Lee Valley White Water Centre is delighted to invite you and your members/group to attend our second annual disability event.
Taking place on Thursday 25th May, the day will provide an opportunity for people with a wide range of disabilities to get out on the water with the support of our fully qualified and experienced instructors.
Venue: Lee Valley White Water Centre, Station Road, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, EN9 1AB
All activities will be free of charge and bookable in advance. Further details of what is on offer can be seen below;
09:30am – 12:00pm, Olympic white water rafting:
Tackle the Olympic Course in a seven person raft. Guided by two centre instructors you will ride the rapids of the exciting 300m Olympic Course. Participants will have to pass our activity assessment (more information can be found on the attached information sheet). Minimum age 14, two rafts available to book.
10:00am – 12:00pm, Flat water stand up paddle boarding:
These fun and informal sessions are a great way to paddle with friends on the lake. No experience is necessary and you can improve your skills as you go. During the session you will have the opportunity to use our stand up paddle boards and/or open canoes (inflatable two man kayaks). Minimum age 8 / maximum 20 spaces available.
12:30pm – 14:30pm, Flat water kayaking:
These fun and informal sessions are a great way to paddle with friends on the lake. No experience is necessary and you can improve your skills as you go. A range of equipment will be available to use including kayaks, stand up paddleboards and hotdogs (inflatable two man kayaks). Minimum age 8 / maximum 20 spaces available.
14:45pm – 17:00pm, Legacy white water rafting:
Tackle the Legacy course in our four-person rafts. Guided by our centre instructors you will ride the fast flowing rapids of the 160m Legacy course. Participants will have to pass our activity
assessment (more information can be found on the attached information sheet). Minimum age 10 / seven rafts available to book, 4 people per boat.
*Please make sure everybody brings a towel and swimwear. Wetsuits, buoyancy aids, helmets and boots will be provided*
For all activities, participants must arrive a minimum of 30 minutes prior to the start times stated above.
All participants under the age of 18 must also provide a fully completed Lee Valley parental consent form (attached) which must be taken to the centre on the day.
Due to the nature of participants involved, it is essential that all medical conditions and treatments are noted on the consent form and the booking form downloadable below.
Download white water rafting booking form: http://bit.ly/2naEERU
To book your group onto one of the above sessions please complete and return the attached ‘booking form’ to Hannah Burgess on firstname.lastname@example.org.
If a member of your group is required to support on the water please state this on your booking form. Spaces will be allocated on a first come first served basis and I would, therefore, encourage you to book ASAP.
Lee Valley White Water Centre, Station Road, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, EN9 1AB
Please visit www.gowhitewater.co.uk for more information about the centre and the activities listed above.
If you have any questions/queries please feel free to get in touch.
P.S. If you enjoy your activity on the 25th May, we are running a paddle ability kayak course for six consecutive weeks starting on Thursday 1st June, 6pm-7pm. This course is discounted from the normal £90 for 6 weeks, to £30 for the 6 weeks. Further information can be found on the attached information sheet.
Jack Pringle – Sports Development Officer
Tel: 01992 709872 Mob: 07825 659226
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Myddelton House, Bulls Cross, Enfield, Middlesex EN2 9HG
Tel: 01992 717 711 Fax: 01992 719 937 Web: visitleevalley.org.uk