Takapuna Boating Club is offering “Learn to Paddle” courses for kids aged 9-14 years, delivering Canoe Racing New Zealand’s accredited “Try Learn Explore” paddling program.
This 6-week course introduces kids to surfski paddling and teaches them the skills to paddle their surfski effectively and safely.
The program is focused on participant fun and wellbeing, learning paddling skills, and building water safety and confidence.
The course will complete the first two stages "Try" and "Learn" of Canoe Racing NZ's "Try Learn Explore" program.
Boats, paddles, and personal flotation devices (PFDs) are provided.
When: This is a 6-week course, with one 1-hour session each week.
Who: Suitable for kids aged 9-14 years. No previous paddling experience is required.
Where: Takapuna Beach in front of Takapuna Boating Club.
Cost: $130 per child for a 6-week course.
Sunday 25th February 8am-9am (3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th March & 7th April)