Erne Paddlers / CANI Programme for June 2018

 

Evening Courses

(Scroll
down for weekend paddles and more info)



Course Title

Days, Dates & Times

About the Course

Booking,

Payment, Contact info

“No Work Wednesdays!”

Paddle-Fit Trips

 

Open to all, inc non-members

Wednesdays

 

6, 13, 20 & 27 June

 

10 AM to 12 PM

 

4 Weeks

 

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 already have some paddling experience. All paddling equipment (except clothes/wetsuits) provided.

 

Member price: £30 for the whole course for one, £55 for two
family members, £80 for three.

Drop-in rate (if space
available – booking essential) £10pp, payable weekly.

Non-member price: Fantastic value at £50 pp for the whole course.

Drop-in rate (if space
available – booking essential) £15pp, payable weekly.  Family
rates/discounts available.

Booking Link

http://bit.ly/EPMay2018Booking

 

Payment Link

To follow

 

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

“Schools Courses”

 

In Schools and After Schools Programmes

Wednesdays


6, 13, 20 & 27 June

 

3, 4 & 5 pm

 

4 weeks

 

Lakeland
Forum Canoe Steps

This 4-week course will
include a CANI certified skills award and have all the great benefits of
outdoor recreation and challenge blended in including, building resilience
and confidence, environmental awareness and working together.

 

1 hour lessons available at 3, 4 and
5 pm.

 

Non-member rate:  Fantastic value at £45 per child, including
club membership (valued at £25).

Member rate:  £35 for those who are already club members.

If your school is interested please ask them to contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

Booking Link

http://bit.ly/EPMay2018Booking

 

Payment Link

To follow

 

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

Stand-Up-Paddleboarding

(SUP)

 

 

Open to all, inc non-members

Wednesdays


6, 13, 20 & 27 June

 

7 pm

 

4 weeks

 

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: £25 for the whole course for one, £45 for two
family members, £65 for three.

Non-member price: fantastic value at £45pp; includes
discounted Junior club membership normally priced at £25. Family rates/discounts
available.

Booking Link

http://bit.ly/EPMay2018Booking

 

Payment Link

To follow

 

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

“Skills After School”

 

After schools Youth Polo

For Beginners

 

Open to all, inc non-members

Thursdays


7, 14, 21 & 28 June

 

5:15 pm

 

4 weeks

 

Lakeland Forum Canoe Steps

Learn to kayak through fun and games. No previous experience necessary.

This is a fantastic course to improve your confidence and skills and is coached in a fun progressive way by our qualified, friendly and experienced coaches. This is our after schools course for 10 to 14yr olds. No paddling experience required.

For those that competed the last block, this will be a progression in skills and games.

We provide all the equipment needed (except wetsuits).A good course for those wanting to go to try canoe polo.

Non-member rate:  Fantastic value at £45 per child, including
club membership (valued at £25).

Member price: £25 for the whole course for one, £45 for two
family members, £65 for three.

Booking Link

http://bit.ly/EPMay2018Booking

 

Payment Link

To follow

 

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

Evening Senior Polo

 

Open to all, inc non-members

Thursdays

 

7, 14, 21 & 28 June

 

6:30 to 8:30 PM

 

4 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 16yrs+
paddlers with previous experience of playing polo.

 

Member price: £25 for the whole course for one, £45 for two
family members, £65 for three.

Drop-in rate (if space
available – booking essential) £8pp, payable weekly.

Non-member price: fantastic value at £60 adult and £45 u18;
includes club membership normally priced at £60/£25 (senior/junior). Family
rates/discounts available.

Drop-in rate (if space
available) £12pp, payable weekly (booking essential).

Booking Link

http://bit.ly/EPMay2018Booking

 

Payment Link

To follow

 

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

Kayak Skills Course

 

Open to all, inc non-members

Thursdays

 

7,
14, 21 & 28 June

 

8:15
to 9:15 PM

 

4
weeks

 

Lakeland
Forum Canoe Steps

This course will develop
your kayak skills, coaching on efficient forward paddling, supports and
developing confidence in safety and rescue techniques. Working towards the BC
2-star syllabus for those that want assessment.

 

Member price: £25 for the whole course for one, £45 for two family members,
£65 for three.

Drop-in rate (if spaces
are available – booking essential) £8pp, payable weekly.

Non-member price: fantastic value at £60 adult and £45 u18; includes club
membership normally priced at £60/£25 (senior/junior).

Family rates/discounts
available.

Drop-in rate (if spaces
are available – booking essential) £12pp, payable weekly.

Booking Link

http://bit.ly/EPMay2018Booking

 

Payment Link

To follow

 

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

Leader Development Programme

 

Open to all, inc non-members

Fridays

 

8, 15, 22 & 29 June

 

7 to 9 PM

 

4 weeks

 

Lakeland
Forum Canoe Steps

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 and gain 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 by our well qualified and experienced
coach educator and coach mentor.

All paddling kit (except
clothing/wetsuits) can be provided.

 

Member price: £20pp for the whole course for one
(discounted rate for club volunteers).   Assessments and certification
not included.

Non-member price: fantastic value at £60 adult and £45 u18;
includes club membership normally priced at £60/£25 (senior/junior). Family
rates/discounts available.   Assessments and certification not included.

Booking Link

http://bit.ly/EPMay2018Booking

 

Payment Link

To follow

 

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

Family Fun with PaddlePower

 

Suitable for families

 

Open to all, inc non-members

 

Fridays

 

8, 15, 22 & 29 June

 

7 to 8 PM

 

4 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: £25 for the whole course for one, £45 for
two family members, £65 for three.

Drop-in rate (if spaces
are available – booking essential) £8pp, payable weekly.

Non-member price: fantastic value at £60 adult and £45 u18;
includes club membership normally priced at £60/£25 (senior/junior).

Family rates/discounts
available.

Drop-in rate (if spaces
are available – booking essential) £12pp, payable weekly.

Booking Link

http://bit.ly/EPMay2018Booking

 

Payment Link

To follow

 

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

Canoe Skills Course

 

 Open to all, inc
non-members

Fridays

 

8, 15, 22 & 29 June

 

8:15 to 9:15 PM

 

4 weeks

 

Lakeland
Forum Canoe Steps

This course will develop
your open canoe skills for tandem and solo paddling, coaching on efficient
forward paddling and journeying skills and developing confidence in safety
and rescue techniques. Working towards the BC 2 star syllabus for those that
want assessment.

 

Member price: £25 for the whole course for one, £45 for two family members,
£65 for three. 

Drop-in rate (if spaces
are available – booking essential)  £8pp, payable weekly.

Non-member price: fantastic value at £60 adult and £45 u18; includes club
membership normally priced at £60/£25 (senior/junior). Family rates/discounts
available.

Drop-in rate (if spaces
are available – booking essential) £12pp, payable weekly.

Booking Link

http://bit.ly/EPMay2018Booking

 

Payment Link

To follow

 

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

 

Weekend Courses, Trips and Events

 

Course

Days, Dates, Times and Places

About the Course

Booking and

Payment

Regular Club Saturday Sessions

Weekend Senior Polo

 

Open to all, inc non-members

Saturdays

 

2,
9, 16, 23 & 30 June

 

10 to 11:30 AM

 

5 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 quipment needed (except wetsuits).

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

 

Member price: £30 for the whole course for one, £55 for two family members,
£80 for three.

Drop-in rate (if spaces
are available – booking essential) £8pp, payable weekly.

Non-member price: fantastic value at £55 adult and £40 u18; includes club
membership normally priced at £60/£25. Family rates/discounts available.

Drop-in rate (if spaces
are available – booking essential) £12pp, payable weekly.

Booking Link

http://bit.ly/EPMay2018Booking

 

Payment Link

To follow

 

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

Weekend Youth Polo

 

Open to all, inc non-members

Saturdays

 

2,
9, 16, 23 & 30 June

 

11:30 to 12:30

 

5 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 10 to 14 year old paddlers with some previous experience of polo.

 

Member price: £30 for the whole course for one, £55 for two family members,
£80 for three.

Drop-in rate (if spaces
are available – booking essential) £8pp, payable weekly.

Non-member price: fantastic value £40 u18; includes club membership normally priced at £25. Family rates/discounts available.

Drop-in rate (if spaces are available – booking essential) £10pp, payable weekly.

Booking Link

http://bit.ly/EPMay2018Booking

 

Payment Link

To follow

 

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

What’s on each weekend

Seakayak Trip

Intro and Improver Surf Day

 

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

Saturday

 

2 June

10 am

9:30 to 4:30

 

(1.5 hr coached sessions)

 

Rossnowlagh

Due to the poor surf forecast we are now running a beginners / improvers seakayak trip in Donegal Bay.  Suitable for anyone who has even a little seakayak experience. eg has been on one of our Wed or Love to Paddle trips.

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 four time
slots over the day (9:30, 11:30, 1:30 and 3:30) 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 Link

http://bit.ly/EPMay2018Booking

 

Payment Link

To follow

 

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

Marathon Races

 

Back to back racing weekend!

 

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

 

Sat 9 June – Enniskillen

Stewarts Carpark

 

Sun 10 June – Belturbet

 

10 am registration

This year, Cavan CC and
Erne Paddlers have teamed up to offer a weekend of marathon racing!

 

Sat 9 June – Enniskillen,
Registration, 10 am

Sun 10 June – Belturbet,
registration 10 am.

 

Distances and categories
for all, CI rules apply.

More details and online
booking and payment links to follow.

 

Supported by Waterways Ireland.

Contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for more info

Kayak and Canoe

Skills Coaching Day

 

(Prep for 2-star)

 

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

Saturday

 

16 June

 

9:30 am to 4;30 pm

 

Lakeland
Forum Canoe Steps

A
full days coaching in kayak and canoe, for those wishing to brush up their
flat water, journeying and rescue skills and for those preparing for 2-star assessment
and/or coaching award.

 

Member price: £25pp for the day,
£45 for two family members, £65 for three.

Non-member price: £55 for the day, boat
hire available.

 

 

Booking Link

http://bit.ly/EPMay2018Booking

 

Payment Link

To follow

 

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

2 Star

Assessment

Canoe and Kayak

 

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

Saturday

 

23 June

 

9:30 am to 4:30 pm

 

Lakeland
Forum Canoe Steps

Part of our instructor training
pre-requisite weekend (including FSRT on Sunday 24th June). This
is for anyone wishing to test their flat-water canoe and kayaking skills, benchmarked
against the BC 2-star award.

 

The assessment will be run with
progressive exercises, providing valuable feedback and points for improvement,
no mater the outcome of the assessment
😊

 

Member price: £35pp for the day,
£60 for two family members, £85 for three.

Non-member price: £65 for the day, boat
hire available.

 

Certification
not included.

Booking Link

http://bit.ly/EPMay2018Booking

 

Payment Link

To follow

 

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

Foundation Safety and Rescue Training

(FSRT)

 

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

Sunday

 

24 June

 

9: am to 5 pm

 

Lakeland
Forum Canoe Steps

Part of our instructor training
pre-requisite weekend (including 2-star assessment on Saturday 23rd
June).

 

Foundation Safety and Rescue Training
(FSRT), covers a range of rescues across a wide range of craft, providing a valuable
base for all paddlers.

 

Member price: £35pp for the day,
£60 for two family members, £85 for three.

Non-member price: £65 for the day, boat
hire available.

 

Certification
not included.

Booking Link

http://bit.ly/EPMay2018Booking

 

Payment Link

To follow

 

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

Love to Paddle

Multi-craft Trips

 

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

Saturday

 

30 June

 

9:30 to 12:30

 

Venue
TBC

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: £12pp  (includes
transport of kayaks, etc), £22 for two family members, £32 for three.

Non-member price: £18pp.  Discounts
available for groups/families and those with their own equipment.

Booking Link

http://bit.ly/EPMay2018Booking

 

Payment Link

To follow

 

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

CANI Recreational Paddle

Lower Bann

 

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

Saturday

 

23
June

 

10 AM to 2 PM

 

Lower
Bann

CANI recreational paddles
are suitable and open to all!

 

From first timers to
competing professionals, we see individuals, families, clubs and paddlers of
all ages and abilities taking part.

 

You can take in the views
from a different perspective and see wildlife you wouldn’t normally
experience. These social paddles offer perfect opportunities to get to know
other paddlers making them ideal for individuals but also lots fun for the
whole family.

 

They are a great way of
getting outdoors, so dust down your boat and come and join us! If you don’t
have a boat, open canoes and sea kayaks are available to hire from CANI (or
from Erne Padders for club members as usual).

 

Please follow links for
details on the following Recreational Paddles;

http://cani.org.uk/recreation/lower-bann-recreational-paddle-saturday-23rd-june-2018/

For non Erne Paddlers
please book on here:

http://cani.org.uk/recreation/recreational-paddles/

 

Booking Link

http://bit.ly/EPMay2018Booking

 

Payment Link

To follow

 

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, give
Harry a call on the number 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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Erne Paddlers is a not
for profit registered charity.