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Taster Session 2pm, 14th July

Thames Ditton
sup - Up to 8 people

Description

This is a Taster Session to give people new to the sport of Paddle Boarding a try out of paddling on a board and hopefully standing up. You will be given safety instructions and river knowledge. The equipment and how to use it will be described.

What to bring

No specialist clothing is required. In warm weather, ordinary gym gear will be fine (shorts/leggings/T-shirt/sweatshirt), with old sandals or trainers you don't mind getting wet. Or you can get cheap neoprene wet shoes from most large supermarkets.


In colder weather, a wetsuit or drysuit would be advisory.


Always bring a towel and a change of clothes just in case you go in during the paddle boarding session.




Physical requirements

You should have a reasonable balance and a sense of adventure.

Itinerary

You will be given a buoyancy aid, the board and paddle, shown how to use it. You will be taught about safety and how the river works, all before entering the water. On the water you will put into practice what you learn on land. Hopefully, within the hour, you will be standing up, paddling and having a lot of fun!

Cancellations

Standard: Guaranteed full refund if cancelling 72h prior.

You will be entitled to a full refund under the following circumstances:

  • If your booking is under £200 and you cancelled at least a full 24h prior to the activity start time.
  • If your booking is over £200 and you cancelled at least a full 72h prior to the activity start time.
  • If the centre cancels the activity at any time.

If the conditions on the day aren’t ideal but the activity is still taking place, refunds & rescheduling will only be provided under special circumstance

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Where we'll meet

We meet on Ditton Beach. Please park responsibly in Aragon Avenue or surrounding roads. A short walk might be required to get to the beach.

DPB - Thames Ditton
£18 for adults

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