Canoe Challenge

Expert or beginner and working as a team, canoeing is a great day out 

THE CHALLENGE

 

Bring your team together for some fun filled canoe challenges that will boost morale, enhance communication and bring out all the hidden competitiveness in team members whilst learning new techniques and skills.

In order to prepare teams for the challenges ahead, they will be allocated an instructor and following some general safety advice take to the water, where they will be given some additional safety instructions that are specific to the venue and the event, before commencing the training session that will teach them all they need to know to complete the challenges that lay ahead.

THE GAMES

Once all the training has been completed, teams will take on a number of short course race challenges, either against the clock or another team (depending upon group size. These will be round robin style races, set up on different courses of varying degrees of difficulty.

We can follow this with the famous Wraysbury lake treasure hunt in which points are scored for correct navigation, answers to a number of puzzles that paddlers are set en-route and for the overall final positions in the race.

RESULTS & PRIZE GIVING

The final scores on the doors and overall team positions will be announced once everyone is back on land, dried off and eagerly awaiting the results. Prizes and braggers rights will be given to the winning team. 

 

Prizes may also be available for the paddler(s) the instructors deem to be the most improved and also others for things such as a paddler, who couldn't, despite their best efforts, master the techniques for easily controlling their canoes direction, but never gives up trying or smiling (the most enthusiastic). 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

SAFETY

The safety of participants is paramount to us and we provide:

Safety briefs : Safety boat : Qualified Instructors : Buoyancy Aids : Trained Staff

Options for non swimmers : First aiders & equipment : £5m Public Liability

VENUES

We can run this event at our lake in Wraysbury and a number of alternative venues that include:

River Thames (multiple locations) : Crown Plaza (Marlow) : Monkey Island (Maidenhead)

 

In addition, we are able to run the Canoe challenge at any suitable venue, should you have access to one that is more suited to your location and needs 

Teambuilding @ WRAYSBURY LAKE

© Orange Tree Events Ltd 2020

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