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Kayaking & Canoeing

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Kayaking & Canoeing

See the world by water

Kayaking and Canoeing on the beautiful Mote Park Lake, based in Maidstone, Kent, UK.

Mote Park Watersports Centre offer some great British Canoeing courses to get you started Kayaking and Canoeing, from sea kayaking, river canoeing, to play boating and touring kayaking.

NEW for 2019 - British Canoeing Instructor Award and the NEW personal performance awards. Please contact the centre for more information. 

Available Courses

Scouting Paddle Sports Badge

Scouting Paddle Sports Badge

See costing under the level you require Beavers to Explorers

Our courses with the paddle power scheme run alongside the scouting movement's Paddle Sports Staged Activity Badges.

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British Canoeing Paddlesport Instructor Course

British Canoeing Paddlesport Instructor Course

£155

The course is open to all British Canoeing members aged 14 and over and the only prerequisites are British Canoeing membership, registration and FSRT. 

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Paddle Discover

Paddle Discover

£58 Youth 8-16 Youth
£72 Adult 16+ Adult

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


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Paddle Explore

Paddle Explore

£58 Youth 8-16 Youth
£72 Adult 16+ Adult

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


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Paddlesport Activity Assistant Award

Paddlesport Activity Assistant Award

£90 All
Free After volunteering for at least 3 months at Mote Park Watersports Centre. T&C's apply.

The Paddlesport Activity Assistant supports the delivery of paddlesport activities by developing volunteers. 


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FSRT (Foundation Safety and Rescue Training)

FSRT (Foundation Safety and Rescue Training)

£59 per person

A British Canoeing course in safety in Paddlesports Craft. A day of fun and enjoyment on the water while learning. 


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Pool Sessions and Rolling Clinic

Pool Sessions and Rolling Clinic

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A rolling session where you can learn different methods of rolling a kayak. 

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General Hire

General Hire

£7 half hour
£10 one hour
£3 if you have your own craft

 Kayaks and Canoes are available for hire for all the family. 

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Towing Clinic

Towing Clinic

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Learn a range of paddlesport craft towing methods.

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Activities, Hire & Lessons

Enjoy some relaxed kayaking and canoeing with family and friends, or get some one-on-one tuition to improve your skill!

One-on-one Tuition

£45 per hour
£199 per day (5 hours)

A tailored teaching experience by fully qualified coach to suit anyone's needs.  

Activity Session

Schools £8 per person per hour
Youth Groups £7 per person per hour

Assumed Knowledge: None or little knowledge/ experience

Equipment Used: Full range of Dagger and Old Town crafts used with paddles and buoyancy aids.

Instructor Qualifications: BCU Coach, First Aid, DBS checked, fully insured.

Minimum Duration: 1 hour taster sessions up to 1 day course (10am-4pm lunch 1 hour)

Minimum Age: 8-16 Youth, `16+ Adult

Activity Content: Basic fundamentals of paddling combined with some fun and games. 

Ability after activity: Basic paddling ability and understanding on how the chosen craft works.


Kayak Plastic repairs

£20

If your boat needs repairing please contact us here at Mote Park Watersports and we can repair it for you. 

Kit Float Testing

£10

Here at Mote Park Watersports Centre we can float test your kit if required. 

Please contact the centre for more information.

Kit Servicing

£10

We can service your paddling kit if you require this.

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