Kayak Club 2015
Kicks off Saturday 27th June for 6 weeks
Ballyhass Lakes are pleased to offer a six week ICU certification in kayak skills course for anyone interested in participating in kayaking for the first time in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. The price of this six weeks course is just €75pp (6 x 1 ½ hr sessions). This course will benefit your self-confidence, fitness, coordination, balance as well as giving you the opportunity to meet new people in a safe, fun and controlled environment. All aspects of the course will be run and supervised by fully trained and qualified instructors who have great enthusiasm for the sport.
All equipment is provided( kayak, wet suit, helmet )and you will have the opportunity to try out lots of different equipment and get valuable information and guidance on personal equipment. As the course progresses, you will have the opportunity to achieve ICU certification at level 1 and level 2.
To book please call the office on 022 27773 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Course runs every Saturday morning from 10.00 to 11.30 starting on 27th of June
Level 1 skills
The basic safety rules of canoeing.
An ability to enter and exit correctly.
Forward paddle, reverse paddle, and stop.
An ability to turn while stationary using forward sweep Stroke, reverse sweep stroke and a combination of Forward and reverse sweep strokes.
Level 2 Skills
An understanding of the Basic Safety Rules of canoeing.
An ability to Enter and Exit a kayak correctly.
Forward Paddle, Reverse Paddle, and Stop.
Simple Draw Stroke.
Low Brace Turn.
Edging while the kayak is moving.
An ability to assist in an Assisted X Rescue
and /or an H Rescue
Lower Body Rotation.