Taster Sessions

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Canoeing Ireland is offering a Canoeing package, designed exclusively for:

  • Staff outings
  • Corporate groups
  • Groups of Friends


What we offer:

Canoeing Ireland offer the opportunity for groups to experience paddle sport in a safe and fun environment. Our aim is to promote the sport of canoeing and these taster sessions include an introduction to the sport covering level 1 skills as set out by the Canoeing Ireland Award Scheme. See level 1 Skills here

Groups can design a package from the following choices.

Type of craft:

  • Kayaks (single person operated)
  • Sit-On-Top Kayaks (Single person operated)
  • Open Boats (Dual or more person operated)
  • Sea-Kayak (single person operated designed mainly for use in the sea Adults Only)


  • Canoeing Ireland Training Centre – Based on Strawberry Beds Lucan, Dublin)

Type of water:

  • Flat water
  • Moving water with rapids and slides
  • Sea trip

Suitable for Adults and Juniors

 Course Duration: Approx 2.5 hours

€45 per person (Adult Rate)

€35 per person (Child Rate)

Minimum of 4 adults or 6 Children or a mix of the two that amount to €180

1 Day Kayak Course – €80 minimum of 4 participants

Course Duration: Approx 5 Hours

The single day course follows the Canoeing Ireland level 1 syllabus, giving a basic introduction to boat control and movement in a safe environment. This is ideal for anyone who wants to learn the very basics without commiting to a longer course. All equipment can be provided and courses run from our purpose built Training Centre.


To book call the office for availability on +353 (1) 6251105

or email training@canoe.ie