Hengistbury Head BCU2* Improve (Adult)

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Hengistbury Head BCU2* Improve (Adult)

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Course Details

If you have already paddled an open canoe, a sit-on-top or even a sea kayak, this two day course will introduce you to a wide range of craft and allow you to practise techniques in both canoe and kayak.

It will enable you to become a more confident paddler, able to use a variety of techniques to skilfully manoeuvre different types of boats in all flat water situations.

The course works towards the BCU2* which will allow you to take part in more exciting adventures in your canoe or kayak as part of a group.

Information & Support

Experience required: BCU1*

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 £120 for this 2 day course. 

Available dates and locations

Code Location Date Day Time Contact
Code: LHHFC041 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.