Kayaking Courses for Schools

Canoeing Ireland offer a tailored kayaking program to schools within the Dublin region. These programs are available mid-week. There are two packages that schools can choose from;

  • Level 1 Skills Kayaking  – Consists of three individual sessions
  • Level 2 Skills Kayaking – Consists of six individual sessions

The Time slots are Monday to Friday with the following times available

  • 9.30 – 12.30
  • 12.30 – 15.30
  • 15.30 – 18.30

Course Content:

The aim of the camps is to promote the sport of kayaking by introducing young people to it in a safe and fun environment.

  • To progress those who enjoy the sport already.
  • To have fun, learn a new sport, gain the basic skills  (Level 1 or 2 skills award certificates will be acquired)
  • Promote team building and awareness between young people
  • To make new friends
  • Promote confidence and self belief

Course Costs

Level 1 Course 75 Euro for 3 sessions delivered over 3 weeks

Level 2 Course 120Euro for 6 sessions delivered over 6 weeks

**Rates negotiable for larger groups, Call for details**

Transport available for small groups – Nominal extra charge


How to book

Click to download aplication form

Email the application form to paddlesessions@canoe.ie

Each participant must also have consent from a Guardian. All forms should be collected by the group leader and brought on the day. Only participants with completed forms will be allowed to participate on the day.

Junior Form

What to bring:

We supply all the kayaking gear. What you need to bring is appropriate clothing for under the wetsuit, Shorts/Swimming gear, warm fleece/hoodie or thermal that can get wet and also old runners and a towel.

Don’t bring any of your good stuff!

Children must be signed in and out of the camp everyday by a parent or teacher, we do not allow children to “come and go” by themselves.