Erne Paddlers / CANI Programme for April and May 2018


Evening Courses

(Scroll down for weekend paddles and more info)


Course Title

Days, Dates & Times

About the Course


Booking and

Payment

“No Work Wednesdays!”

Paddle-Fit Trips

(Open to all, inc non-members)

Wednesdays


18 & 25 Apr

2 & 9 May


10 AM to 12 PM


4 Weeks

Like our “Love to Paddle” trips, these will be enjoyable, social paddles for those that like to get their exercise on the water, while taking in the great views from our blueways.

Run by our experienced, qualified and friendly coaches, these will be guided trips with coaching as needed, including advice on efficient paddling and paddling for fitness.

Suitable for those who have completed a “Learn to Paddle” course or have already done a little  bit of paddling. All paddling equipment (except clothes/wetsuits) provided.


Member price: £28 for the whole course for one, £50 for two family members, £70 for three. Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place. Drop-in rate (if space available - booking essential) £10pp, payable weekly.

Non-member price: fantastic value at £50 pp for the whole course. Drop-in rate (if space available - booking essential) £15pp, payable weekly.  Family rates/discounts available. Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place.


Email paulharrington@cani.org.uk or more info, to book click the link to the right.

Booking Link

https://goo.gl/XbkHbk


Payment Link

(deposit only)

http://tinyurl.com/y8tkbfa6


“Paddles Up!”

(After schools Programme)

Wednesdays


11 Apr to 23 May


4 PM


7 weeks

The Paddles Up programme is a 7-week canoeing programme targeting pre-GCSE students, culminating in a finale event at Crom, Co. Fermanagh bringing all the participating schools together for a challenge trip at the end of May.
The 6-week course will include a CANI certified skills award and have all the great benefits of outdoor recreation and challenge blended in including, building resilience and confidence, environmental awareness and working together. Fantastic value at £30 per child.


If your school is interested please email paulharrington@cani.org.uk.

For further info please email paulharrington@cani.org.uk


"Skills After School"


(After schools Youth Polo

For Beginners)


Open to all, inc non-members

Thursdays


Free taster

12 Apr


Course

19, 26 Apr

3, 10, 17  May


4 to 5 PM


5 Weeks (+1)

Learn to kayak through the fantastic and fun game of Polo. This is a super fun team sport, like basketball in kayaks!

It’s a fantastic way to improve your confidence and skills and is coached in a fun progressive way by our qualified, friendly and experienced coaches.

This is a new after schools course for 10 to 14yr olds. No paddling experience required.

We provide all the equipment needed (except wetsuits).

Come along to our free taster session on Wed 12 April


Member price: £30 for the whole course for one, £55 for two family members, £80 for three. Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place.

Non-member price: fantastic value at £45pp; includes discounted Junior club membership normally priced at £25. Family rates/discounts available. Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place.


Email paulharrington@cani.org.uk or more info, to book click the link to the right.

Booking Link

https://goo.gl/XbkHbk


Payment Link

(deposit only)

http://tinyurl.com/y8tkbfa6

Evening Senior Polo

(Open to all, inc non-members)

Thursdays


12, 19, 26 Apr

3, 10, 17  May


6 to 8 PM


6 weeks

Polo is super fun team sport, like basketball in kayaks!

It’s a fantastic way to improve your confidence and skills and is coached in a fun progressive way by our qualified, friendly and experienced coaches.

We provide all the equipment needed (except wetsuits).

This is for 16yrs+ paddlers with previous experience of playing polo.


Member price: £35 for the whole course for one, £65 for two family members, £85 for three. Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place. Drop-in rate (if space available - booking essential) £8pp, payable weekly.

Non-member price: fantastic value at £60 adult and £45 u18; includes club membership normally priced at £60/£25 (senior/junior). Family rates/discounts available. Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place. Drop-in rate £12pp, payable weekly (booking essential).


Email paulharrington@cani.org.uk or more info, to book click the link to the right.

Booking Link

https://goo.gl/XbkHbk


Payment Link

(deposit only)

http://tinyurl.com/y8tkbfa6

Inclusive Paddles

(Open to all, inc non-members)

Thursdays


12, 19, 26 Apr / 3, 10, 17, 18, 31  May


7 to 8 PM

Easy paced, short, social trips for all.  Like our “Love to Paddle” trips, these will be enjoyable, social paddles, taking in the great views from our blueways. Lead by our friendly and experienced Paddle-ability trained coaches and taking any extra needs into consideration, these will be guided journeys with coaching and paddling tips as needed.

Suitable for those who have paddled with the club before or have already done a little  bit of paddling elsewhere. All paddling equipment (except clothing/wetsuits) provided.


Member price: £45 for the whole course, £80 for two family members, £120 for three. Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place. Instalment options available. Drop-in rate (if space available - booking essential) £8pp, payable weekly.

Non-member price: fantastic value at £80 adult and £60 u18; includes club membership normally priced at £60/£25 (senior/junior). Family rates/discounts available. Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place. Drop-in rate £10pp, payable weekly (booking essential).


(LSOC athletes fee already covered for this block)


Email paulharrington@cani.org.uk or more info, to book click the link to the right.

Booking Link

https://goo.gl/XbkHbk


Payment Link

(deposit only)

http://tinyurl.com/y8tkbfa6

Youth Leader Programme

(Open to all, inc non-members)

Fridays


13, 20, 27 Apr

4 11, 18 May


4 to 6 PM


6 weeks

This is a development programme for young people, 14 years+, who enjoy their paddling and want to build skills and experience so they can help out on club activities, log volunteering hours and gain canoeing qualifications.

Including skills, safety and rescue coaching towards the prerequisites for internationally recognised leadership and coaching qualifications and an introduction to leadership and coaching theory and practice. Coached by our well qualified and experienced coach educator and coach mentor.

All paddling kit (except clothing/wetsuits) can be provided.


Member price: £24pp for the whole course for one (discounted rate for club volunteers).  Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place. Assessments and certification not included.

Non-member price: fantastic value at £60 adult and £45 u18; includes club membership normally priced at £60/£25 (senior/junior). Family rates/discounts available. Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place.


Email paulharrington@cani.org.uk or more info, to book click the link to the right.

Booking Link

https://goo.gl/XbkHbk


Payment Link

(deposit only)

http://tinyurl.com/y8tkbfa6

Family Fun with PaddlePower

(Open to all, inc non-members)


May 8-9 x 2weeks

Fridays


13, 20, 27 Apr

4 11, 18 May


7 to 8 PM


6 weeks


Fun and games for all the family!

Coached by our friendly, experienced and qualified coaches, in a safe and progressive way using a range of “games with aims” - you’ll be having so much fun, you won’t even know you are learning :)

Including PaddlePower coaching and certificates (small fee for books if they don’t already have them).

Best for children and parents with some experience already, e.g.  having completed a “Learn to Paddle” course or similar or more. Individual children and adults welcome.  All paddling kit (except clothing/wetsuits) can be provided.


Member price: £35 for the whole course for one, £65 for two family members, £85 for three. Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place. Drop-in rate (if spaces are available - booking essential)  £8pp, payable weekly.

Non-member price: fantastic value at £60 adult and £45 u18; includes club membership normally priced at £60/£25 (senior/junior). Family rates/discounts available. Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place. Drop-in rate (if spaces are available - booking essential)  £10pp, payable weekly.

Booking Link

https://goo.gl/XbkHbk


Payment Link

(deposit only)

http://tinyurl.com/y8tkbfa6

“Learn to Paddle Course”

(Club Induction)

Suitable for families

(Open to all, inc non-members)

Fridays


13, 20, 27 Apr

4 11, 18  May


7 to 8 PM


6 weeks

This is our course for those wanting to try out paddling for the first time - no experience necessary. Great for building confidence in an enjoyable step by step way, guided by our experienced, friendly and qualified coaches. All equipment provided (except for wetsuits). We aim to help you build a strong foundation of fundamental kayaking skills that will enable you to enjoy paddling and improving as you move on to the river, sea, surf, polo and more!


Non-member price: 6 week course, fantastic value at £60; includes club membership normally priced at £60. Family rates/discounts available. Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place.

Member price: £35 for the whole course for one, £65 for two family members, £85 for three family members. Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place.

Booking Link

https://goo.gl/XbkHbk


Payment Link

(deposit only)

http://tinyurl.com/y8tkbfa6



Weekend Courses, Trips and Events


Course

Days, Dates, Times and Places

About the Course


Booking and

Payment

Weekend Senior Polo

(Open to all, inc non-members)

Saturdays


14, 21, 28 Apr

5, 12  May


10 to 11:30 AM


5 weeks

Polo is super fun team sport, like basketball in kayaks!

It’s a fantastic way to improve your confidence and skills and is coached in a fun progressive way by our qualified, friendly and experienced coaches.

We provide all the equipment needed (except wetsuits).

This is for 14yrs+ paddlers with some previous experience of polo.


Member price: £30 for the whole course for one, £55 for two family members, £80 for three. Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place. Drop-in rate (if spaces are available - booking essential)  £8pp, payable weekly.

Non-member price: fantastic value at £55 adult and £40 u18; includes club membership normally priced at £60/£25. Family rates/discounts available. Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place. Drop-in rate (if spaces are available - booking essential)  £12pp, payable weekly.

Booking Link

https://goo.gl/XbkHbk


Payment Link

(deposit only)

http://tinyurl.com/y8tkbfa6

Weekend Youth Polo

(Open to all, inc non-members)

Saturdays


14, 21, 28 Apr

5, 12 May


11:30 to 12:30


5 weeks

Polo is super fun team sport, like basketball in kayaks!

It’s a fantastic way to improve your confidence and skills and is coached in a fun progressive way by our qualified, friendly and experienced coaches.

We provide all the equipment needed (except wetsuits).

This is for 10 to 14 year old paddlers with some previous experience of polo.


Member price: £30 for the whole course for one, £55 for two family members, £80 for three. Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place. Drop-in rate (if spaces are available - booking essential)  £8pp, payable weekly.

Non-member price: fantastic value £40 u18; includes club membership normally priced at £25. Family rates/discounts available. Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place. Drop-in rate (if spaces are available - booking essential)  £10pp, payable weekly.

Booking Link

https://goo.gl/XbkHbk


Payment Link

(deposit only)

http://tinyurl.com/y8tkbfa6

Love to Paddle

Multicraft Trips

(Open to all, inc non-members and other club’s members)

Saturday


14, 28 Apr

12 May


9:30 to 12:30

Three lead trips on the lake with a bit of coaching for those that want it and plenty of sightseeing and chat.  Run by our friendly, experienced and qualified leaders, we will plan this to be suitably paced with the right level of challenge to make it enjoyable for all abilities, and there will still be room for some fun and games :) These will be multi-craft journeys, so we hope you have the option to paddle the craft of your choice, seakayak, open canoe, SUP, etc (depending on ability and conditions). Suitable for those who have completed a “Learn to Paddle” course or have already done a little  bit of paddling. All paddling equipment (except clothes/wetsuits) provided.


Member price: £30pp for the three trips (includes transport of kayaks, etc), £55 for two family members, £80 for three. Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place. Single “drop-in” rate, £12 per trip.

Non-member price: £45 for the 3 trips.  Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place.  Single “drop-in” rate, £18 per trip. Discounts available for groups/families and those with their own equipment.


Email paulharrington@cani.org.uk or more info, to book click the link to the right.

Booking Link

https://goo.gl/XbkHbk


Payment Link

(deposit only)

http://tinyurl.com/y8tkbfa6

Intro and Improver Surf Day

(Open to all, inc non-members and other club’s members)

Saturday


21 Apr


9:30 to 4:30


(1.5 hr coached sessions)

Surf kayaking is awesome!

Ride the waves, build skills and confidence, great for getting your first moving water roll and much more. Coached by our encouraging, qualified and experienced surf coaches and leaders.

Suitable for paddlers first time on moving water (previous flat water experience required, including being spraydeck confident), or those with more surfing experience looking to improve. All equipment provided (except wetsuits).

There will be four time slots over the day (9:30, 11:30, 1:30 and 3:30) and this is open to all paddlers from Erne Paddlers, other clubs and non-members.


Member price: £15 plus club subs per session (for members of any CANI club).

Non-member price: £25 (plus £5 kit hire if needed) per session.  Pay only a £15pp deposit now to secure your place. Discounts available for groups/families.

Spaces limited to one time slot per person.


Email paulharrington@cani.org.uk or more info, to book click the link to the right.

Booking Link

https://goo.gl/XbkHbk


Payment Link

(deposit only)

http://tinyurl.com/y8tkbfa6

CANI Recreational Paddle

Blackwater

(Open to all, inc non-members and other club’s members)

Saturday


5 May


10 AM to 2 PM

CANI recreational paddles are suitable and open to all!


From first timers to competing professionals, we see individuals, families, clubs and paddlers of all ages and abilities taking part.


You can take in the views from a different perspective and see wildlife you wouldn’t normally experience. These social paddles offer perfect opportunities to get to know other paddlers making them ideal for individuals but also lots fun for the whole family.


They are a great way of getting outdoors, so dust down your boat and come and join us! If you don’t have a boat, open canoes and sea kayaks are available to hire from CANI (or from Erne Padders for club members as usual)


Please follow links for details on the following Recreational Paddles;


http://cani.org.uk/recreation/recreational-paddles/


Email paulharrington@cani.org.uk for more info, to book on select the correct link on right.

For non Erne Paddlers please book on here:

http://cani.org.uk/recreation/recreational-paddles/



For Erne Paddlers members, 

Booking Link

https://goo.gl/XbkHbk



Erne Paddlers

&

Row the Erne

Come and Try It

Open day

(Open to all, especially non-members!)

Saturday


19 May



Full Details coming soon.


A fun day of taster sessions for people wanting to try paddling and rowing for the first time.


Suitable for all.


Email paulharrington@cani.org.uk or more info, to book click the link to the right.

Email paulharrington@cani.org.uk for more info

Erne Paddlers

5K and 200m

Time Trials

(Open to all, inc non-members and other club’s members)

Saturday


26 May



Irish National Time Trial Championships


Details coming soon.


Email paulharrington@cani.org.uk or more info, to book click the link to the right.

Email paulharrington@cani.org.uk for more info

Courses open to the public
All our courses are open to the public. “Learn to Paddle” courses are especially geared towards beginners and those wanting to join the club. Other courses require some previous experience, either just a little  (so we know you are ok to go on an easy journey) or a bit more for; sea, surf and river sessions for example. Pre-requisites (if any!) are listed in the course information above. If you want help choosing the right course for you, give Harry a call on the number below.


Membership

Non-members can paddle with the club up to four times before membership is required (for insurance purposes). For beginners on one of our “Learn to Paddle” courses, discounted membership is included in the course price.  For those with previous paddling experience wanting to join in on other activities on a regular basis, please email paulharrington@ernepaddler.org.uk for membership info and prices.

Courses to order
If you don’t see something that suits your needs in our programme, whether you are a member or a non-member, looking to try paddling for the first time, wanting a one-off fun session for a group, or you are aiming to build the necessary skills and experience to go paddling with a group of friends, we can plan the right session, lessons or course for you.  We are happy to help :) Just get in touch using the details below.

Sessions for Groups
Please keep an eye out for our upcoming courses which will be promoted soon, open to the public, for schools, youth groups, women’s groups, inclusive sessions and more.  If you are part of a school or group (birthday parties, etc)and would like to take part in paddling sessions with your friends, please get in touch at the details below.

Contact
If you are interested in finding out about the club and want to know the best option for you, whatever your experience and ability, please give Harry a call or text on 07808649173, drop him an email at paulharrington@cani.org.uk.  All our courses and events will be posted to our Facebook page (this can be viewed even if you are not a Facebook user)  If you want to be sure to see our posts in your newsfeed please “like” our page and click the “Following” dropdown menu and select “see first”.


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