There are activities going on most weekends, members will benefit from contacts with like-minded people, ask and most things can be arranged or someone else will be up for joining you.
Induction & Beginners Taster Sessions
These sessions are for potential new members to learn a bit about the club, what it has to offer, and expectations of members. It will include info for beginners and there will be an opportunity to have a short taster on the canal. This will need to have been completed before a new paddler can attend the skills session. A new paddler must join the club after 3 sessions to be able to continue paddling.
These sessions will aim to provide new paddlers with the opportunity to learn the basic skills and intermediates with the opportunity to work through the star tests, improve their paddling and work towards assistant and coaching awards.
Moving Water Sessions
These sessions are aimed at introducing and developing moving water skills. Moving water is classified using numbers to indicate the difficulty in safely navigating the stretch of water.
These are likely to be a trip to the pub and back or a relaxed wander down the canal or other local water way such as the river Frome. New paddlers must have completed at least two or three sessions first.
Local River Trips
These are local tours. New paddlers must have completed at least two to three skills sessions before joining one of these trips.
This will take place on the canal most Tuesdays. This is open to anyone competent enough to paddle without the need for supervision and keen to get fit.