Erne Paddlers / CANI Programme

September / October 2018

 

 

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Weekday Daytime Courses and Trips. 1

Weekday Evenings in September. 1

Weekend Trips and Courses and Events. 1

Pool courses in october – Lakeland Forum1

Pool courses in october – Fivemiletown college pool. 1

Further
Information
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Outdoor Programme

 

Weekday Daytime Courses and Trips

(scroll down for evening, weekend
sessions, pool courses and further info)

 

Course
Title

Days,
Dates & Times

About
the Course

Booking,

Payment,
Contact info

No Work Wednesdays

Wednesdays

 

Times:

10 AM to 12 PM


Dates:

Oct 3, 10,
17, 24, 31 (5 weeks)


Location

Lakeland Forum Canoe Steps

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.

 

Price:

Member rates:

£45 discounted price for the five trips,
£85 for two family members, £125 for three.

Options for monthly instalments available.

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

 

Non-Member rates

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

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

Booking:

Please
fill in the quick online form linked below.
Booking is essential and this is the only way
to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-booking-Autumn-2018

 

Contact:

Please
contact email@ernepaddlers if you have any
questions or problems booking.

Leader development course

Wednesdays

 

Times:

6 to 7:30 pm

 

Dates:

Sept 5, 12, 19, 26
/ Oct, 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 (9 weeks)

 

Location:

Lakeland Forum
Canoe Steps

This is
a development programme for young people (16+) 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 in the Autumn.

 

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

 

Price:

Booking:

Please
fill in the quick online form linked below.
Booking is essential and this is the only way
to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-booking-Autumn-2018

 

Contact:

Please
contact email@ernepaddlers if you have any
questions or problems booking.

 

Weekday Evenings in September

(scroll down for weekend sessions, pool
courses and further info)

 

Course
Title

Days,
Dates & Times

About
the Course

Booking,

Payment,
Contact info

Paddle Power

Mondays

 

Times:

7 to 8 PM

 

Dates:

Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24
(4 weeks)

 

Location:

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.

 

Price:

Member rates:

£25 discounted price for the five trips,
£45 for two family members, £65 for three.

Options for monthly instalments available.

Single session rate (if space available,
booking essential), £8

 

Non-Member rates:

Single session rate (if space available –
booking essential), £12pp

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

Booking:

Please
fill in the quick online form linked below.
Booking is essential and this is the only way
to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-booking-Autumn-2018

 

Contact:

Please
contact email@ernepaddlers if you have any
questions or problems booking.

SUP – Stand Up Paddleboarding

Wednesdays

 

Times:

7 to 8 pm

 

Dates:

Sept 5, 12, 19, 26
(4 weeks)

 

Location:

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).

 

Price:

Member
rates:

£30
discounted price for the five trips, £55 for two family members, £80 for
three.

Options
for monthly installments available.

Single
session rate (if space available, booking essential), £12

 

Non-Member
rates:

Single
session rate (if space available – booking essential), £20pp

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

Booking:

Please
fill in the quick online form linked below.
Booking is essential and this is the only way
to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-booking-Autumn-2018

 

Contact:

Please
contact email@ernepaddlers if you have any
questions or problems booking.



LSOC

Thursdays

 

Times:

7 to 8 PM

 

Dates:

Sept 6, 13, 20, 27
(4 weeks)

 

Location

Lakeland Forum Canoe Steps

Booked
through Lakeland Special Olympic Club

Contact:

Please
contact email@ernepaddlers if you have any
questions or problems booking.

Polo

Intermediate / Advanced

Thursdays

 

Times:

6:30 to 8 PM

 

Dates:

Sept 6, 13, 20, 27
(4 weeks)

 

Location

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.

 

Price:

Member
rates:

Look up revised polo rate and info

£30
discounted price for the five trips, £55 for two family members, £80 for
three.

Options
for monthly installments available.

Single
session rate (if space available, booking essential), £12

 

Non-Member
rates:

Single
session rate (if space available – booking essential), £20pp

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

Booking:

Please
fill in the quick online form linked below.
Booking is essential and this is the only way
to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-booking-Autumn-2018

 

Contact:

Please
contact email@ernepaddlers if you have any
questions or problems booking.

Women and Girls

Learn to Paddle

Fridays

 

Times:

7 to 8 pm

 

Dates:

Sept 7, 14, 21, 28
(4 weeks)

 

Location

Lakeland Forum Canoe Steps

An
introduction to kayaking and canoeing in a range of craft enabling you to
progress in a safe fun manner and leading into taking part in our club trips
and other courses.

This will be
a female only course, staffed by our qualified, experienced and friendly
female coaches.

Suitable for
complete beginners as well as those with a little experience.

 

Price:

Member
rates:

£30
discounted price for the five trips, £55 for two family members, £80 for
three.

Options for
monthly installments available.

Single
session rate (if space available, booking essential), £12

 

Non-Member
rates:

Single
session rate (if space available – booking essential), £20pp

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

Booking:

Please
fill in the quick online form linked below.
Booking is essential and this is the only way
to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-booking-Autumn-2018

 

Contact:

Please
contact email@ernepaddlers if you have any
questions or problems booking.

 

 

Weekend Trips and Courses and Events

(Scroll down for pool sessions and further info)



Course
Title

Days,
Dates & Times

About
the Course

Booking,

Payment,
Contact info

2 Star

Kayak and Canoe

Training Days

Saturdays

 

1st
Sept

 

And

 

8th
Sept

 

10 am to
4 pm

 

Lakeland
Forum Canoe Steps

Skills
coaching in both canoe and kayak (a half day of each) for those working
towards 2 star and Paddlesport Instructor and Leader awards.

 

This is
also suitable for anyone who just wants to improve their efficiency and
technique on flat water in both craft, to become a better more confident paddler.

 

Price:

Member
rates:

£35 for the
day, £60 for both days

Discounts available
for club volunteers and assistant leaders.

 

Non-Member
rates:

£60 for the
day, £100 for both days

 

Certification
fees not included

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

Booking:

Please
fill in the quick online form linked below.
Booking is essential and this is the only way
to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-booking-Autumn-2018

 

Contact:

Please
contact email@ernepaddlers if you have any
questions or problems booking.

Seakayak Trips

Sundays

 

2nd
and 30th September

 

Donegal
bay

Beginner
and improver seakayak trips for those that have
paddled on the lake with us and want to experience paddling on the sea.

 

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:

Please fill in the
quick online form linked below.
Booking is essential and this is the only way
to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-booking-Autumn-2018

 

Contact:

Please contact email@ernepaddlers if you have any questions or problems
booking.

FSRT

Foundation Safety and Rescue Training

Saturday

15 Sept

 

And

 

Sunday

16 Sept

 

9 am to
5 pm

 

Lakeland
Forum Canoe Steps

Foundation
Safety and Rescue Training (FSRT), is a one-day course covering a range of
rescues across a wide range of craft, providing a valuable base for all
paddlers.

 

This is
also a prerequisite for anyone wishing to work towards Paddlesport Instructor
and Leader Awards, become a club assistant or coach.

 

Price:

Member
rates:

£35 for the
day

Discounts available
for club volunteers and assistant leaders/

 

Non-Member
rates:

£60

 

Certification
fees not included

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

Booking:

Please
fill in the quick online form linked below.
Booking is essential and this is the only way
to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-booking-Autumn-2018

 

Contact:

Please
contact email@ernepaddlers if you have any
questions or problems booking.

Surf Trip

Sunday

 

16
September

 

Rossnowlagh

Surf
kayaking is awesome!

Ride
the waves, build skills and confidence, great for getting your first moving
water roll and much more. Coached by our encouraging, qualified and
experienced surf coaches and leaders.

 

Suitable
for paddlers first time on moving water (previous flat-water experience
required, including being spraydeck confident), or those with more surfing
experience looking to improve. All equipment provided (except wetsuits).

 

There
will be two time slots over the day (9:30, 11:30) and this is open to all paddlers
from Erne Paddlers, other clubs and non-members.

 

Member
price:

£15pp (for
members of any CANI club), £28 for two, £40 for three family members.

 

Non-member
price:

£25pp
(plus £5 kit hire if needed) per session.

 

Discounts
available for groups/families.

Spaces
limited to one time slot per person.

Booking:

Please
fill in the quick online form linked below.
Booking is essential and this is the only way
to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-booking-Autumn-2018

 

Contact:

Please
contact email@ernepaddlers if you have any
questions or problems booking.

Friends and Family Day

Saturday

 

22nd September

 

10 am to 1 pm

 

Lakeland Forum Canoe Steps

For
club members to bring their friends and family too experience the joys of
canoeing!

Fun
taster sessions for beginners and improvers

A range
of craft available.

Sessions
will be lead by our friendly, competent and experienced, qualified coaches.

 

Price:

Member
rates:

£5 per session

 

Non-Member
rates:

£10 per
session

 

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

Booking:

Please
fill in the quick online form linked below.
Booking is essential and this is the only way
to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-booking-Autumn-2018

 

Contact:

Please
contact email@ernepaddlers if you have any
questions or problems booking.

FEARmanagh

Saturday

 

29 September

 

10 am to 3 pm

 

Derrygonnelly

Every year we
provide kayak safety cover for this great local adventure race.

 

We need a dozen or
more competent safety kayakers to provide cover for the 2km kayaking leg of
the race which take place on Lough Erne under the Cliffs of Magho.

 

This is a good fun
event to attend, lunch is provided and we can pay a
day rate, or you can claim travel expenses as a volunteer.

 

Please use the
booking form linked on the right to register your interest

 

Booking:

Please
fill in the quick online form linked below.
Booking is essential and this is the only way
to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-booking-Autumn-2018

 

Contact:

Please
contact email@ernepaddlers if you have any
questions or problems booking.

Women and Girls

Away Weekend

Saturday
and Sunday

 

6&7 October

 

NW Donegal

A
follow on from our Women and Girls Learn to Paddle Course. This will be easy seakayak
touring in Donegal staying in a holiday cottage on Sat night.

 

Further
details to be confirmed

 

 

Booking:

Please
fill in the quick online form linked below.
Booking is essential and this is the only way
to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-booking-Autumn-2018

 

Contact:

Please
contact email@ernepaddlers if you have any
questions or problems booking.

Paddlesport Instructor Course

Saturdays
and Sundays

 

A two-weekend
course

6&7, 20&21
Oct

 

9 to 5 all days

 

Full attendance
required

 

Paddlesport
Instructor (formerly L1) is the coaching award for introducing new paddlers
to the sport. The coaching and assessment
give you a foundation in the essential skills, coaching and rescue techniques
required to run fun and safe games and skill sessions for beginners.

 

Prerequisites
are 2 star and FSRT – see above for course dates.

 

This
course will be heavily subsided for club assistant leaders and volunteers.

 

For
non-member prices please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

 

https://www.britishcanoeing.org.uk/courses/paddlesport-leader-award-1

Booking:

Please
fill in the quick online form linked below.
Booking is essential and this is the only way
to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-booking-Autumn-2018

 

Contact:

Please
contact email@ernepaddlers if you have any
questions or problems booking.

Core NI Fundamentals Workshop

Saturday

 

13th
October

 

10 am to 1 PM

 

Waterways Ireland

A fantastic course
for any coach wanting a better understanding of the fundamentals of movement and
canoeing and how to better coach kids using “games with
aims”.

 

Further details to
be confirmed.

Booking:

Please
fill in the quick online form linked below.
Booking is essential and this is the only way
to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-booking-Autumn-2018

 

Contact:

Please
contact email@ernepaddlers if you have any
questions or problems booking.

Volunteers Away Weekend

Saturday
and Sunday

 

20&21 October

 

NW Donegal

A
weekend of sea kayaking for our club leaders and volunteers.

 

Further details to
be confirmed.

Booking:

Please
fill in the quick online form linked below.
Booking is essential and this is the only way
to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-booking-Autumn-2018

 

Contact:

Please
contact email@ernepaddlers if you have any
questions or problems booking.

Erne Challenge

Saturday

 

27 October

 

Lough Erne

A
supported longer paddle on Lough Erne where improver and intermediate
paddlers can challenge themselves over a longer distance than our regular
club paddles.

 

Further details to
be confirmed.

Booking:

Please
fill in the quick online form linked below.
Booking is essential and this is the only way
to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-booking-Autumn-2018

 

Contact:

Please
contact email@ernepaddlers if you have any
questions or problems booking.

 

 

Pool courses in october – Lakeland Forum

(Scroll down for further info)

 

Course

Days,
Dates, Times and Places

About
the Course

Booking
and

Payment

Paddle Power in the Pool

 

 

 

Polo

 

 

 

 

Learn to Padlde

 

 

LSOC

 

 

 

Pool courses in october – Fivemiletown college pool

(Scroll down for further info)

 

Course

Days,
Dates, Times and Places

About
the Course

Booking
and

Payment

Kayak Skills

 

 

 

Family

Paddle Power

 

 

 

 

 

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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