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Introduction to Stand Up Paddling

30 September @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Venue/ Title of trip: Introduction to Stand Up Paddling
Date: 30/09/2018
Trip Leader: Brenda Rohweder
BSUPA Level One instructor, British Canoeing level two coach.
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 two 90 minute sessions, 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. Each session is booked individually and for up to seven people in one session.
If you have tried stand up paddling before, we are happy for you to return to improve your skills.
Craft: General purpose Inflatable Stand Up paddleboards
Enviroment: Sheltered Water
Type of Paddle: Introduction for beginners and improvers
Pre-requisites : None other than be prepared to get wet.
Who is leading the activities? : Brenda Rohweder
Additional Leaders or coaches : Claire Hardwick
Maximum number of participants: 7
Minimum number in group: 2
Plan B: The session will only be cancelled if any significant developments occur, such as Instructor illness or if the weather or river conditions make this activity very unpleasant or unsafe.
Meeting Time : Session One – 1300 Session Two – 1500
Meeting Location: Adventure Dolphin
Finish Time : Session One 14.30 and Session Two 16.30
Transport details: n/a
Potential Cost : £35 for Non Adventure Dolphin members, £20 for Adventure Dolphin members
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.
Submitted by: Claire Hardwick


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30 September
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Brenda Rohweder


Adventure Dolphin
Reading, Berks RG8 7DA
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