Erne Paddlers / CANI Programme

July Programme 2019

 

 

INDEX (Click to jump to section)

TASTER SESSIONS  1

WEEKDAY DAYTIME COURSES AND TRIPS  1

WEEKDAY EVENING COURSES  1

WEEKEND TRIPS, COURSES AND EVENTS  1

COURSES FOR COACHES, LEADERS AND VOLUNTEERS  1

FURTHER INFORMATION   1

 

Please note: Don’t worry if you have missed the first week of a course. You can join in anytime.

Update: Every course still has at least a place or two on it.

Fun And Frolics for the Kids This Summer 

Course Title

Days, Dates, Times & Venue

About the Course

 

Booking, Payment, Contact info

Summer Scheme

 

Monday to Friday

 

Dates:

Mon 12 to Fri 16 Aug

 

Times:

AM Course

9.45am to 12.15pm

 

PM Course

12.45pm to 3.15pm

(Note the afternoon session we expect will be a repeat of the morning session as we expect most will only book onto 1 session – only book both if you are happy with similar sessions)

    

Location:

Lakeland Forum Canoe Steps

 

 

For full info please see here:

https://ernepaddlers.org.uk/ep-summer-scheme-2019/

 

These sessions are open to all between the ages of 8yrs and 14yrs and can be tailored to all abilities.

 

This is a great way to give paddlesport a go in a fun safe and supportive environment.  Ideal for beginners and no special equipment or clothing is needed – we can supply all the essentials you need. We will have our friendly, experienced and qualified staff on hand to make sure you have a great time on the water.  Club representatives will also be available so you can find out more about Erne Paddlers and how to join.

 

    

Members Price

£50/£95/£135 for 1/2/3 siblings for either morning or afternoon session if paid online in advance.

£65 per person for payment after the start date

£15 per person online payment single session rate

 

 

Non-members Price

£70/£135/£195 for 1/2/3 siblings for either morning or afternoon session if paid online in advance.

£85 for payment after the start date.

£20 per session online payment single session rate

Booking:

Please fill in the quick online form linked below.  Booking is essential and this is the only way to book.

 

 http://bit.ly/EP-SummerScheme-2019-booking-form

 

Contact:

Please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk if you have any questions or problems booking.

    

    

BKA/EP Junior Polo Summer Training Programme Summer 2019

Thursdays

 

Dates:

 

Aug 8th/15th/22nd/29th

 

8 sessions

 

Time: 5pm to 7pm

    

Location:

Lakeland Forum Canoe Steps

 

We are excited to partner with Belfast kayak Academy for this 4 week Canoe Polo Course 🙂

 

This is for 10 to 14 year old bys and girls and no previous paddling experience is required.

 

We have an international canoe polo coach coming down each week to introduce the fantastic and fun skills of this great game.

 

Erne Paddlers runs regular canoe coachign and games so participants can join the club and keep playing year round if they wish.

 

Price per session is £8 or £25 for the whole course.

 

 

Please follow this link to book:

Canoe Polo Booking link

 

For more info please contact:

ruth@belfastkayakacademy.com / 07821495041

or

harry@ernepaddlers.org.uk / 07808649173

 

TASTER SESSIONS

Course Title

Days, Dates, Times & Venue

About the Course

 

Booking, Payment, Contact info

Friends and Family Day

 

Saturday

 

Date:

27th July 2019

 

Times:

2pm to 5pm

 

 

Location:

Lakeland Forum Canoe Steps

 

 

This is a taster sessions are open to all ages and abilities.

 

This is a great way to give paddlesport a go in a fun safe and supportive environment.  Ideal for beginners and no special equipment or clothing is needed – we can supply all the essentials you need. We will have our friendly, experienced and qualified staff on hand to make sure you have a great time on the water.  Club representatives will also be available so you can find out more about Erne Paddlers and how to join.

 

Meet at 2pm for warm up games, paddle round Enniskillen (Ireland’s only island town) in a variety of craft (sit-on-tops, canoes, kayaks, paddle boards) and relax after with something from the BBQ!!

 

Booking essential.

 

Members Price

£5 per person per session

 

Non-members Price

£10 per person per session

10% family discount available for 2 or more family members.

Booking:

Please fill in the quick online form linked below.  Booking is essential and this is the only way to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-July-2019-booking-form

 

Contact:

Please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk if you have any questions or problems booking.

     

 

WEEKDAY DAYTIME COURSES AND TRIPS

Course Title

Days, Dates & Times

About the Course

 

Booking, Payment, Contact info

No Work Wednesdays

 

 

Wednesdays

 

Times:

10 AM to 12 PM


Dates:

17, 24, 31 July

(3 trips)

(See August link here for course dates beyond July bookable separately)

 

 

Location:

Various locations – Lough Erne

Open to all (not just club members)

Like our “Love to Paddle” trips, these will be enjoyable, daytime, social paddles for those that like to get their exercise on the water, while taking in the great views from our blueways. Run by our experienced, qualified and friendly coaches, these will be guided trips with coaching as needed, including advice on efficient paddling and paddling for fitness. Suitable for those who have completed a “Learn to Paddle” course or have already done a little bit of paddling. All paddling equipment (except clothes/wetsuits) provided.

 

Price:

Member rates:

£25 – discounted rate for booking all 3 trips

£9 – per session, single session rate

                 

Non-Member rates

Single session rate (if space available – booking essential), £15pp

 

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

 

Please note that this is the price due before the start of the course (online payment via teamer.net).

Your place will not be secured until both booking form and payment is received.

Late payments will result in an administration fee.

Booking:

Please fill in the quick online form linked below.  Booking is essential and this is the only way to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-July-2019-booking-form

 

Contact:

Please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk if you have any questions or problems booking.

 

 

WEEKDAY EVENING COURSES

Course Title

Days, Dates & Times

About the Course

 

Booking, Payment, Contact info

Learn to Paddle

Mondays

 

Dates:

8,15,22,29 July

(See August link here for course dates beyond July bookable separately)

(4 sessions)

 

Times:

7 to 8 PM

 

Location:

Lakeland Forum Canoe Steps

Open to all (not just club members)

This is our course for those wanting to try out paddling for the first time – no experience necessary. Great for building confidence in an enjoyable step by step way, guided by our experienced, friendly and qualified coaches. All equipment provided (except for wetsuits). We aim to help you build a strong foundation of fundamental kayaking skills that will enable you to enjoy paddling and improving as you move on to the river, sea, surf, polo and more!

 

Price:

Member rates for 4 sessions:

£25 discounted rate 1 member

£45 discounted rate 2 family members

£65 discounted rate 3 family members

£85 discounted rate 4 family members

£8 single session rate – if space available (booking essential)

                 

Non-Member rates:

£45 for all 4 lessons, including discounted first year membership

£15pp Single session rate (if space available – booking essential)

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

                                    

Please note that this is the price due before the start of the course (online payment via teamer.net).

Your place will not be secured until both booking form and payment is received.

Late payments will result in an administration fee.

Booking:

Please fill in the quick online form linked below.  Booking is essential and this is the only way to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-July-2019-booking-form

 

Contact:

Please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk if you have any questions or problems booking.

 

Progress Your Paddling

 

    

    

 

Mondays

 

Dates:

8,15,22,29 July

(See August link here for course dates beyond July bookable separately)

(4 sessions)

 

Times:

7 to 8 PM

 

Location:

Lakeland Forum Canoe Steps

Open to all (not just club members)

 

Progressive skills coaching in kayak (mostly) and canoes, working on flat water skills, preventing capsize, supports, rolling and rescues. This course leads on from the pool-based Monday night course or out outside “Learn to Paddle” course – developing the basic skills and allowing you to feel really confident and fully enjoy or lake, sea and river trips.

 

 

Price:

Member rates for 4 sessions:

£25 discounted rate 1 member

£45 discounted rate 2 family members

£65 discounted rate 3 family members

£85 discounted rate 4 family members

 

£8 single session rate – if space available (booking essential)

                 

Non-Member rates:

£45 for all 4 lessons, including discounted first year membership

£15pp Single session rate (if space available – booking essential)

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

                                    

Please note that this is the price due before the start of the course (online payment via teamer.net).

Your place will not be secured until both booking form and payment is received.

Late payments will result in an administration fee.

Booking:

Please fill in the quick online form linked below.  Booking is essential and this is the only way to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-July-2019-booking-form

 

Contact:

Please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk if you have any questions or problems booking.

 

Leader Development Course

 

    

 

Mondays

 

Dates:

8,15,22,29 July

(See August link here for course dates beyond July bookable separately)

(4 sessions)

 

Times:

7 to 8 PM

 

Location:

Lakeland Forum Canoe Steps

Open to all (not just club members)

 

This is a development programme for young people (14+) and adults, who enjoy their paddling and want to build skills and experience, so they can help on club activities, log volunteering hours (UCAS points) and gain internationally recognised vocational canoeing qualifications.

 

Including skills, safety and rescue coaching towards personal paddling awards and the prerequisites for internationally recognised leadership and coaching qualifications and an introduction to leadership and coaching theory and practice. Coached and mentored by our well qualified and experienced coach educator.

 

Coaching qualification pre-requisite courses skills included in this programme – assessments to be organised in Sept programme: FSRT (safety and rescue), First Aid, Safeguarding, etc will be organized to suit the availability of the participants in preparation for Paddlesport Leader and Instructor courses in the Autumn.

 

We have a small cohort already working towards their first qualifications and we welcome more people to join in. Please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

 

Price:

Member rates: £2 per session (expectation that you assist the coaches as well as getting skills and leadership coaching)

                 

Non-Member rates as for member as membership will be required for this (discounted first year youth membership £15)

 

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

 

Please note that this is the price due before the start of the course (online payment via teamer.net).

Your place will not be secured until both booking form and payment is received.

Late payments will result in an administration fee.

Booking:

Please fill in the quick online form linked below.  Booking is essential and this is the only way to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-July-2019-booking-form

 

Contact:

Please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk if you have any questions or problems booking.

 

Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)

 

Wednesdays

 

Dates:

10,17,24,31 July

(See August link here for course dates beyond July bookable separately)

 

(4 trips)

    

Times:

7 to 8 PM

 

Location:

Lakeland Forum Canoe Steps

Open to all (not just club members)

Take part in the fast-growing sport of SUP. SUPer fun and a great way to exercise and get out on the water and take in the sights. These will be fun, coached sessions with journeys, forward paddling tips and games,
yoga and more.
Suitable for all abilities.
Adults only
We provide all the equipment needed (except wetsuits).

 

Price:

Member rates for 4 sessions:

£25 discounted rate 1 member

£45 discounted rate 2 family members

£65 discounted rate 3 family members

£85 discounted rate 4 family members

                 

Non-Member rates:

£45 for all 4 lessons, including discounted first year membership

£15pp Single session rate (if space available – booking essential)

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

                                    

Please note that this is the price due before the start of the course (online payment via teamer.net).

Your place will not be secured until both booking form and payment is received.

Late payments will result in an administration fee.

Booking:

Please fill in the quick online form linked below.  Booking is essential and this is the only way to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-July-2019-booking-form

 

Contact:

Please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk if you have any questions or problems booking.

 

Senior Polo

(age 14+ with previous experience)

 

 

Thursdays

 

Dates:

4,11,18,25 July

(See August link here for course dates beyond July bookable separately)

 

4 sessions

 

 

Times:

7 to 9 PM

 

Location:

Lakeland Forum Canoe Steps

Open to all (not just club members)

Polo is super fun team sport, like basketball in kayaks!
It’s a fantastic way to improve your confidence and skills and is coached in a fun progressive way by our qualified, friendly and experienced coaches.
We provide all the equipment needed (except wetsuits).
This is for 14yrs+ paddlers with previous experience of playing polo.

 

Price:

Member rates for 4 sessions:

£25 discounted rate 1 member

£45 discounted rate 2 family members

£65 discounted rate 3 family members

£85 discounted rate 4 family members

£8 single session rate

 

                              

Non-Member rates:

£45 for all 4 lessons, including discounted first year membership

£15pp Single session rate (if space available – booking essential)

                                    

Please note that this is the price due before the start of the course (online payment via teamer.net).

Your place will not be secured until both booking form and payment is received.

Late payments will result in an administration fee.

Booking:

Please fill in the quick online form linked below.  Booking is essential and this is the only way to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-July-2019-booking-form

 

Contact:

Please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk if you have any questions or problems booking.

 

Inclusive Sessions

 

 

Thursdays

 

Dates:

4,11,18,25 July

(See August link here for course dates beyond July bookable separately)

 

4 sessions

 

Times:

7 to 8 PM

 

Location:

Lakeland Forum Canoe Steps

This is an excellent opportunity for families to paddle together in a variety of crafts. Uniquely designed to cater for those with and without physical/ learning/ extra needs. This course will be coached by our friendly, experienced and disability (PaddleAbility) trained and experienced coaches. 

 

 

Contact:

Please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for further information.

 

Price:

Member rates for 4 sessions:

£25 discounted rate 1 member

£45 discounted rate 2 family members

£65 discounted rate 3 family members

£85 discounted rate 4 family members

 

£10 single session rate – if space available (booking essential)

                              

Non-Member rates:

£45 for all 4 lessons, including discounted first year membership

£15pp Single session rate (if space available – booking essential)

                                    

Please note that this is the price due before the start of the course (online payment via teamer.net).

Your place will not be secured until both booking form and payment is received.

Late payments will result in an administration fee.

 

Booking:

Please fill in the quick online form linked below.  Booking is essential and this is the only way to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-July-2019-booking-form

 

Contact:

Please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk if you have any questions or problems booking.

 

 

Family Paddlepower

Fridays

 

Dates:

5,12,19,26 July

 4 sessions

 

(See August link here for course dates beyond July bookable separately)

 

 

Times:

7 to 8 PM

 

Location:

Lakeland Forum Canoe Steps

Open to all (not just club members)

 

Fun and games for all the family!  For families and individual adults and children.


Coached by our friendly, experienced and qualified coaches, in a safe and progressive way using a range of “games with aims” – you’ll be having so much fun, you won’t even know you are learning 🙂
Including Paddle-Power coaching and certificates (small fee for books if they don’t already have them).
Best for children and parents with some experience already, e.g.  having completed a “Learn to Paddle” course or similar or more. Individual children and adults welcome.  All paddling kit (except clothing/wetsuits) can be provided.

 

Price:

Member rates:

Member rates for 4 sessions:

£25 discounted rate 1 member

£45 discounted rate 2 family members

£65 discounted rate 3 family members

£85 discounted rate 4 family members

 

                 

Non-Member rates:

£45 for all 4 lessons, including discounted first year membership

£15pp Single session rate (if space available – booking essential)

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

                                    

Please note that this is the price due before the start of the course (online payment via teamer.net).

Your place will not be secured until both booking form and payment is received.

Late payments will result in an administration fee.

Booking:

Please fill in the quick online form linked below.  Booking is essential and this is the only way to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-July-2019-booking-form

 

Contact:

Please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk if you have any questions or problems booking.

 

 

WEEKEND TRIPS, COURSES AND EVENTS

Course Title

Days, Dates & Times

About the Course

 

Booking, Payment, Contact info

Love to Paddles

 

 

 

Saturdays

 

Dates:

Sat 7 July

 

Time:

10 to 12noon

 

Location: Various Lough Erne venues

 

For other Saturday paddles:

Sat 13 – Sea trip (see below)

Sat 20 – Mystery Paddle (see below)

Sat 27 – F&F day (see above)

 

(See August link here for course dates beyond July bookable separately)

 

Open to all (not just club members)

 

Enjoyable, social paddles on the lake for those that like to get their exercise on the water, while taking in the great views of our lakeland. Run by our experienced, qualified and friendly coaches, these will be guided trips with coaching as needed, including advice on efficient paddling and paddling for fitness. Suitable for those who have paddled a little before and have completed a Learn to Paddle course with us. All paddling equipment (except clothes/wetsuits) provided.

 

Price:

Member rates per session:

£10/£18/£27 for 1/2/3 family members (other options available on request)

 

Non-Member rates

Single session rate, £20pp

 

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

 

Please note that this is the price due before the start of the course (online payment via teamer.net).

Your place will not be secured until both booking form and payment is received.

Late payments will result in an administration fee.

Booking:

Please fill in the quick online form linked below.  Booking is essential and this is the only way to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-July-2019-booking-form

 

Contact:

Please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk if you have any questions or problems booking.

 

Sea Kayak Trips

Saturdays

 

Dates:

13th July Rosbeg to Portnoo (or reverse TBC)

 

Times:

10am to 1pm

 

 

(See August link here for course dates beyond July bookable separately)

 

 

Open to all (not just club members)

 

Enjoyable, social, easy sea kayak paddles on the Donegal coast for those that like to get their exercise on the water, while taking in the great views of our coastline. Run by our experienced, qualified and friendly coaches, these will be guided trips with coaching as needed, including advice on efficient paddling and maneuvering. Suitable for those who have paddled sea kayaks before or have already taken part in our No Work Weds or Love to Paddles in Sea Kayaks. All paddling equipment (except clothes/wetsuits) provided.

 

Price:

Member rates per session:

£20/£35/£50 for 1/2/3 family members (other options available on request)

 

Non-Member rates

Single session rate, £30pp

 

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

 

Please note that this is the price due before the start of the course (online payment via teamer.net).

Your place will not be secured until both booking form and payment is received.

Late payments will result in an administration fee.

 

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

 

Please note that this is the price due before the start of the course (online payment via teamer.net).

Your place will not be secured until both booking form and payment is received.

Late payments will result in an administration fee.

Booking:

Please fill in the quick online form linked below.  Booking is essential and this is the only way to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-July-2019-booking-form

 

Contact:

Please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk if you have any questions or problems booking.

 

Junior Sea Kayak Trips!

Saturdays

 

Dates:

13th July Rosbeg to Portnoo (or reverse TBC)

 

Times:

10am to 1pm

 

 

(See August link here for course dates beyond July bookable separately)

 

 

Open to all (not just club members)

 

These will be short, easy trips in calm/harbour like  environments to give that first taste of the joy of sea kayaking to juniors!

 

Suitable for those who have paddled kayaks before or have already taken part in our skills or Paddlepower sessions. All paddling equipment (except clothes/wetsuits) provided.

 

These trips are designed to take place at the end of our club sea paddle trips above and adults can join their own kids to share the fun and learning.

 

On the water time 45 mins.

 

Price:

Member rates per session:

£5/9/14 for 1/2/3 family members (other options available on request)

– reduced rate as all kit and coaches will already be there from the adult session! The hope is that these sessions will allow for a family day out to the donegal coastline to tie in with some skills and fun on the water.

 

Non-Member rates

Single session rate, £10pp

 

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

 

Please note that this is the price due before the start of the course (online payment via teamer.net).

Your place will not be secured until both booking form and payment is received.

Late payments will result in an administration fee.

 

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

 

Please note that this is the price due before the start of the course (online payment via teamer.net).

Your place will not be secured until both booking form and payment is received.

Late payments will result in an administration fee.

Booking:

Please fill in the quick online form linked below.  Booking is essential and this is the only way to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-July-2019-booking-form

 

Contact:

Please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk if you have any questions or problems booking.

 

Mystery Paddle!

Saturday

 

Dates:

Sat 20 July

 

Times:

1 pm followed by food

 

 

(See August link here for course dates beyond July bookable separately)

 

This is a paddle and social event for current 2019 members.

 

From a mystery location(!?) within 15 mins drive of Enniskilen, we will lead two enjoyable social paddles, one in open canoes and one in our new stable touring boats.

 

This will be followed by a burger and chips and all included in the price!

 

Price:

£10pp – incudes food

 

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

 

Please note that this is the price due before the start of the course (online payment via teamer.net).

Your place will not be secured until both booking form and payment is received.

Late payments will result in an administration fee.

 

For membership info, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk

Booking:

Please fill in the quick online form linked below.  Booking is essential and this is the only way to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-July-2019-booking-form

 

Contact:

Please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk if you have any questions or problems booking.

 

 

COURSES FOR COACHES, LEADERS AND VOLUNTEERS

Course Title

Days, Dates & Times

About the Course

 

Booking, Payment, Contact info

Volunteer Paddles

    

 

Saturdays (after sea/love to paddles), Monday eves and ad hoc.

 

 

Various Locations

These are “peer paddles” for our coaches, leaders and competent volunteers, allowing our hard-working helpers regular access to club kit and enjoyable social paddles on the lake, under their own steam.

 

This is a trial programme and we hope to expand to more club members who are paddling at this level and to more venues (rivers, etc) as time goes on.

 

Session plans, logistics, designated competent leaders and suitable group members will be decided on a week by week basis.

Free for club volunteers.

 

Organised through the leaders paddles whatsapp group – if you are not in the group please ask to join.

 

Booking:

Please fill in the quick online form linked below.  Booking is essential and this is the only way to book.

 

http://bit.ly/EP-July-2019-booking-form

 

Contact:

Please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk if you have any questions or problems booking.

 

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

Courses open to the public
All our courses are open to the public. “Learn to Paddle” courses are especially geared towards beginners and those wanting to join the club. Other courses require some previous experience, either just a little (so we know you are ok to go on an easy journey) or a bit more for; sea, surf and river sessions for example. Pre-requisites (if any) are listed in the course information above. If you want help choosing the right course for you, get in touch with us at the contact info below.

 

Membership

Non-members can paddle with the club up to four times before membership is required (for insurance purposes). For beginners on one of our “Learn to Paddle” courses, discounted membership is included in the course price.  For those with previous paddling experience wanting to join in on other activities on a regular basis, please contact email@ernepaddlers.org.uk for membership info and prices.

Courses to order
If you don’t see something that suits your needs in our programme, whether you are a member or a non-member, looking to try paddling for the first time, wanting a one-off fun session for a group, or you are aiming to build the necessary skills and experience to go paddling with a group of friends, we can plan the right session, lessons or course for you.  We are happy to help 🙂 Just get in touch using the details below.

Sessions for Groups
Please keep an eye out for our upcoming courses which will be promoted soon, open to the public, for schools, youth groups, women’s groups, inclusive sessions and more.  If you are part of a school or group (birthday parties, etc)and would like to take part in paddling sessions with your friends, please get in touch at the details below.

Contact
If you are interested in finding out about the club and want to know the best option for you, whatever your experience and ability, please give Harry a call or text on 07808649173, drop him an email at
email@ernepaddlers.org.uk.  All our courses and events will be posted to our Facebook page (this can be viewed even if you are not a Facebook user)  If you want to be sure to see our posts in your newsfeed please “like” our page and click the “Following” dropdown menu and select “see first”.

    

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