Cornwall Outdoors Logo

01872 326360

Canoe & Kayak Paddle Awards

Coronavirus (Covid19)
Temporary Closure of Outdoor Education Centres and Pelistry Camp
>> Service Statement <<

British Canoeing LogoCornwall Outdoors is a provider of the British Canoeing Paddle Awards and Personal Performance Awards in paddlesport skills. We provide British Canoeing awards for all levels of ability and in all types of paddlesport craft from kayak to sea kayak to open canoe. If you are seeking training in any of the canoe or kayak disciplines contact us to discuss your needs.

British Canoeing Paddlesport Star Awards

British Canoeing Paddle Awards

Paddle Awards: Designed to develop enjoyment, safety and skills for those new to Paddlesport

The three Paddle Awards are for those getting into a boat for the first time, enabling them to feel confident in their chosen craft in a sheltered water environment. The awards help empower the paddler, enabling them to start their lifelong journey into paddlesport. 

Paddle Awards Table V2

British Canoeing Personal Performance Awards

The personal performance awards are discipline specific and follow the pathway of your choice. We speciliase in Open Canoeing, Sea Kayaks and Kayaks. There are three awards in each type of paddle-craft and we can guide you through the syllabus of each.

Discipline Specific Pathway Awards

  • All of the awards are direct entry. Paddlers can choose which award they would like to work towards, developing their skills and decision making.
  • The awards provide appropriate milestones and acknowledgement of personal skills, setting up the paddler appropriately for British Canoeing Coaching and Leadership qualifications.
  • There are no age restrictions for any of the awards. Providers should check paddlers’ suitability, as well as having appropriate mechanisms for anyone under 18.
  • All of the awards have been created and written with the paddler at the heart of the content and creating self-directed learning, empowerment and ownership. 

British Canoeing Paddlesport Star Awards 

British Canoeing Paddlesport Star Awards

Depending on the award that you are currently taking we will spend time developing your core skills in the craft of your choice. Our experienced and qualified staff will help progress you towards success.

Cost and Duration of the Course

The paddle award scheme is a progressive system and it is recommended that candidates approach the awards over a number of weeks, rather than through an intensive course over a couple of days. To discuss your paddlesport development please contact us to arrange an appropriate course.  

Dates, Times and Venues

Date: by arrangement at your convenience
Venue: Porthpean Outdoor Education Centre (St Austell), PL26 6AZ

How to Book

Contact: Mark Peters
Tel: 01726 72901
Email: porthpean@cornwall.gov.uk

Contact Info