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BC Explore Award

For those aged 12 and older.

  • 120 British pounds
  • Beckenham Hill Road

Service Description

Join us on a two day course based on the River Medway. Come and hone in your skills whilst joining us taking a journey down the river. If You have already completed the Discover Award you are in a great position to start the Explore award. If you do not have a previous award but think you have the relevant skill set and want to build your confidence then the Explore award is for you. The Explore award encourages confidence and skill for you to be independent on the water and being able to take part in self guided adventures. It teaches you to fine tune your skills of your craft and stay safe on the water whether that be a lake, river, canal or estuary. In this award you will take ownership of your own decisions and learn to make confidence choices, based on the places you paddle, wind and weather. The Explore award emphasises independence and skill. ensuring you can make the right decision for the situation. With the journey you will learn etiquette on how to share the water with other users. A more in depth look at crafts, equipment and clothing is also vital to fill in the gaps you may have to get out adventuring safely. Anyone can take the Explore award. Designed to help you gain confidence on the water, it is aimed at any craft, age and ability. There’s a strong emphasis on independence with this award, and the Explore award will fill in the gaps of knowledge you might have so you can get out paddling safely on an adventure! The award covers areas like: Where can you go once you have your explore award? Not only will you have the confidence to explore and have more adventures but you can not only still develop skills further you can also look into becoming a coach and helping others to realise the enjoyment paddle sports bring. We do not have wetsuits. We recommend participants either have there own or wear lightweight weather appropriate clothing (tracksuit bottoms, thin jumper and a non padded raincoat and waterproof trousers) and a pair of old shoes. Please bring a warm drink (in a flask) and some warm layers and a towel for after. The Course will be starting and finishing fromLower Castle Field car park in Tunbridge. this is not only extremely accessible for parking but is only a few minutes walk from the nearest train station.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

1. You can Reschedule your session via the following means, Online members area, Email or social media. If you would like to cancel or reschedule up to 48 hours Prior to your booked session start time you will be able to cancel or reschedule your session via social media or email. Once processed you will be able to request a new session at a later date up to the same value as the cancelled session. We request extra time to give us a chance through busy periods to process your request. For more Control you can move a session yourself Up to 24 hours prior to your booked session start time you will be able to reschedule your session using the online members area on our website without a penalty. you can also cancel a session this way and if the cancellation is more then 48hours in advance, please contact us for a refund or a rebook and we can process it. 2. Less than 48 hours prior to your booked session start time you may request a cancellation or reschedule to your session via email, or social media. You MAY be issued with a credit that can be used against any future PTP Coaching booking. Refunds will not be issued except in extenuating circumstances. Decisions on the issue of a credit or refund in these circumstances are solely at the discretion of the PTP Coaching LTD Management. Refunds will only be given on request.

Contact Details

  • Beckenham Place Park, Beckenham Hill Road, Beckenham, UK