Keswick SofA - Paddleboarding Skills with Mountain Memories [Saturday]


Skills-based paddleboarding workshop on Derwentwater          

Join us at Alpkit Keswick on August 20th for a paddleboarding skills session led by Mountain Memories as part of our Keswick School of Adventure weekend.

As part of the Alpkit Keswick SofA weekend we are working with Mountain Memories to bring you a Paddleboard skills session on Derwentwater. You’ll meet at the Alpkit Keswick shop and make your way to Derwentwater (10 mins walk) before getting on the lake.

This session is for people that have already tried paddleboarding before but want to improve their skills and techniques. You will not require your own paddleboard for this session. This session is family friendly, please make sure that all under 18’s are accompanied by an adult and can swim competently.

Your session will include:

  • Efficient forward paddling for touring and speed
  • Turning on the spot
  • Turning on the move
  • Using paddle as a rudder
  • Body position on board
  • Rescues (getting wet!)

  • What to bring:

  • Trainers you can get wet
  • Warm layers for afterwards. Even on a hot day
  • Plenty of food and snacks
  • Sun cream, a hat and plenty of water

  • These are skills courses so there will be some degree of pausing to learn. There will be some snacks and drinks at Alpkit Keswick for when you’re finished.

    This session will hopefully inspire you to plan your own Paddleboard adventure!

    The session will start at 9:00am and last approx. 3 hours
    Tickets cost £15 with 10 spaces available

    Select August 20th from the calendar below to book your place, please also add your t-shirt size in the notes section at the basket to help us with wetsuit sizing

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