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Kids Kayak Club

Let's make a SPLASH!

Age -  7-17 years

Day - Saturday

Length - 2 hours

Price - £19pp per session*

Where - Buzzards Valley, Tamworth*

Groups - Ducks - Otters - Turtles

We split our Clubbers into 3 groups to allow us to tailor sessions to meet the abilities of each group, we keep our ratios low to ensure each child or teen has plenty of coach time and that we meet each individuals learning needs. Our club is designed to be fun and exciting as well as promoting a physical and mental state of well being. For weekly aims and updates, join our Facebook group - Parents space.

*£19 per session when booked termly, trial sessions are £21pp

*Venues vary to accommodate offsite trips, journeys and expeds.

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Omega Ducks

Ages 7-11 yrs

Saturday's 10:00 - 12.00am

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Omega Otters

Ages 9-12 yrs

Saturday's 12.30 - 14.30pm

Omega Turtles

Ages 13-17yrs

Saturdays 15.30 - 17.30pm

The important bits: location, attire, and more...


Buzzards Valley

37 Shirrall Drive

Drayton Bassett

Tamworth, Staffordshire

B78 3EQ


*Free parking is available on site for Buzzards Valley meets

*Locations & times vary on offsite trip days

*Parents can enjoy tea or coffee at the Buzzards Valley shop or leave site

"Meet times vary to incorporate club mergers, offsite trips and winter sunset times.

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Warning: you may get wet!

What to wear:

  • Neoprene wet shoes/boots (or old trainers) NOT WELLIES

  • Wet suit (or warm layers that can get wet)

  • Dry Cag (or thin Waterproof coat)

What to bring:

  • Water bottle

  • Spare jumper

  • FULL change of clothes

  • Change of shoes

  • Towel

  • Bag for wet stuff

  • A snack

There's always a chance of getting wet when kayaking! Although we will inform parents the week before, if we intend to run a wet session, please make sure they are always prepared for an accidental swim.

Please be aware there are no shower facilities on site.

It is best that participants arrive in the clothes and shoes they wish to paddle in to make sure we have as much time on the water as possible.

Make sure to download our kit list for season specific kit requirements.

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Would you like to achieve a nationally recognised award?

Our kayak Clubbers can work their way through the levels of British Canoeing Paddle awards. For each level they complete they will receive a certificate!


There's lots of ways to recognise their time on the water, the Scouts and Guides have a Paddle sports badge, kayaking can be used as the physical for D of E and GCSE PE, even Blue Peter has a sports badge

Speak with Omega's captain Judith after booking to enroll.

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Not just Kayaking

What's on offer for our Kayak Clubbers:

Weekly meets​

  • Build confidence, Independence & Team work

  • Safety and rescue skills

  • Variety of Crafts (Kayak, SUP, Canoe)

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  • ​"Leave it better than you found it" ethos

  • Environmental awareness & responsibility

  • Make a difference - Protect our green & blue spaces

Personal Performance awards

  • Structured learning

  • Recognition of achievements

  • Supportive environment 

Offsite trips

  • Progression

  • Variety

  • Adventure



  • Exploration

  • Leadership skills

  • Navigation


  • Camp Craft skills

  • ​Overnight Camp Outs

  • Multi day trips

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British Canoeing Personal Performance awards

​Start award

  • First time Paddling 

  • What to wear

  • Learn the basics

  • Staying Safe

Discover award

  • Encouraging independent decision making

  • Preparing for self-guided Adventures

  • Different types of equipment

  • Further developing your skills

Explore award​

  • On the water etiquette

  • Different environments

  • Controlling your craft safely

  • Equipment and clothing for environment and weather

  • Safe exploration

Further progression

Courses provided by Judith:

  • Touring award

  • Multi day touring award

  • SUP Sheltered water award

PPAs are open to all ages, our Clubbers work their way through the first 3 awards before being offered ownership of their further learning pathway.

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What our Club parents say

She absolutely loved the lesson. It is not often we see her exhausted after sports :)

How do we continue after Sept?


—  Club Mum

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