What we do:
  • Sea kayaking and journeys
  • Coaching and leading awards
  • Symposiums and 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 kayaking? Then why not book onto a kayak 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

UKCC Level 1 Coach award

UKCC Level 2  Coach award

UKCC Level 2 Transfer award

Moderate Water Endorsement

Coaching the Mind course

Kayak Trips

Sea kayak symposium 15 -18 Sept

Bring your own group and stay at the centre

Paddlesports courses for Children available (see our brochure for details)


Cost (from 1 April 2017) for a group of up to 8 people for a three hour session

  • Any group of children and young people - from £159
  • Adults - from £187
  • Private sessions - From £112

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.

Kayaking options

  • Kayak taster sessions
  • Kayak improver/advanced sessions
  • BC - paddlepower junior scheme
  • BC 1 to 3 star test awards in sea and surf
  • BC / UKCC Level 1 and 2 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
  • Moderate Water Leader (previously 4 star leader) Sea and Surf
  • 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.