Paddle Power


Wareham Boat Hire Ltd offers Paddle-Power Start & Paddle Power Passport.

A recognised BCU Certificate designed for children and beginners and awarded by our coach.

Paddle Power Start

Entry level award suitable for taster sessions or as part of a series of sessions.

Paddle Power Start – A 2 Hour Course.

Perfect for the beginner or for those looking to build on the fundamentals of paddle sports.

Available throughout the year to all age groups. (min 2 persons / subject to availability)

Formal BCU Certificate provided on completion of the award – £30 pp

Paddle POwer Passport

Four progressive levels based on 24 topics which can be grouped into Safety Awareness, Paddling Skills, Varied Experiences, and Supporting Knowledge – Equivalent to BCU 1 Star.

'Paddle Power'
A Canoe England Scheme.

Paddle-power is an exciting scheme that has been designed to meet the needs of young people. It’s colourful and youth centred approach aims to: 

– Encourage more young people to come into and stay in the sport.

– Provide progression and reward achievement in a wide range of topics

– Show them all aspects of the sport – both competitive and adventurous

– Provide signposts into Clubs where their skills and development can be nurtured

– Provide a flexible structure for delivery according to venue/situation.

“Brilliant Fun - the staff are amazing and very friendly.”

Lovely Kayaking Experience for a Family - We are a family of four with 2 children aged 13 and 11 who have never Kayaked before. The staff were really helpful and friendly and gave good instruction. The Kayak's were good quality and the equipment was good.
Sarah J