Frequently Asked Questions
Welcome to Standing Waves FAQ
- Is it a canoeing or kayaking that I would like to learn?
- How and when do I pay?
- How much is instruction?
- What time of year do the courses run?
- How do I book a course?
- Who do I contact?
- Where do you run your courses?
- What do I need to wear?
Is it a canoeing or kayaking that I would like to learn?
A canoe is a big open boat which uses a single bladed paddle. A kayak is when you sit "inside" a hole and use a double bladed paddle
How and when do I pay?
Payment is due before the start of any course. Payment can be by card, cheque or cash and should be sent with the booking form.
How much is instruction?
The cost of instruction varies depending on the type of lesson but a general guide is £40 per person for a private lesson (2hrs) and £30 per person for a group lesson (2hrs)
What time of year do the courses run?
Most introductory courses run between March and November with the more advanced courses running all year.
How do I book a course?
Follow the course directory to the appropriate course and then either phone, fill in the enquiry form or email us. We will then send out a booking form
Who do I contact?
Please contact Susan for administration/booking, Dave for technical help, Rena for retail (Stirling Canoes)
Where do you run your courses?
We are based in Stirling Central Scotland but can travel all over the UK for specific courses. Our introductory lessons/courses usually run either near Callander or near Fort William.
What do I need to wear?
You can wear comfortable clothing eg tracksuit bottoms and a t-shirt, shorts or a long sleeved top. NOT fleece. Shoes which fasten eg sandals or old trainers must be worn. Please remember your feet will get wet.
COURSE ENQUIRY FORM
Courses for you?
Use this form to enquire about tailored made courses to suit your needs. Just click through to the form and we'll get back to you
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Stirling Canoes is still OPEN although we are changing our "opening" times