Kayaking + Canoeing Courses

Canoeing and Kayaking Courses at Shielbaggan OEC
Kayaking and Canoeing Courses

Shielbaggan OEC provides Kayaking Skills Courses up to Level 4 Proficiency and River safety Rescue courses. Check out our Training Calendar here for courses.

Kayaking CoursesLevel 1 Kayak Skills
These Irish Canoe Union approved and certified courses run over 1 or 2 days and take place at a number of locations around the South East. Level 1 Courses are suitable for complete beginners and will give you all the skills needed to paddle on flat water.

Level 2 Kayak Skills
These Irish Canoe Union approved and certified courses run over 2 days and take place at a number of locations around the county. Level 2 Course are suitable for people with a little experience or a level 1 course and will give you all the skills needed to safely paddle on flat water, including basic rescues.

Level 3 Kayak Skills
This course introduces paddlers to moving water skills and consists of two days training followed by a 1 Day assessment. Previous experience to Level 2 standard is required (or proven considerable kayaking experience).

Level 4 Kayak Skills

Are run on demand. Contact our office for further information
For instructor training courses please contact the office for further information.

SEA KAYAKING COURSE

Sea kayaking

Shielbaggan have 16 expedition sea kayaks ready to go. A programme of sea kayaking training courses can be found on the website, so please contact the office to register your interest here >>>

 

CANOE COURSES

Shielbaggan OEC provides canoeing Skills Courses up to Level 4 Proficiency and River safety Rescue courses.

Level 1 Canoe Skills
These Irish Canoe Union approved and certified courses run over 1 or 2 days and take place at a number of locations around the South East. Level 1 Courses are suitable for complete beginners and will give you all the skills needed to paddle on flat water.

Level 2 Canoe Skills
These Irish Canoe Union approved and certified courses run over 2 days and take place at a number of locations around the county. Level 2 Course are suitable for people with a little experience or a level 1 course and will give you all the skills needed to safely paddle on flat water, including basic rescues

Level 3 Canoe Skills
This course introduces paddlers to moving water skills and consists of two days training followed by a 1 Day assessment. Previous experience to Level 2 standard is required (or proven considerable Canoeing experience).

Level 4 Canoe Skills
These courses are run on demand. Please contact our office for further information here >>>


For instructor training courses please contact the office for further information here >>>