Hengistbury Head BCU1* Start (Adult)

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Hengistbury Head BCU1* Start (Adult)

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Course Details

This is an ideal course for those with little or no experience of kayaking and canoeing. During your one day introduction you will get the opportunity to try different boats and take a short journey up the river.

The practical nature of the course gives a thorough introduction to paddlesports while working towards the BCU1* qualification, which is normally achievable within the period of the course.

Information & Support

Experience required: None

This course is suitable for those aged 16+. 

The Centre has a team of experienced staff, who will guide you through these early stages of kayaking and canoeing.  The shallow waters of Christchurch Harbour make it an ideal place to learn.

Course fees & Duration

There is a cost of £70 for this one day course. 

Available dates and locations

Code Location Date Day Time Contact
Code: LHHFC040 Location: Hengistbury Outdoor Centre Please contact us to register your interest for the next available start date. Day: Various Time: Various Contact: 01202 425173

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enrol on a course?

To enrol please call one of the numbers below or print and complete an enrolment form then pop it in the post.

Brockenhurst or Lymington courses 01590 679457

New Milton or Ringwood courses 01590 625222

Can I start the course part way through?

For some courses, this may be possible.  Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk to confirm.

What do you define as a 'beginner'?

Beginner is someone who has little or no knowledge of the subject area.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'intermediate'?

Intermediate is for those who have completed a beginners course with us or have some knowledge of the subject but would like to learn more.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'advanced'?

Advanced for those who have completed an intermediate course with us or are proficient in the subject.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

Are there any age restrictions (young/old)?

Students need to be 19 years old or over.

There is no upper age limit.

What should I take with me on the day?

Please see ‘Information & Support’ within each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

How much does the course cost?

The cost of each course will be displayed on each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

Can I pay for the course in instalments?

Each course needs to be paid in full before the start of the course.

Are there any concessions available?

Reduced fees may apply for those on specific benefits.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for more details.