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Mon, 08 Jan


Fyans Park

Summer Holidays Kids Kayaking Club

Learn kayaking and water safety, play canoe polo, go on an expedition, make friends and have fun!

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Summer Holidays Kids Kayaking Club
Summer Holidays Kids Kayaking Club

Time & Location

08 Jan 2024, 9:00 am – 12 Jan 2024, 12:00 pm

Fyans Park, W Fyans St, Newtown VIC 3220, Australia



Our Summer Holidays Kid's Club is perfect for kids and teens aged between 8 & 16 who would like to have an AWESOME time on the water while learning kayaking skills and making friends.  Our Kids Club is run by experienced and passionate paddling instructors who keep everyone safe on the water and everyday full of fun (check out the timetable below for full details). All skill levels from complete beginner to current AusPaddlers are welcome to attend.

What you get:

Five days of kayaking 9 am - 12 pm daily. Learn to Kayak Sessions for Beginners & Improver Sessions for more advanced paddlers - to allow everyone to get some awesome new skills

Water Safety Training - learn how to be safe around the water and to provide kayak rescues

Maximum ratio of 1:8, instructor to paddler ratio, allowing everyone to get individual attention

Different activities everyday to keep everyone excited and engaged 

Daily morning tea.


WHEN: January 8 - 12, 9 am - 12 pm Daily  

WHERE: The Barwon River Geelong, West Fyans Street Boat Ramp  

INCLUSIONS: 5 x 3 hour sessions led by experienced instructors and daily morning tea. Kayaks, paddles and PFDs are all provided for use during the program. 

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING: A change of clothes including towel, sunscreen, personal medicines and a full water bottle 

WHAT YOU NEED TO WEAR: Clothes you don't mind getting wet and a sun hat  


Day 1 

Introduction, safety briefing, group allocation, kayaking skills (suitable for the paddlers skill level) and on water games

Day 2-4

Groups will rotate through rescue training, canoe polo and exploring the water ways on a kayking expedition

Rescue training (Prepare to get WET!): self rescues (how to get back on your kayak or swim to shore if you fall off) and how to rescue your friends. Complete with splashtastic games so you can practice your skills! 

Canoe Polo: A fast paced ball game played on the water. Practice your skills and then challenge your friends to see who can score the most goals! 

Expedition: A journey along the river appropriate to the groups skill level. 

Day 5 Paddle Quest: Show off the skills you have learn and lead your team to victory over a series of paddle challenges


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