Canoeing at MAC
Mixenden Activity Centre can deliver high quality fun one off session or accredited learning programmes for both adults and young people. All Mac staff are DBS checked, first aid trained and are accredited instructors by the national governing bodies. Mac delivers the BCU paddle power passport awards and star tests. Training can be bespoke and to suit your needs or be open access for all. So if you just fancy having a go we can make this happen for you!
Mac has a sole use reservoir with easy access for all. All equipment is regularly checked and maintained to high standards that conform to the centres AALA licence. All courses include equipment hire (please check at time of booking).
Skills include discussions around appropriate equipment, fitting the craft to the individual, use of different crafts (Open Canoe / kayak) safe launch and egress of the boat, efficient paddling, trimming and turning techniques. Rescue techniques and planning a safe and enjoyable journey.