What we do:
  • Sea kayaking and journeys
  • Coaching and leading awards
  • Navigation courses
  • Personal  skills awards
  • White water river trips
Paddlesport Programme
Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre (WOEC) is recognised as one of the top venues for kayak coaching in the country and is the base of our paddlesports academy.

Taster Session

New to paddlesport? Then why not book onto a kayak or SUP taster or get some friends together and set up your own booking, that we will tailor to you.

Taster sessions for Adults and Children Available

Coaching Awards

Paddlesport Instructor & FRST

Core / Sheltered Water Coach

Sea Kayak Coach

Paddlesport Leader

Sea Kayak Leader

Coaching the Mind course

 Kayak & SUP Trips

Plan a group trip or workshop 

Bring your own group and stay at the centre

 All equipment and tuition included 



Cost (from 1 April 2020) for a group of up to 8 people for a three hour session

  • Any group of children and young people - from £180 / £187
  • 2 people £65 pp, 3 people £55 pp, 4 people £45 pp
  • Groups of up to 8 Adults - £212
  • Private 1 to 1 sessions - From £126

We are a well established paddlesport centre with highly qualified staff and a range of boats to suit all ages and abilities. Learn to kayak in the sheltered Portland Harbour.  Develop your skills and push your limits on a journey around Portland Bill, surfing at Kimmeridge or on one of our river trips, under the watchful eyes of our top class coaches. Contact WOEC for our Holiday Brochure and Adult Paddlesport Programme. Check out our FACEBOOK page for updates.

Kayaking options

  • Kayak taster sessions
  • Kayak improver/advanced sessions
  • BC - paddlepower junior scheme
  • BC Start , Discover and Explore 
  • British Canoeing New Coach awards
  • Kayaking session at your school pool
  • Kayak surfing, rock hopping and day trips
  • Overnight sea kayaks expeditions
  • Kayak river journeys / white water descents
  • Sea kayak leader / Surf kayak leader 
  • Weekend events for your Paddlesport club
  • Navigation and safety courses

What kit to bring

We provide wetsuits so you should bring a swimming costume or shorts, pair of soft soled shoes that can get wet (trainers or beach shoes are ideal), a towel for a shower at the end of the session and a packed lunch if you are here all day.