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Communities Mental Health & Wellbeing Programme

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The Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund are supporting a programme of sessions which encourage people who may not otherwise have participated in seasports to get afloat. During 2024 the sessions are running as a partnership between Kintyre Seasports and Kintyre Canoe Club. 

Read more about the history of the programme

GET AFLOAT & TRY SEASPORTS FOR ALL

UPDATE: First 2024 sessions now available to book

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Are you ...

  • Interested in trying out sailing or kayaking?

  • Age 18+?

...then sign up today!

Kintyre Seasports and Kintyre Canoe Club are pleased to announce the return of our supported water sports programme, the Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Project, offering a free and fully inclusive gentle introduction to water sports to members of the local community.

  • Water confidence and kayaking (pool based session)

  • Introduction to Kayaking (3 evening course on the loch)

  • Introduction to Sailing (1 day course on the loch)

  • A limited number of private sailing sessions for groups/organisations are available by arrangement, please contact jamie@kintyreseasports.co.uk to discuss

All abilities welcome: if you would like to discuss any support needs you may have and how we can help to get you afloat please email jamie@kintyreseasports.co.uk

PLACES ARE LIMITED, SO SCROLL DOWN TO BOOK YOUR PLACE TODAY

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What's on offer?

Kayak in the Pool 

An evening of kayaking  in the swimming pool, suitable for beginners or those with some experience would like to build skills and confidence

Prerequisites18+, no experience necessary, all abilities welcome, should be happy to be in the pool with the assistance of a buoyancy aid (with floor raised)

Location: Aqualibrium Swimming Pool

Cost: Free, all equipment provided

Dates: 30th May, see booking system below.

Kayaking

Try Sailing

A day on the loch, getting in a large sailing dinghy with an instructor and getting as hands on with the sailing as you would like to be, and trying out powerboating.

Prerequisites18+, no experience necessary, all abilities welcome

Location: Campbeltown Sailing Club/Dalintober Beach

Cost: Free, all equipment provided

Dates: between May and September, see booking system below. More dates may be added based on demand, please contact info@kintyresasports.co.uk to register interest if none of the dates are suitable.

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Try Kayaking

A block of 3 sessions, learning the basics of kayaking. Hosted by Kintyre Canoe Club. Expereince Campbeltown Loch in an entirely new way and try out a new activity.

Prerequisites18+, no experience necessary, all abilities welcome

Location: Campbeltown Sailing Club/Dalintober Beach

Cost: Free, all equipment provided

Dates: Block of 3 dates during June, see booking system below.

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Book your place on a session here

Use our booking system below to see dates and sign up for a place. If you have any issues with booking, please contact info@kintyreseasports.co.uk or call 07561 852976 and we can give you a hand or arrange a booking over the phone.

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