A basic skills award is delivered by a PA qualified Leader. The program is an introduction for people who wish to learn to paddle either a kayak on inland waterways. The course programme is designed with the aim of giving you the confidence to enjoy the excitement and challenge of paddling. You will be shown and have time to practice the basic paddle strokes for moving your craft safely and efficiently. While this course is intensive, it is not physically demanding. As the course is practically oriented, most of the course time will be spent paddling and practising paddle strokes.
After the completion of the course, a certificate will be emailed to you.
Location: Matilda Bay Boat Ramp
Time: 9am - 12pm
Equipment: You are welcome to bring your own equipment (kayak, paddle, lifejacket) however, we will provide equipment for you.