An aluminium paddle is fine to begin paddling. The aluminium part is only the pole (shaft). The handle and blade are often from fiberglass reinforced nylon so they are robust, also when you hit rocks.
FIT OCEAN light alloy paddle 3-piece
€100.00Inc. VATFree Shipping
Extra paddle for the kids
€49.00Inc. VATFree Shipping
Dual Paddle€69.00 Inc. VATFree Shipping