Canoeing and Kayaking – Ackers Adventure

Enjoy Canoeing and Kayaking in Birmingham


We use Open Canoes that seat 1- 3 people. The canoes make an ideal group session for anyone who wants to try something new and different.


Versatile, fast and exciting using double-bladed paddles and sitting right on the water. We can cater from total beginners to advanced paddlers. Kayaking is great fun and a great way of keeping fit!

Paddle Awards

You can earn your Britch Canoeing Paddle Awards at Ackers Adventure in Birmingham

Experience your first session on the water; learning useful skills for an enjoyable paddling experience. It aims to provide you with the basic knowledge to enable you to safely get in and out of your boat, make it move and return to your start point. This is your first step into the world of paddling, ensuring you feel safe, confident and ready to progress to the Discover Award. You can add this certificate to any of our starter sessions. 

Your Discover Award allows you to develop your decision making and practical skills for a fun and safe time on the water, taking you on the next steps towards becoming a proficient and independent paddler. Learn how to choose and effectively use equipment, whilst developing an understanding of the factors which affect your paddling; giving you the confidence to progress to making your own choices with the Explore Award.
Your Explore Award gives you ownership; allowing you to choose where you move next in the world of paddlesport. Working with a coach you will be able to develop a programme that suits what you need. Learning to make confident choices with this individualised approach. Recognising your ability to independently paddle your chosen craft in a sheltered water environment.
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