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Introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding

18 August @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Venue/ Title of trip: Introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding
Date: 18/08/2019
Trip Leader: Claire Hardwick
BSUPA level one instructor claire.hardwick@adventuredolphin.co.uk
Activity / Description of the Trip: The aim is to give participants all the essential skills to be able to use a Stand Up Paddleboard effectively and safely on flat water in sheltered conditions.
We are running a 90 minute session, which will include introduction to the equipment, clothing and buoyancy aids. We will then take the SUPs to the water and introduce participants to essential skills.
If you have tried this before, we are happy for you to return to improve your skills.
Sorry, this is NOT suitable for under 10 years old or under 1.3metres tall. For minors under the age of 12, parents or another appointed adult are required to be present at the centre or the riverbank.
Craft: Stand Up Paddleboards
Environment: Very Sheltered Water on the Thames at Pangbourne
Type of Paddle: Skills Instruction
Pre-requisites : No prior experience is needed
Who is leading the activities? : Claire Hardwick
Additional Leaders or coaches : TBC
Maximum number of participants: 8
Minimum number in group: 2
Plan B: This activity will be cancelled if we have poor weather conditions, such as very strong winds.
Meeting Time : 9:30, with the aim of being ready to start at 10
Meeting Location: Dolphin House
Finish Time : 12:00.
Transport details: This Activity will be based at Adventure dolphin
Equipment needed: It is very likely that you will fall into the water. Please wear light weight sports clothing and either a pair of trainers or beach shoes, that you do not mind getting wet. It is advisable to remove jewellery and watches. If you wear glasses, it is useful to wear a retainer strap to avoid accidental loss. We have light weight wind proof tops available which are useful to help keep you warm, when you get wet. If you have one, it may be worth wearing a wetsuit. Please bring a change of clothes with you. There are changing rooms and showers at the club house.

AD Medical and Consent form should be completed and handed to trip leader at the meeting point.
Participants under 18 must have form signed by parent or guardian.

Potential Cost : £20 for Adventure Dolphin Members

£40 for non-members

Submitted by: Claire Hardwick
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18 August
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Claire Hardwick


Adventure Dolphin
Reading, Berks RG8 7DA
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