10 events

Advance Water Development Programme

  In response to OCA member requests for a long-term advanced water development programme, we are pleased to announce a pilot project with Armada Canoe Coaching. 

Armada Canoe Coaching is a new and exciting project by Adie Molloy who has been paddling canoes of all shapes and sizes for the last 14 years. Adie has worked as a canoe guide and coach throughout the UK and France including working as a trainer for PGL.

Dec 15 2018 to May 12 2019, 9:00am - 6:45pm

OCA West Midlands Group Inaugural Paddle

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We'd like to invite you to the first organised 'OCA West Midland Group' paddle which will take place on the River Severn, from Upper Arley to Bewdley, on Sat 22nd December, stopping on the way for mulled cider and mince pies kindly provided by the OCA to mark the event.

Dec 22 2018, 9:30am - 4:00pm GMT
Worcestershire, Upper Arley, DY12 1XA, Public Car Park

Dart New Year weekend

BOOK HERE  A tradition is born as this is the fourth time we organise this New Year's paddle! Here is a chance to start the New Year off paddling some of the best water in the Country.

Jan 04 to 06 2019, 6:00pm - 4:00pm

Introduction to Whitewater Skills – 12th & 13th January 2019

A fully coached weekend looking at the techniques required to gently move from flat water to moving water, culminating in applying the skills in some easy rapids.

Course based in Llangollen, North Wales. 

Equipment hire available at additional cost and location may change subject to water and weather conditions. 

£85 per person
£95 with Saturday evening meal and camping

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Jan 11 to 13 2019, 5:00pm - 4:30pm

Mid Wales Whitewater Weekend

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Weekend including Hostel accommodation, breakfasts and Saturday evening meal £88.00
Day Tickets £22 per day
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Staying at YHA Llwyn-y-Celyn we will be paddling the Usk and Wye. This event is a White Water Weekend in the Brecon area of Wales. The paddling opportunities include the Rivers Usk, Wye and Towy. The sections of rivers we use range from grade 2 to grade 3. What we do will depend on water levels, individual experience and weather conditions. 

Jan 25 to 27 2019, 7:00pm - 6:00pm

Introduction to Poling, Sailing & Ropes – 2nd & 3rd February 201

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Leave the paddle at home for this fully coached weekend! We'll look at simple poling techniques, a variety of sailing options and how to use ropes to help us negotiate obstacles.

Course based in Bala, North Wales. 

Equipment hire available at additional cost and location may change subject to water and weather conditions. 

£85 per person
£95 with Saturday evening meal and camping

Feb 01 to 03 2019, 5:00pm - 4:00pm

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