Adult and Teenager Courses

We are running Learn-to-Kayak courses in 5 week blocks throughout the summer.  Classes start at 6:30 pm and finish at 9pm for the 5 sessions spread over a 5 week period.

Our next course begins on July 28th and runs for 5 consecutive weeks, on Tuesday evenings. Courses will start and end in Corbally.

Click on the ‘Book Now’ button to book your place.

Both adults & teenagers are welcome to take part and beginners are most welcome. There is also no need to be able to swim.

Our Learn to Kayak Courses give you the training required to kayak safely and competently on flat water Grade I rivers, as a member of a group being led, and to assist in basic rescues.

All of the participants on our Learn To Kayak courses will have the option of applying for a Euro Paddle Pass Certificate at the end of the course. This is an internationally recognised qualification and will cost extra.

Keep a close eye on our Upcoming Events section for more upcoming courses and trips, or subscribe to our newsletter at the bottom of this page to make sure you don’t miss out.


  • Kayak
  • Paddle
  • Helmet
  • Buoyancy Aid
  • Supervision
  • Instruction


  • Suitable clothing for the water i.e. workout gear as if you were going for a jog or brisk walk
  • Light jacket/windcheater
  • Change of footwear
  • Towel
  • Your own wetsuit, if desired. Please note: We can provide a wetsuit however we cannot provide an area to change within the social distancing guidelines.
  • We would encourage anyone who wears glasses to either secure their glasses or wear contact lenses on the water.
  • Personal belongings: We can’t take responsibility for the loss, theft or damage to personal belongings at any time during your kayaking session with us. We would encourage you to leave all valuables at home.

To book a place on our Learn To Kayak course and see available dates, click on the ‘book now’ button. 

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