Kayaking & Canoeing

British Canoe Union

Beginners 1 Star

Course Cost: £72 Adult, £58 Youth

This course aims to get you started, no experience necessary, learn the basic techniques. Mixed age course.

Course Duration: 1 Day run 9am-2pm

Age: 8-16 Youth 16+ Adult

Course Dates:Kayaking 1
K 1) February 11th and 25th
K 2) March 11th and 25th
K 3) April 8th and 22nd
K 4) May 6th and 20th
K 5) June 3rd and 17th
K 6) July 15th and 29th
K 7) August 12th and 26th
K 8) September 9th and 23rd
K 9) October 7th and 21st
K 10) November 4th and 18th

Improver 2 Star

Course Cost: £72 Adult, £58 Youth

In this course you will learn rescue techniques and new paddle strokes as well as improving on your existing skills.

Course Duration: 1 Day run 9am-2pm

Equipment used: A huge variety of Dagger crafts (including playboating, river, creek, touring, white water) Palm and Werner paddles. Old Town Canoes, Beaver paddles

Kayaking 2
Age: 8-16 Youth 16+ Adult

Free tea and coffee on all courses

Course Dates:
K 11) February 26th
K 12) March 26th
K 13) April 30th
K 14) May 28th
K 15) June 25th
K 16) July 30th
K 17) August 27th
K 18) September 23rd
K 19) October 1st
K 20) October 29th
K 21) November 26th

Sit on top Kayaking

Sit on Top Kayaks are available for hire for all the family.

Age: 10+ unless accompanied by an adult age unrestricted
Kayaking 3
Single Sit on Top:
£7 for half hour
£10 for 1 hour

Tandem Sit on Top (seating 2)
£14 for half hour
£20 for hour
Canoeing 1
Life Jackets for all are compulsory and available at no extra cost (T-shirts must be worn with these)

Suitable shoes must be worn.

Please be aware of fisherman and other lake users on Mote Park Lake

£10 deposit may be required but fully refunded, once crafts returned in suitable condition.

Pool Kayaking

Location:Maidstone Leisure Centre
Kayaking 1
Age: 8+ years

Wednesday 7.45pm -8.45pm
Saturday 7pm-8.30pm
Sunday 9am-10am

Cost: Please call Maidstone Leisure Centre

One-on-one Tuition

(Lake only)

  • £45 per hour
  • £199 per day (5 hours)