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Intro to white water OC1 workshop

Workshop Details

Sponsored by Silverbirch

When

Saturday 1 June 16:00-17:30

Sunday 2 June 09:30-11:00

Who

Greg Spencer

What

Introduction to whitewater canoe. Crossover to the dark side or step up from a traditional canoe. Try out the demo fleet from Silverbirch with Greg leading and developing your skills.

Level

Intermediate

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05/04/2019 0

Intro to SUP from Holme Pierrepont Canoe Club workshop

Workshop Details

When

Saturday 1 June 09:30-11.00

Saturday 1 June 12:00-13.30

Saturday 1 June 14:00-15.30

Saturday 1 June 16:00-17.30

Sunday 2 June 09:30-12.00

Sunday 2 June 12:00-13.30

Sunday 2 June 14:00-15.30

Who

Kirst Elton & Others

What

Join instructors from Holme Pierrepont Canoe Club in this hour and a half session at the back of the lagoon pool to learn the fundamentals of Stand Up Paddle Boarding.

All equipment will be provided apart from your buoyancy aid, which you will need to collect from the 'have a go' area.

You will get on the water, have time to practice and work on your skills and take part in some games and activities to develop these skills on the Stand Up Paddle Board.

This is a great workshop for beginners who are interested in trying a Stand Up Paddle Board out, or for those looking to get their own boards and wanting to define your skills.

Level

Beginner or Intermediate

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Introduction to white water – keeping the right way up workshop

Workshop Details

When

Sunday 2 June 12:00-13:30

Who

Matt Chadder

What

This workshop is aimed at those paddlers who are just about to venture onto white water and want to build their skills and their confidence. Matt will cover basic skills needed to manoeuvre the white water, and will slowly introduce white water on the back channels of the course.

Level

Beginner/Intermediate

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05/04/2019 0

Intro to white water SUP workshop (SOLD OUT)

Workshop Details

When

Saturday 1 June 14:00-15:30

Who

Anthony Ing

What

Come and learn the fundamentals of White Water Stand Up Paddle Boarding in this hour and a half workshop. No white water experience needed.

Level

White Water Beginner/Intermediate. SUP experience needed

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04/04/2019 0

Women’s intro to white water skills workshop

Workshop Details

When

Saturday 1 June 14:00-15:30

Who

Maya-Ray Cross

What

White water session. We will look at reading the water, picking lines down the course, breaking in and breaking out of features, and ferry gliding. We can do as much or as little as you feel comfortable with and work on confidence in white water.

Level

White Water Beginner/Intermediate

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Women’s intro to freestyle workshop

Workshop Details

When

Saturday 1 June 12:00-13.30

Who

Maya-Ray Cross

What

Freestyle Session - We will spend a little time on the flat water learning some basic flat water moves, such as the double pump and lean cleans. We then quickly move on to the white water course. Here we will look at surfing the wave, front surfing, side surfing, flat spins and boat control. Who knows how far we will get.

Level

Beginner to freestyle - Intermediate white water

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White water sit on tops workshop

Workshop Details

Sponsored by Tootega

When

Saturday 1 June 09:30-11:00

Saturday 1 June 12:00-13:30

Who

Greg Spencer

What

Whitewater for all, on a new generation of sit-on-tops. Learn picking lines and playing on the features with no need to roll.

Level

Intermediate

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Introduction to freestyle workshop

Sponsored by PeakUK

Workshop Details

When

Saturday 1 June 09.30-11:00

Who

James Ibbotson and Rob Crowe

What

Come and try freestyle with James Ibbotson and Rob Crowe. Even if you swim sometimes, this workshop is for you to help you learn more about freestyle.

Level

Beginner/Intermediate

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03/04/2019 0

Introduction to white water workshop (SOLD OUT)

Workshop Details

When

Saturday 1 June 9.30-11.00

Who

Richard (Chucky) Davidson

What

This workshop will cover basic skills such as reading rivers, choosing lines, catching eddies, and crossing currents.

Level

Beginner/Intermediate

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03/04/2019 0
Lagoon Wipeout

Lagoon Wipeout Tickets

The Lagoon Wipeout is an inflatable obstacle course which has slides, climbing walls, balancing beams, demolition balls, humps, basher walls, and more. Take the challenge, race your friends and family and try not to wipe out. It is suitable for adults and children age 8 plus. . For only £15 you will get your Lagoon…
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21/03/2019 0
Start Paddling Passes

Start Paddling Pass

The Start Paddling Pass allows you to take part in flat water activities on the lake during the below opening times. Lagoon Wipeout Tickets When you buy a Lagoon Wipeout ticket your Start Paddling pass is included. Take on our inflatable obstacle course and bag yourself a free pass. Slots are limited so book now.…
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Event Over for 2019Be first to hear about Paddle in the Park 2020

Thank you to everyone who took part in Paddle in the Park 2019. We had a great time, and hope you did too.

If you want to be first to hear about the 2020 event, along with priority access to tickets on other great UK paddling events, click the button below.

Key InformationWhat you need to know before booking on Lagoon Wipeout
  1. Children 8 to 11 years of age must be accompanied by a participating adult over the age of 18 in a ratio of three children to one adult. Not suitable for children under the age of 8.
  2. Children Aged 12-14 must have an adult supervise from the bank alongside this adult also signing them in at registration.
  3. Arrive at least 30 mins prior to your session to get changed – there are no refunds if you miss your session.
  4. The Wipeout takes place on naturally sourced water
  5. Bring a swimming costume to wear under your wetsuit
  6. Buoyancy aid and wetsuit hire is included in the price
  7. We have changing facilities and showers  – so bring your towel and £1 for lockers
  8. All participants must be confident swimmers
  9. Children under the age of 8 are not permitted to use the inflatable
  10. Height and weight restrictions apply of min 1.3m and max weight 18 stone.
  11. No jewellery or shoes on the inflatable – including removable earrings.
  12. Your one hour session includes 45 minutes on the Aqua Challenge and 15 minutes briefing
  13. Expect to get wet!
White Water Terms and Conditions

Use of the grade 3 rapids on the White Water course at the National Water Sports Centre is considered to be an extreme sport and therefore carries risks higher than normal activities. 

When purchasing your ticket you will be asked to confirm you have read the terms and conditions below. When confirming you are declaring that you are competent in White Water use and that you can successfully perform the following:

  1. An Eskimo roll in grade 3 white water – unless in a guided workshop.
  2. A Self rescue in grade 3 white water – this is necessary both in a workshop and on your own.
  3. A safe swimming (defensive) position in grade 3 white water

General Rules

  • You must follow all rules relating to the use of white water contained within this document and on display around the course.
  • You must be aware that water levels and features can change over a very short period of time and therefore you must check the conditions prior to every use. 
  • You must wear a CE/ISO marked Buoyancy Aid and Helmet at all times whilst on the White Water Course.
  • All equipment you use on the White Water Course must be of White Water specification and be fit for purpose.
  • The course is fed directly from the River Trent. The River Trent is not a bathing water and can have fluctuating bacteria levels. You are signing to say you have read and understood this.
  • The White Water Course is not supervised by safety teams. You must bring with you a “Buddy”. A “buddy” is there to monitor your safety whilst paddling. A “Buddy” can be a fellow White Water user or a suitably qualified / trained bank support person. 
  • All people providing bank support must hold a Foundation Safety and Rescue qualification or higher or can prove they have undergone training at the National Water Sports Centre in bank support.
  • All bank support users must wear CE/ISO marked Buoyancy Aid and Helmet whilst performing bank support.