Youth Kayak Academy 2020

The principle aim of the Youth Kayak Academy is to provide further training opportunities for young people (between ages of 10-16) to further develop their kayaking skills. It also aims to provide further opportunities for junior canoeists to continue their participation in the sport.

Kayaking Essentials

This is open to anyone between the ages of 10 and 13 years who has completed a Level 1 Kayak skills course

Kayaking Progression

This is open to anyone between the ages of 12 and 16 who holds the Level 2 Kayak Skills Award

Course Content

  • Recap of Level 1 & 2 skills
  • Level 3 skills training
  • Coaching Clinics in competitive disciplines
  • Short River Trips and more

Kayak Academy Dates 

Week Date Essentials
10 – 12 yrs.
Progression
12- 16 yrs.
1 8th Feb 10.00 – 15.00 10.00 – 15.00
2 15th Feb 10.00 – 15.00 10.00 – 15.00
3 22nd Feb 10.00 – 15.00 10.00 – 15.00
4 29th Feb    10.00 – 15.00 10.00 – 15.00
5 7th Mar No Session 10.00 – 15.00
6 14th Mar 10.00 – 15.00 10.00 – 15.00
7 21st Mar 10.00 – 15.00 10.00 – 15.00
8 28th Mar 10.00 – 15.00 10.00 – 15.00
9 4th April 10.00 – 15.00 10.00 – 15.00

Cost for Term 2 in 2020

  • Kayaking Essentials – €90 per term
  • Kayaking Progression – €225 per term

(Includes all tuition, equipment use and in course travel)

 

Book

 

Contact trainingcentre@canoe.ie or call 085 8508025 for further details

What to bring

The Training Centre will supply all the kayaking gear. Students need to bring 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

Children must be signed in and out of the Academy every day by a parent or guardian