Contact Information:

Canoeing Ireland,

Irish Sport HQ,

National Sports Campus,

Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

 

For further queries

Email: Training@canoe.ie

Contact: The office at 016251105


2014 Alps White Water

Trips/Courses

We are delighted to announce that Canoeing Ireland is intending to run a Series of Alpine Kayaking Courses once again this year. Please see details of the proposed courses below. 
 
The programme of courses will be as follows:  

 

 

Course

Dates

Total Places

Location

Places Remaining

Revolution L4KSA

31st May to 5th June

8

Soca, Slovenia

8

Progression L4KST

7th to 12th June

8

Soca, Slovenia

7

Essentials L3KSTA

14th to 19th June

8

Soca, Slovenia

6



Cost €990
Booking depost of €100

Click here for Booking Form




All courses include:

  • Provision of modern whitewater kayak on site
  • All in-course transport

Courses do not include: 

  • International travel costs



Alps Revolution Course

  • 31st May to 5th June
  • Course Cost €990

Advanced Paddling Course incorporating Level 4 Skills Assessment for those who don't have it already and covering the Level 5 skills Syllabus including advanced paddling technique, development of whitewater tactics and advanced safety and rescue management.  This course will be run on the Soca in Slovenia on Gr III and Gr IV white water.  This course is suitable for individuals looking for a challenging and enjoyable kayaking experience on Alpine kayaking on Grade III and IV rivers in a safe environment with expert tuition.  Course participants should be of an aspirant Level 4 Skills Standard.



Alps Progression Course

  • 7th to 12th June
  • Course Cost €990

Intermediate Paddling Course incorporating Level 4 Skills Training and RSR 3 and level 4 skills assessment for those that are ready.  This course will be run on the Soca in Slovenia on Gr II and Gr III white water.  Course participants should be of a Level 3 Skills Standard and looking to push their personal skills into the Grade III environment. This course is for paddlers looking to spread their wings and experience Alpine Grade III white water in a safe and enjoyable atmosphere with expert tuition. This course is ideal for those who wish to progress their white water skills and/or those who have not been in the Alps before.



Alps Essentials Course

  • 14th to 19th June
  • Course Cost €990
Introductory Alps Course incorporating Level 3 Skills Training, Assessment and RSR 2.  This course will be run on the Soca in Slovenia on Gr II and Gr III white water.  Course participants should be close to or of Level 3 Skills Standard and looking to push their personal skills into the Grade II & III environment. This course is for paddlers looking to spread their wings and experience Alpine Grade III white water in a safe and enjoyable atmosphere with expert tuition. This course is ideal for those who wish to progress their white water skills and/or those who have not been in the Alps before.



Additional Travel Information 

As of mid-February return flights were in the region of €54 to €136 each way to Treviso which is the closest airport. The easiest way to get to the training course sites is to rent a car on arrival for the week between 3-4 people, this also gives you some independence during the week.  Car rental for the week starts at €150 with Hertz car hire.
 

These trips have a limited number of places so early booking is advisable


Canoeing Ireland will also be running Level 5 Kayak Skills Courses and Assessments in the European Alps during the month May, please keep an eye on the training calendar for details.