Erne Paddlers / CANI Programme

July /August 2018

 

 

Day time Courses and Trips

(scroll down for evening and weekend sessions)

 

Course Title

Days, Dates & Times

About the Course

Booking,

Payment, Contact info

Kids Summer Scheme

 

Open to all, inc non-members

Mon
to Fri

 

9:30 to 12:30

No drop off before 9:30

Collection from 12:15 to 12:30

 

Week 1: Starting Mon 16 July

Week 2: Starting Mon 23 july

Week 3: Starting Mon 30 July

 

5 days a week x 3 weeks

 

Further weeks in Aug to be confirmed

 

Lakeland
Forum Canoe Steps

What

This will be a small group, fun course, focusing on quality
progressive coaching and learning through “games with aims”, led by our
friendly, experienced and qualified coaches who have a genuine passion for
canoeing, outdoor education and child development.

Erne paddlers has a fantastic club ethos of everyone helping out
and supporting each other. We encourage a growth mindset, personal
development and building resilience through overcoming well managed
challenges with positive feedback. A wide range of fun and challenging
canoeing activities will be on offer including; open canoe trips, sit-on-top
kayaks, polo, standup paddleboards, racing, journeys, games, skills and more.

Summer camps and outdoor activities are where kids have some of
the best formative experiences of their young lives and making new best
friends.

Participants will have the option to complete the National
Governing Body Paddle Power Awards.

 

Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1853230911638468/

 

Who

8 to 14 yr old boys and girls

Strictly limited numbers for quality and safety

No experience necessary.

 

How Much

Erne Paddlers members price:

£50/£95/£135 or 1st/2nd/3rd siblings, for the week if paid in
advance online

£65pp for payment after the start date

£15pp online day rate. Option for monthly instalments.

Booking essential – see below

Note: If you were a member last year, please renew your
membership (send an email to email@ernepaddlers.org.uk)

 

Non-Member Price (includes membership
until Jan 2019):

£70/£135/£195 for 1st/2nd/3rd/ siblings, for the week if paid in
advance online

£85pp for payment after the start date

£20pp online day rate. Option for monthly instalments.

 

How to Book

For club members, please note: you can not book onto club
events through teamer.net (the online service we use to manage the club). You
can only confirm your attendance at events you have been “invited” to – this
is a limit of the teamer system.

 

Please book using the quick online form linked to the right. You
will then be invited via teamer (please respond) and a payment request sent
out.

 

For new and last year’s returning members. Please book using the
form link to the right. Please select “non-member” and we will collect all
the info we need to process your membership (essential for insurance).
 You will then receive an invite to join our “Erne Paddlers – all
members” team on Teamer.net. This is the online system we use for club
communication, attendance records and payment. Please login to activate your
account.

Booking Form Link:

https://goo.gl/forms/cWYW2gZ4kw1jjo5P2

 

week
1 sold out

week
2 – 3 space left

week
3 – 1 space left

 

Payment Link

Will
be emailed out to those booked on

 

Contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for more info.

“No Work Wednesdays!”

Paddle-Fit Trips

 

Open to all, inc non-members

Wednesdays

 

Wed
25 July

Wed
8 Aug

 

10 AM to 12 PM

 

2 trips only

 

Various
venues

Like our “Love to Paddle” trips, these will be enjoyable,
social paddles for those that like to get their exercise on the water, while
taking in the great views from our blueways.

 

Run by our experienced, qualified and friendly coaches, these
will be guided trips with coaching as needed, including advice on efficient
paddling and paddling for fitness.

Suitable for those who have completed a “Learn to Paddle”
course or have already done a little bit of paddling. All paddling equipment
(except clothes/wetsuits) provided.

 

Member price:

£18 discounted price for the two trips, £32 for two family
members, £46 for three.
Option for monthly instalments available.

Single session rate rate (if space available – booking
essential) £10pp

Non-member price:

Single session rate (if space available – booking essential)
£15pp

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

Booking Form Link:

https://goo.gl/forms/cWYW2gZ4kw1jjo5P2

 

Payment Link

Will
be emailed out to those booked on

 

Contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for more info.

 

 

Evening Courses and Trips

(Scroll down for weekend paddles and more info)

Course Title

Days, Dates & Times

About the Course

Booking,

Payment, Contact info

PaddlePower!

 

Open to all, inc non-members

Mondays

 

16,
23, 30 July

6,
13, 20 Aug

 

7pm to 8 PM

And

8pm
to 9 pm

 

6 weeks

 

Lakeland
Forum Canoe Steps

Fun and games for all the family!

Coached by our friendly, experienced and qualified coaches, in a
safe and progressive way using a range of “games with aims” – you’ll be
having so much fun, you won’t even know you are learning 🙂

Including Paddle-Power coaching and certificates (small fee for
books if they don’t already have them).

Best for children and parents with some experience already, e.g.
 having completed a “Learn to Paddle” course or similar or more.
Individual children and adults welcome.  All paddling kit (except
clothing/wetsuits) can be provided.

 

Member price:

£40 for the whole course for one, £75 for two family members, £105
for three.
Option for monthly instalments available.

Single session rate (if space available – booking essential) £10pp

Non-member price:

Single session rate (if space available, booking essential) £15pp

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

Booking Form Link:

https://goo.gl/forms/cWYW2gZ4kw1jjo5P2

 

Payment Link

Will
be emailed out to those booked on

 

Contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for more info.

Stand-Up-Paddleboarding

(SUP)

 

 

Open to all, inc non-members

Wednesdays


Wed 18 July

Wed 18 Aug

Wed 29 Aug

 

7 pm

 

3 trips only

 

Lakeland Forum Canoe Steps

Take part in the fast-growing sport of SUP. SUPer fun and a
great way to exercise and get out on the water and take in the sights. These
will be fun, coached sessions with journeys, forward paddling tips and games,
yoga and more.

 

Suitable for all abilities.

Adults only

 

We provide all the equipment needed (except wetsuits).

 

Member price:

£20 for the whole course for one, £38 for two family members, £56
for three.
Option for monthly instalments available.

Single
session rate (if space available – booking
essential)
, £10pp

Non-member price:

Single session rate (if space available – booking essential),
£15pp

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

Booking Form Link:

https://goo.gl/forms/cWYW2gZ4kw1jjo5P2

 

Payment Link

Will
be emailed out to those booked on

 

Contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for more info.

Polo – Beginners and Improvers

 

Open to all, inc non-members

Thursdays

 

19,
26 July

2, 9,
16, 23, 30 Aug

 

5:15 to 7:30 PM

 

7 weeks

 

Lakeland
Forum Canoe Steps

Polo is super fun team sport, like basketball in kayaks!

It’s a fantastic way to improve your confidence and skills and
is coached in a fun progressive way by our qualified, friendly and
experienced coaches.

We provide all the equipment needed (except wetsuits).

 

This is for 10yrs+ paddlers with a little previous experience of
playing polo.

 

Member price:

£45 for the whole course for one, £85 for two family members, £120
for three – If paid online in advance. Late payment price (after week 2),
+£15pp.
Option for monthly instalments available.

Single session rate (if space available – booking essential) £10pp
paid in advance, £15 paid in arrears.

Non-member price:

Single session rate (if space available, booking essential) £15pp

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

Booking Form Link:

https://goo.gl/forms/cWYW2gZ4kw1jjo5P2

 

Payment Link

Will
be emailed out to those booked on

 

Contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for more info.

Polo – Intermediate and
Advancing

 

Open to all, inc non-members

Thursdays

 

19,
26 July

2, 9,
16, 23, 30 Aug

 

6:30 to 8:30 PM

 

7 weeks

 

Lakeland
Forum Canoe Steps

Polo is super fun team sport, like basketball in kayaks!

It’s a fantastic way to improve your confidence and skills and
is coached in a fun progressive way by our qualified, friendly and
experienced coaches.

We provide all the equipment needed (except wetsuits).

 

This is for 14yrs+ paddlers with previous experience of playing
polo.

 

Member price:

£45 for the whole course for one, £85 for two family members, £120
for three – If paid online in advance. Late payment price (after week 2),
+£15pp.
Option for monthly instalments available.

Single session rate (if space available – booking essential) £10pp
paid in advance, £15 paid in arrears.

Non-member price:

Single session rate (if space available, booking essential) £15pp

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

Booking Form Link:

https://goo.gl/forms/cWYW2gZ4kw1jjo5P2

 

Payment Link

Will
be emailed out to those booked on

 

Contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for more info.

Inclusive Paddles

 

Open to all, inc non-members

Thursdays

 

19,
26 July

2, 9,
16, 23, 30 Aug

 

7
PM to 8 PM

 

7
weeks

 

Lakeland
Forum Canoe Steps

These are welcoming, easy journeys for people of all paddling
ability (with or without a disability). With the emphasis on fun, social
trips, getting out on the water with family and friends – with coaching and
tips included as needed.

These
sessions will be facilitated by our experienced and qualified paddle-ability
coaches.

 

Member price:

£45 for the whole course for one, £85 for two family members, £120
for three family members.
Option for monthly instalments available.

Single session rate (if space available – booking essential), £10pp

Non-member price:

Single session rate (if space available, booking essential), £15pp

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

Booking Form Link:

https://goo.gl/forms/cWYW2gZ4kw1jjo5P2

 

Payment Link

Will
be emailed out to those booked on

 

Contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for more info.

Independent Paddler Development

 

Open to all, inc non-members

Thursdays

 

19,
26 July

2, 9,
16, 23, 30 Aug

 

8:15
to 9:15 PM

 

6
weeks

 

Lakeland
Forum Canoe Steps

Multicraft, coached skills and journeys.

Suitable for anyone wanting to improve their skills, having done
one of our beginner courses. This course will develop your kayak and canoeing
skills, coaching on efficient forward paddling, supports and developing
confidence in safety and rescue techniques. Working towards the BC 2 and 3 star
syllabus for those that want assessment.

 

Member price:

£45 for the whole course for one, £85 for two family members, £120
for three family members.
Option for monthly instalments available.

Single session rate (if space available – booking essential), £10pp

Non-member price:

Single session rate (if space available, booking essential), £15pp

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

Booking Form Link:

https://goo.gl/forms/cWYW2gZ4kw1jjo5P2

 

Payment Link

Will
be emailed out to those booked on

 

Contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for more info.

Leader Development Programme

 

Open to all, inc non-members

Ongoing

This is a development programme for young people (14+) and
adults, who enjoy their paddling and want to build skills and experience, so
they can help on club activities, log volunteering hours (UCAS points) and
gain internationally recognised vocational canoeing qualifications.

 

Including skills, safety and rescue coaching towards the
prerequisites for internationally recognised leadership and coaching
qualifications and an introduction to leadership and coaching theory and
practice. Coached and mentored by our well qualified and experienced coach
educator.

 

Coaching
qualification pre-requisite courses; 2 star, 3 star, FSRT (safety and
rescue), First Aid, Safeguarding, etc will be organized to suit the availability
of the participants in preparation for Paddlesport Leader and Instructor
courses by the end of the summer.

e.g.
Safeguarding Course, Tue 24 July, 7pm – see below for details.

 

We have a small cohort already working towards their first
qualifications and we welcome more people to join in. Please contact
email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

Booking Form Link:

https://goo.gl/forms/cWYW2gZ4kw1jjo5P2

 

Payment Link

Will
be emailed out to those booked on

 

Contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for more info.

Family Skills and Games

 

Suitable for families

 

Open to all, inc non-members

 

Fridays

 

20,
27 July

3,
10, 17, 24 Aug

 

7 to 8 PM

 

6 weeks

 

Lakeland
Forum Canoe Steps

Fun and games for all the family!

Coached by our friendly, experienced and qualified coaches, in a
safe and progressive way using a range of “games with aims” – you’ll be
having so much fun, you won’t even know you are learning 🙂

Best for children and parents with some experience already, e.g.
 having completed a “Learn to Paddle” course or similar or more.
Individual children and adults welcome.  All paddling kit (except
clothing/wetsuits) can be provided.

 

Member price:

£40 for the whole course for one, £75 for two family members, £105
for three.
Option for monthly instalments available.

Single session rate (if space available – booking essential) £10pp

Non-member price:

Single session rate (if space available, booking essential) £15pp

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

Booking Form Link:

https://goo.gl/forms/cWYW2gZ4kw1jjo5P2

 

Payment Link

Will
be emailed out to those booked on

 

Contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for more info.

PaddlePower!

 

Suitable for families

 

Open to all, inc non-members

 

Fridays

 

20,
27 July

3,
10, 17, 24 Aug

 

7 to 8 PM

 

6 weeks

 

Lakeland
Forum Canoe Steps

Fun and games for all the family!

Coached by our friendly, experienced and qualified coaches, in a
safe and progressive way using a range of “games with aims” – you’ll be
having so much fun, you won’t even know you are learning 🙂

Including Paddle-Power coaching and certificates (small fee for
books if they don’t already have them).

Best for children and parents with some experience already, e.g.
 having completed a “Learn to Paddle” course or similar or more.
Individual children and adults welcome.  All paddling kit (except
clothing/wetsuits) can be provided.

 

Member price:

£40 for the whole course for one, £75 for two family members, £105
for three.
Option for monthly instalments available.

Single session rate (if space available – booking essential) £10pp

Non-member price:

Single session rate (if space available, booking essential) £15pp

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

Booking Form Link:

https://goo.gl/forms/cWYW2gZ4kw1jjo5P2

 

Payment Link

Will
be emailed out to those booked on

 

Contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for more info.

 

 

Individual Courses Weekend Trips and Events

(Scroll down for further info)

 

Course

Days, Dates, Times and Places

About the Course

Booking and

Payment

NW Donegal Seakayak Trips

 

Open to all, including non-members and
other club members

 

Saturdays

 

Sat 14 July

Sat 25 Aug

 

AM and PM trips both days

 

Dunfanaghy Area

Come along to Erne Paddlers Intro to sea kayaking trips. This
will be an easy seakayak trip starting in Portnablagh Harbour and taking in
the nearby Breagy headland. This is a fantastic coastline has caves, rock
hopping and sea arches as well as the local wildlife (seals and occasional
dolphins – no promises though!) and coastal wild flowers at this time of year
and all in easy conditions. This trip is aimed at those club members/
paddlers who have completed lake journeys in sea kayaks through eg. our Love to
paddle or No Work Wednesdays programmes and who want a first experience of
paddling on the sea.

 

Open to non-members and members of other clubs who have previous
seakayak experience and are spraydeck confident.

 

There will be two trips on 14th July with only 6 places on each.
AM trip meets at 10am to be on the water 10.30am to 1pm and the PM trip meets
at 2pm to be off the water at 430pm to load the trailer etc.

 

Kayaks and all safety kit provided (except personal clothing.
wetsuits are not necessary) – just bring your lunch & snacks and a change
of clothes in a dry bag to carry in your boat. Please text Chloe to be added
to a WhatsApp group if you would like to car pool from Enniskillen area.

 

Parking is at the harbour and nearest toilets are in the coffee
shop a few hundred metres away (customers only so why not have a bun too!)

 

The nearest town is Dunfanaghy which has a fantastic array of
sandy beaches, coffee shops, pizzerias, pubs etc if you want to make a day of
it – coaches have local knowledge and can advise you on options on the day.
Coaches will be heading out for a pizza after the PM paddle so feel free to
join us.

 

 

Booking is essential before Thursday 12th July 2018 at 5PM. The
form linked in ticket section is the only way to book.

For further info please email seaandsurf@ernepaddlers.org.uk

Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/497619037362301/

 

Member prices per trip

– £20 for 1 EP member

– £35 for 2 EP Family members

– £50 for 3 EP Family members

 

Non member prices per trip

£35 per person per trip

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

Booking Form Link:

https://goo.gl/forms/cWYW2gZ4kw1jjo5P2

 

Payment Link

Will
be emailed out to those booked on

 

Contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for more info.

Love to Paddle

Multi-craft Trips

 

Open to all, including non-members and
other club members

 

Sundays

 

2 dates TBC

 

9:30 to 12:30

 

Various Venues on Lough Erne

These are lead trips on the lake with a bit of coaching for
those that want it and plenty of sightseeing and chat.  Run by our
friendly, experienced and qualified leaders, we will plan this to be suitably
paced with the right level of challenge to make it enjoyable for all
abilities, and there will still be room for some fun and games 🙂 These will
be multi-craft journeys, so we hope you have the option to paddle the craft
of your choice, seakayak, open canoe, SUP, etc (depending on ability and
conditions). Suitable for those who have completed a “Learn to Paddle” course
or have already done a little bit of paddling. All paddling equipment (except
clothes/wetsuits) provided.

 

Member price:

£10pp per trip (includes transport of kayaks, etc), £18 for two
family members, £26 for three.

Non-member price:

£20pp per trip

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

 

Please fill in a booking form (linked on the right) to be notified
of dates for these trips.

Booking Form Link:

https://goo.gl/forms/cWYW2gZ4kw1jjo5P2

 

Payment Link

Will
be emailed out to those booked on

 

Contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for more info.

Omagh Triathlon Safety Cover

 

Open to all, including
non-members and other club members

Fri evening 27 July

Sat morning 28 July

 

Erskragh
Lough Dungannon

Competent paddlers and coaches required for triathlon safety cover
on Fri evening 27th July and Saturday morning 28 July. All
equipment (except paddling clothing) provided. Fees paid.

 

For more information please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk. To go
please fill in the booking form linked on the right.

Booking Form Link:

https://goo.gl/forms/cWYW2gZ4kw1jjo5P2

 

Payment Link

Will
be emailed out to those booked on

 

Contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for more info.

Safeguarding Course

 

Open to all, inc non-members
and other club’s members

Tue 24 July

 

7 to 10 pm

 

Waterways Ireland HQ

Safeguarding 3hr awareness course suitable for club members,
parents, volunteers, coaches and committee members. For re-validation of
qualifications / coach update and to stay on our club coach and volunteer
list.

 

If you have already completed training in the past 3yrs just
send a pic of your cert in to chair@ernepaddlers.org.uk.

 

Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1031401513651628/

 

Member price:

Free for club volunteers

£5pp for club members

Non-member price:

£10pp

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

Booking Form Link:

https://goo.gl/forms/cWYW2gZ4kw1jjo5P2

 

Payment Link

Will
be emailed out to those booked on

 

Contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for more info.

Rewarding Coaches Trip

 

Open to all club coaches and volunteers.

Saturday 4 Aug

 

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

 

Location TBC

A fun social trip with food afterwards for club coaches and
volunteers.

 

Please fill in a booking form, linked on the right, to register
your interest for this trip.

 

 

Booking Form Link:

https://goo.gl/forms/cWYW2gZ4kw1jjo5P2

 

Payment Link

Will
be emailed out to those booked on

 

Contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for more info.

Paddle-Ability Workshop

 

Open to all, inc non-members
and other club’s members

Saturday

 

1 Sept

 

Venue
TBC

Paddle-ability
course for coachers and volunteers.

 

Further
info here: https://www.britishcanoeing.org.uk/courses/paddle-ability

 

Details
(venue, price, times) TBC

 

Please
complete the booking form link on the right to register your interest.

Booking Form Link:

https://goo.gl/forms/cWYW2gZ4kw1jjo5P2

 

Payment Link

Will
be emailed out to those booked on

 

Contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for more info.

 

Further Information

Courses open to the public
All our courses are open to the public. “Learn to Paddle” courses are
especially geared towards beginners and those wanting to join the club. Other
courses require some previous experience, either just a little (so we know
you are ok to go on an easy journey) or a bit more for; sea, surf and river
sessions for example. Pre-requisites (if any) are listed in the course
information above. If you want help choosing the right course for you, get in
touch with us at the contact info below.

 

Membership

Non-members can paddle with the club up to four times before
membership is required (for insurance purposes). For beginners on one of our
“Learn to Paddle” courses, discounted membership is included in the course
price.  For those with previous paddling experience wanting to join in
on other activities on a regular basis, please contact
email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for membership info and
prices.

Courses to order
If you don’t see something that suits your needs in our programme, whether
you are a member or a non-member, looking to try paddling for the first time,
wanting a one-off fun session for a group, or you are aiming to build the
necessary skills and experience to go paddling with a group of friends, we
can plan the right session, lessons or course for you.  We are happy to
help 🙂 Just get in touch using the details below.

Sessions for Groups
Please keep an eye out for our upcoming courses which will be promoted soon,
open to the public, for schools, youth groups, women’s groups, inclusive
sessions and more.  If you are part of a school or group (birthday
parties, etc)and would like to take part in paddling sessions with your
friends, please get in touch at the details below.

Contact
If you are interested in finding out about the club and want to know the best
option for you, whatever your experience and ability, please give Harry a
call or text on 07808649173, drop him an email at email@ernepaddlers.org.uk.  All our courses and events
will be posted to our Facebook page
(this can be viewed even if you are not a Facebook user)  If you want to
be sure to see our posts in your newsfeed please “like” our page and click
the “Following” dropdown menu and select “see first”.

 

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