Free - Come and Try Orienteering

Location

Royal Victoria Country Park

Date

The meeting point is outside the park shop/cafe by the outdoor tables.

 

Two experienced coaches will introduce you to the basics of orienteering:

 - Understanding the Orienteering map. Colours, symbols, distance. contours.

 - Explaining about controls (checkpoints)

 - Orientating the map and tips on keeping in touch with your exact position.

 - How to use a typical timing device that checks you have completed the course correctly.

 - Test the skills you have learned on some simple exercises.