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FRI 25 JUL

Go Canoeing Family Sessions

ESSA Water Activities Centre, Essex

Run by: Whoosh Explore Canoe Club

Taster paddling session on the River Stort and Lee, paddling at ESSA Water Activities Centre in canoes and kayaks. Sessions are aimed at getting individuals, families and friends paddling together.

clock09:30–12:30

Suitable for any age

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Family paddling

PETER NASH WHOOSH EXPLOREPETER NASH WHOOSH…

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Join us on a guided paddle tour of the River Lee Navigation using 2 man canoes or single kayaks. Develop skills and techniques to get you paddling your boat with confidence before touring of the local river exploring the local history and wildlife of the area. Discover the secrets of the backwaters, locks and weirs on our paddling adventure tour. All paddling equipment and buoyancy aids are provided. Please bring your own waterproofs and spare clothing as you will get wet during the activity.Club house open for tea and snacks after your paddling or enjoy a lakeside picnic at the centre.

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Activities are not organised by the BBC unless stated otherwise. Neither is the BBC responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking part in any activity.

Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Thu 31 Jul 09:30–12:30
  2. Fri 1 Aug 09:30–12:30
  3. 13:00–15:30
  4. Sat 2 Aug 09:30–12:30
  5. Sun 3 Aug 09:30–12:30
  6. Mon 4 Aug 09:30–12:30
  7. Tue 5 Aug 09:30–12:30
  8. Wed 6 Aug 09:30–12:30
  9. Thu 7 Aug 09:30–12:30
  10. Mon 1 Sep 09:30–12:30

Cost

£12.50 per person. This covers the cost of paddling and safety boat cover.

Skill Level

  1. Beginner
  2. Intermediate
  3. Advanced

Accreditation

Go Canoeing activities are accredited by the British Canoe Union.

Venue

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ESSA Water Activities Centre

Central Lagoon, Meadgate Road, Nazeing, Essex, EN9 2PB

www.essa.org.uk

Meeting point: The entrance to ESSA can be found on Meadgate Road. Drive past Broxbourne Sailing Club and take the track (past the lakes) tuning on the left hand, keeping the lake to your left hand side.

About this location

ESSA Water Activities Centre is based in the Lea Valley near to London on the Essex Hertfordshire border. ESSA offer Show more… multi activity days including canoeing, sailing, traditional rafting, wobbleboarding and kayaking, on both the River Lee and our lakeside centre.Show less…

ESSA Water Activities Centre is based in the Lea Valley near to London on the Essex Hertfordshire border. ESSA offer multi activity days including canoeing, sailing, traditional rafting, wobbleboarding and kayaking, on both the River Lee and our lakeside centre.

Contact

This activity is organised and run by Whoosh Explore Canoe Club.

Please register in advance.

Booking in advance required for this activity via on line website email to peter.nash@yahoo.co.uk Phone or text mobile 07788444579. Evenings 01279 815258. or booking form www.whooshexplore.co.uk

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