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Paddlesport Touring Leader Training

We are based in Buckinghamshire but travel to secure suitable locations.

As a Leader, you can work independently or be deployed by a club, centre or organisation to lead trips and journeys. The purpose of these trips may be wide ranging from educational experiences, social adventures or trying something new.

The Paddlesport Leader Award is open to all paddlers! The award supports your existing skills and enables you to lead fun, safe and enjoyable trips.

You can design your own learning journey, using formal and informal opportunities to develop your skills. No formal training pre request. This course will build on your skills and enable you to become aware of the Award assessment expectations. criteria.

Used by clubs, outdoor centres and organisations to support their activity delivery on mixed craft. This includes single or tandem craft. You may also be able to provide British Canoeing Awarding Body Awards and Training such as:

Personal Performance Awards – Paddle Start and Paddle Discover. Note: other experience, training or qualifications may be required.

For more information visit: https://paddlesuptraining.com/courses/paddlesport-leader-course/

We can also deliver this course at different dates and at a location to suit a pre organised group of participants. Maybe your club/society would like to put this course on for its members?

For more information please email: Thamespaddlboarding@gmail.com

What to bring

Suitable clothing and footwear for the weather and be prepared to get wet! Bring set of clothes for afterwards. Plus personal food and drink. 

Dry suits are available to hire in appropriate weather conditions.


If under 18 we will provide a parental consent form.

£220 per person

Tue 5th - Wed 6th Sep
08:30 - 17:00 every day · 12 spaces left



Cancellation Policy

We need five full days (120 hours) notice for a full refund if the customer is unable to attend. We are willing to discuss partial refunds in special situations where this minimum notice has not been provided.

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Where we'll meet

The meeting location is decided on the day.

We are based in Buckinghamshire but travel to ensure suitable conditions. More detailed information is regarding facilities on site are set out in the joining instructions. The course may be cancelled or re located, at short notice, if weather conditions are not suitable.

Thames Paddleboarding
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