Kayak course for yellow paddle pass in Stockholm city
Get a yellow paddle pass with our popular kayak course. The course is divided into two occasions. All occasions start from Långholmen in the middle of central Stockholm. This course gives you all the basics you might need!
How to get in and out of a kayak both on a deck and up on land
Safety and rules out at sea
Become a confident kayaker
This is the kayak course for those who want to get a good basis in kayaking and at the same time get "Yellow paddle pass". The course is suitable for both beginners and those who have paddled a few times before. In the course we explore different swing techniques, energy-smart forward paddling and get the opportunity to train to rescue a friend who has ended up in the water (comrade rescue).
Our kayak course for Yellow Paddle Pass follows the Swedish Canoe Federation's course arrangement, which is an international standard according to EPP (Euro Paddle Pass). You can therefore expect a well thought-out course with structure and clear goals. You as a participant get all the opportunities to develop and learn all about the basics of kayaking!
Once you have completed the course, you have the knowledge to make day trips in lakes and protected waters in the inner archipelago.
No previous experience or knowledge is required, but you as a participant will receive all the necessary information, coaching and material from us. As our instructors have solid experience in safety and technology, this course also offers the more experienced paddler the opportunity to develop.
We have chosen to divide the course into two different evening sessions. This means that you as a participant can maintain full focus during the course and you get the opportunity to reflect between the different occasions. In addition, you will have the opportunity to train between courses yourself, if there is any part that you find difficult.
Course content and layout:
Lead-led tour in 3 hours
Boarding and disembarkation
Lead-led tour in 2 hours
Fine-tuning the technique
Practicing more complex swing methods
1 hour where the group is examined in Yellow Paddle Pass according to EPP
The course always start from Långholmen.
Price: 1990 SEK
For all tours applies:
• Number of participants: max 8 persons, minimum 2 persons
• Maximum weight: 130 kg
• Knowing how to swim is required
Good things to bring:
• Water bottle
• Change of clothes
When the course is completed with a pass grade, you have reached the "EPP yellow level", which is level two out of a total of five available levels. You then have the opportunity to buy a YELLOW EPP paddle pass for 150 SEK that we will help you order.
We also have continuation courses for green paddle passes, read more about it here!
Seasonal occasions: 2021
NB! The occasions are not rebookable
“Smooth reception, knowledgeable staff who keep track of the weather and wind. Lovely views. Overall a really nice experience. "
“Would like to recommend Långholmens kayak. So nice staff, nice kayaks and fabulously beautiful environment to paddle in! ”
“The guide was excellent and the city is even more beautiful from the water, if possible. A great way to get active and have a unique experience. "
Find us and get prepared
The kayaking courses start at our rental on Långholmen. Alstaviksvägen 3 is the address, you can park right next to us at Långholmen camping. Please arrive 10 minutes early for check in and some time to prepare the equipment.