Clinics 2018-05-30T19:54:49+00:00

Clinics

Creeking/Freeride

Clinic run by Loic Virique and his crew from the local Kayak School “Vague a Bond” situated on the Durance River Bank. Get an introduction to freeriding the river and solidify your creeking skills. Open to boaters with solid rolls who are comfortable on class 3/4 and more.

Age: From 14 years old with parental permission.
Duration: Half-day Saturday.

Price: 15 € online/ 20 €  on site

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Safety

Whether it is your first safety clinic, or you want to refresh your skills, there is never a wrong time to practice safety skills! Topics include exiting a sticky stopper, to rope work, Z-drags, and building a river safety kit. Run by Loic Virique and his crew from the local Kayak School “Vague a Bond” situated on the Durance riverbank.

Age: From 14 years old and older with parental permission.
Duration: Half-day Saturday.

Price: 15 €  online/ 20 €  on-site

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Introduction to Whitewater SUP

You are a SUP paddler, but have never tried whitewater? This clinic is for you! Jerome Alberto of local SUP outfitter ‘Aloha Serre Ponçon’ will introduce you to river SUP technique and whitewater hazards. By the end of the day, you will be running whitewater and be ready for Sunday’s “Grande Descente!”

Duration: ½ Day Saturday + support during the “Grande Descente” on Sunday.

Option: Rent a board and gear. Contact Jerome Alberto for details.

serre-poncon-aloha@orange.fr   |  – +33(0)6 87 14 93 75

Price: 15 € online/ 20 €   on site

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Open Canoe

The latest generation of Open Canoes offers a fantastic way to play and enjoy the river. Come and (re)discover the joy of paddling with a canoe on whitewater. River location will be selected according to group levels.

Clinic managed by Bart (Bartjan Konijnenberg) from Stip-Yaks kayak school located in  St Crépin.

Duration: Half day Saturday

15 € online/ 20 € on site

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Ladies Specific Clinics

Clinics for girls, by girls. For the ladies who want to meet up with other ladies, learn new skills in a fun, friendly, supportive environment, or get some girl time out on the water. The clinic will focus on creeking and river running on class 3/4. Topics include technics, gear, and safety.

Duration: Half-day Saturday

15 € online/ 20 € on site

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Kayak Photography

Managed by Gautier Boudat the goal of the clinic is to master the river photography.
On the menu:
– Handle the camera
– Use the full potential of your camera
– Image composition/ ultimate framing
– where to stand without taking any risks
Duration: Half Day Saturday
Price: 15 euros online/ 20 euros on site
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Whitewater Discovery

Pierre Lafay from the Oued & Rios raft company, along with their network of independent local raft guides, offer introductory whitewater descents for newcomers. Available crafts include, inflatable kayaks and canoes, rafts and even SUP! The Whitewater Discovery is a great opportunity for paddlers to share their passion with friends and family. If you are visiting the area, it is a great way to enjoy the river and take part in the festival atmosphere.

* All gear included in the price! (Boats, boards, wetsuits, helmets, neoprene shoes, paddles!)

Age: From 14 years old, 10 years old for rafts. Parental permission is mandatory.
Duration: ½ day Saturday, Full day Sunday, or both!

Price:

Saturday:

½ day: 25 €   (Bas Guil – Rabioux)

Full day: 40 €

Sunday:

Full day:  35 € Grande Descente Guided. (Includes T-Shirt + BBQ party)

Package

½ day Saturday + Grand Descente: 55 €

(Includes T-Shirt + BBQ party)

Full day Saturday + Grand Descente: 70 €

(Includes T-Shirt + BBQ party)

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