Inverness Canoe Club offers a variety of courses throughout the year, enabling members to develop their personal skills, as well as embark on the UKCC coaching pathway. For more on how ICC aims to help its members, particularly with regard to leadership and coaching skills, please see here.
A brief summary of upcoming courses is given below. Dates will also be put into the events calendar and will be announced by email.
Introduction to Paddlesports Course (12 places) and ‘Refresher’ Course (18 places). If you want to give paddlesports a try for the first time or have done some paddling in the past, but would like to refresh your skills, then these courses might be for you. This year we are offering the possibility of a weekend option for the Refresher course (12 places) or weekday evenings for both Introductory (12 places) and Refresher courses (6 places). Various dates, March-May 2017.
For further details of the Refresher course and to book a place, please follow this link.
For further details of the Introductory course and to book a place, please follow this link.
Courses and training so far this year:
Outdoor First Aid, 2 Day Course, 14th-15th January 2017.
Last years courses: Introduction to Paddlesports Course, ‘Refresher’ Course, Level 1 Coach Award, White Water Improver course, 3* sea training/assessment, 4* Leader sea training/assessment, 4* Leader Open boat training, Foundation Safety and Rescue Training, VHF course and Outdoor First Aid. We also ran a Coach Development Day and the first ICC Paddlefest, as well as pool sessions through the winter.
N.B. The Scottish Canoe Association Club and Volunteer Weekend at Glenmore Lodge, 22nd-23rd April 2017, is also an excellent (low cost) source of training. Please see here for details.
All courses require ICC membership.