Paddlesport Development Programme

Suitable for all levels, see relevant courses.

Whether you want a fun and supportive introduction to kayaking, progress how you’re currently paddling white water, or your first experience on the Legacy Course, we’ve you covered!

Our Paddlesport Development Programme is comprised of five different courses designed to take you from a complete beginner, all the way to styling your lines on the Olympic course.

We offer this programme in two formats:

  • Option 1: four 60-minute weekly sessions on the same day of the week and time

  • Option 2: an intensive day course at the weekend which follows the same topics as the four week programme but covered over one day - currently unavailable


Please note: If you do not meet the minimum experience required for the course you wish to attend, the coach reserves the right to refuse your participation. In which case we’ll do our best to move you to a more appropriate course if possible. If there’s no suitable course available, we’ll transfer you to a course at a later date. If you’re unsure of the appropriate course for you then please see the experience required section for each course. If you’re still unsure then contact us to discuss the best option for you.

What’s included?

  • Coaching with our friendly, professional, and approachable coaches, that are up to date with the most modern and effective paddling and coaching techniques in white water kayaking. All coaches will provide you with honest and individual feedback to get you paddling in the most stylish, efficient, and enjoyable way.

  • All equipment which includes a kayak, spray deck, paddle, wetsuit, wet boots, helmet, and buoyancy aid

  • Lee Valley White Water Centre membership


What’s not included?

  • Personal third party liability insurance

  • Food and beverages

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From £80

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If you have been paddling on the Legacy for a while and would like an introduction to the Olympic Course then look no further.


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Paddling on the Olympic Course

Developing White Water Advanced Course

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White Water Kayaking

Developing White Water Course

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From £100