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KEW Doggy Paddle

London

Bring your dog on board! This group trip is for doggy's (and their owners).


This is a great trip to introduce your pup to SUP with other like minded dogs (and people).


We will be going out at Low tide - the last of the outgoing tide where there is less flow in the river and lots of foreshore (beach) for the dogs to get out where necessary. We won't plan to go too far from base so don't worry if you aren't sure how your dog will take to it. We will ease them into it slowly from the bank whilst giving the humans some on land training on how to paddle and self rescue as adding a dog to your board does make it a little bit less stable!


PLEASE NOTE YOU WILL NEED TO PURCHASE YOUR OWN PFD (PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICE) FOR YOUR DOG BEFORE THE SESSION.

What to bring

You will need to purchase a PFD for your dog before the session.


You can bring water and treats with you on board.


A change of clothes in case you take a dip and a towel to dry your furry friend.


Try to arrive 'ready to go' if possible.

What to wear/bring?

Remember to check weather forecast and dress accordingly.

In warm weather (spring/summer):

  1. gym/jogging type quick drying 'technical' clothing
  2. footwear is essential - neoprene/water shoes are best, if not a spare pair of trainers or old sandals (with a heel strap) will do. Your feet will get wet! NO FLIP FLOPS (you may lose them in the water and the river mud)
  3. change of clothes and a towel just in case you take a little dip during your SUP lesson
  4. extra layers to put on after the activity (exercise makes us feel a bit chilly after)
  5. waterproof case for your phone if you are planning to take it on water with you
  6. retainers for your glasses/sunglasses (don't lose them!)
  7. wetsuits are available on site if required
  8. sunscreen is a MUST in the summer even on an overcast day.
  9. make sure you arrive HYDRATED to your session (please start drinking water 1- 2 hrs before your session and drink plenty of water!)

Where can I leave my belongings?

There are no lockers on site but personal belongings (in a bag) can be left in the arches.

Requirements

A certain level of flexibility to stand up but you may spend a bit more time on your knees than usual depending on how fidgety your dog is.


We don't have any trained dog handlers just enthusiastic coaches - some of who have their own dogs.

Itinerary

We will start with a land based safety briefing and on land lesson before getting the dogs associated with the boards and setting off for a short journey with the tide up towards Barnes and back.

£59 for adults
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Cancellations

Free flexible rescheduling of sessions with 5 days notice

We understand circumstances change and you may wish to change the date/time of your session. We offer flexible rescheduling. Refunds minus admin/coaching fee will only be considered in unprecedented circumstances.


Flexible rescheduling:

  1. first reschedule is FREE if email request to reschedule is submitted 5 days before the session's start; every subsequent reschedule will be subject to £15 admin fee
  2. reschedule request submitted less than 5 days but more than 72hrs in advance will be subject to £15 admin fee
  3. reschedule request submitted more than 24hrs but less than 72hrs will be subject to 50% charge of the value of the session
  4. reschedule request submitted less than 24hrs is treated as 'cancelled on the day' and full charges apply; partial refunds or credit vouchers for parts of payment can be offered only in exceptional circumstances and depending on the session type

All requests to reschedule must be submitted by email to: info@active360.co.uk


CANCELLATIONS AND/OR CHANGES MADE BY ACTIVE360


1. Cancellations by Active360 

We very rarely need to cancel or postpone sessions due to inclement weather, adverse river conditions or circumstances beyond our control e.g. unexpected river closures, red flag warnings etc. In such situations we will offer an alternative day/time at no extra charge accommodating your requirements as much as possible or a credit note for future booking if you are unable to make immediate alternative plans.  

Refunds will be considered in some circumstances but these are only made on individual basis.  

Weather conditions in the UK are changeable and we are used to operating in various conditions. When the conditions are not favourable we may contact you in advance to see whether you still wish to continue with your booking or you would rather postpone. 

We are not able to accommodate customers’ weather preferences and we have run some of our best and memorable sessions in challenging conditions e.g. rain and/or wind. 

Please share your concerns with us and we will be happy to discuss with you and make any reasonable adjustments to ensure you have an enjoyable experience.  

* All our business clients are advised to take out insurance against cancellation of event. Individual clients may wish to consider exploring this option. 

2. Changes to group sessions by Active360

Active360 reserves the right to reschedule timetabled group sessions due to low client demand (min. number of participants not reached) or instructor unavailability. Alternative dates will always be offered to customers at no extra charge. 


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