Terms & Conditions
When booking a SUP lesson with SUP Barmouth, please be aware of the following terms & conditions that apply
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
Stand Up Paddle Boarding may carry attendant risks. Participants must be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own action and involvement.
All sessions are staffed by appropriately qualified BSUPA Instructors in accordance with the SUP BARMOUTH health and safety policy. SUP BARMOUTH has a proactive approach to staff training and occasionally trainee instructors are involved in sessions, however they will be under the supervision of a qualified instructor at all times.
Whilst every reasonable attempt will be made to deliver sessions, SUP BARMOUTH reserve the right to cancel or modify the session due to safety considerations or factors beyond our control. In the event of weather conditions that are unsafe to teach in, SUP Barmouth may be forced to cancel lessons. Should this occur we will happily accommodate you on another suitable lesson date at your discretion or give you a full refund - whichever you prefer.
SUP Barmouth reserve the right not to refund fees paid if customers choose to cancel a booking, decide not to attend a lesson/course for whatever reason, or arrive too late to participate in their lesson/course. We therefore recommend that all customers take out suitable insurance to cover such circumstances.
As part of the continual review of safety and associated considerations, the conditions of booking are subject to change, clarification and modification at any time. Only the fully qualified stand up paddle boarding instructors present can authorise such changes before or during the session.
All students must be over eight years of age and be of a reasonable level of general fitness.
Parental consent is required for individuals under the age of 18 participating in SUP Barmouth stand up paddle boarding activities. In booking this activity the parent, guardian or authorised adult is agreeing that they have checked the conditions of participation for Stand up Paddle Boarding at SUP Barmouth in full, agree to the conditions of participation and allows the person under 18 years old specified below to participate.
LIABILITY AND INSURANCE
All participants must be aware that outdoor activities are potentially dangerous and accept the risks associated with these activities.
SUP BARMOUTH is under no liability whatsoever in respect of loss or damage to property, however caused, whilst at SUP BARMOUTH.
SUP BARMOUTH holds £5m public liability cover.
HEALTH AND SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS
Due to the nature of Stand up Paddle Boarding, all participants must be physically able to participate in sessions. Anyone with a medical condition or injury which may impede their ability to participate should consult their medical practitioner to assess their ability to participate. SUP BARMOUTH must also be informed of any pre-existing medical conditions or injuries.
Disabled persons may be able to participate in sessions, subject to the submission of details at the time of booking and to the approval of the qualified instructors.
Participants must be able to swim (all students will be wearing a buoyancy aid) and be confident in open water (defined as 25 metres from land).
All participants must meet the minimum age for the activity – 8 years old.
Spectacles can be a hazard to you whilst participating in sessions. If you choose to wear spectacles you must accept that injury may occur and accept full responsibility for any such injury. Participants may wear contact lenses.
SUP BARMOUTH reserve the right to refuse participation to anyone considered to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
The centre staff may require any participant to leave the session if that person acts in any such manner as to endanger himself/herself or any other SUP BARMOUTH and/or harbour user.
Participants must remain in the same group for the duration of the session. Places are non- transferable once the session has started.
APPROPRIATE IMAGE USE
SUP BARMOUTH recognise the need to ensure the welfare and safety of all young people. Whilst taking part in any activity, participants may be photographed by SUP BARMOUTH registered instructors. These images may be used for promotion by SUP BARMOUTH. If this is not acceptable please contact SUP BARMOUTH. Your wishes will be respected.
In accordance with our child protection policy and procedures, we will not permit photographs, video or any other images of children/young people to be used without the consent of the parents/carers and children/young people. We will take all possible steps to ensure these images are used solely for the purpose they are intended. If you become aware that these images are being used inappropriately you should inform SUP BARMOUTH immediately.
In the event that you do not consent to the above statement please request and complete a non-consent of image use form (available from the SUP BARMOUTH team).