British Canoeing Paddle Explorer Award (2*)

BC Paddle Explorer.  The First Step In The Personal Performance Awards

An improvement award and is your starting point that helps paddlers develop fundamental paddle sport skills on flat water. The emphasis is on gaining a breadth of experience, creating the desired movement of the boat and developing an understanding into how the paddle, boat and water interact. Although the strokes may not be technically perfect, they should move the boat in the intended manner.   We can also explorer other paddling crafts, like white water boats and open canoes.

This course is performed on sheltered waters, and is ultimately designed to get you moving in the right direction with your new paddling skills and to put the fun and confidence into paddling.

Your Explore Award gives you ownership; allowing you to choose where you move next in the world of paddlesport. Working with a coach you will be able to develop a program that suits what you need. Learning to make confident choices with this individualized approach. Recognizing your ability to independently paddle your chosen craft in a sheltered water environment.

Please check our calendar for course all season long.


Course Cost $150.00/pp


Imprinting The Low Brace Position

BCU 2 Star Course in Connecticut and Southeastern New England