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.

Types 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

Course Duration

  • 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

Course Duration

  • 5 Hours


  • €80 per person, minimum of 4 participants

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 committing 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

Email trainingcentre@canoe.ie