion) WHAT DOES IT COVER? Prepping your boards, clothing and equipment information, tips for getting on the water, exploring and developing the different paddle strokes we use, getting back on your board and safety tips! This course is accredited by British Canoeing and you will receive a certificate. WHERE DO WE MEET? Beeston, Nottingham. We will be paddling on either the river Trent, or the Beeston & Nottingham Canal. This will be decided nearer the date as it is informed by water levels and the weather. EQUIPMENT? Board, buoyancy aid, quick release leash, paddle, dry bag and water licence is included. CLOTHING? If you would like a wetsuit (S - XXL), these are available to hire - £10.00 each. Or alternatively, please wear: synthetic leggings & top cagoule Old trainers or water shoes - no bare feet. ARE THERE CHANGING ROOMS & TOILETS? There are no changing rooms so come ready to paddle or be prepared to change discreetly - a dry robe or equivalent is made for this! There is access to a CRT toilet. PARKING? Parking is free - a popular spot for walkers, runners, cyclists, and the fishing communit so it's at a premium! This is a residential area so please be respectful of our local community. WHAT TIME SHOULD I ARRIVE? Arrive 40 mins prior so you can find a parking space, meet everyone, get changed and prep your board etc. ACCESS Contact me directly for more details. WHAT IF THE WEATHER MEANS WE CAN NOT GET ON THE WATER? Your safety is paramount. If I do not think it is safe to run the session, I will transfer your booking to another agreed date in the diary. T&C's apply - please read prior too booking.
Cancellation by you: Cancellation by you – is refundable up to 30 days before the scheduled session. Refunds are not available post this 30 day cut off point. We recommend that you take out personal holiday insurance in case you are unable to attend. Cancellation by us: Wotbikini works hard to deliver all our booked sessions. We do however reserve the right to cancel, modify, change delivery sites for any activity or activities on grounds of safety, bad weather, illness or other factors beyond our control. Wotbikini will make all reasonable attempts to find you an alternative date for the activity booked or you may opt for a voucher (valid for 12 months).