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Intro to Sprint Paddling


For boys and girls from 9 to 14 years old
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Intro to Sprint Paddling is a two-week introduction to competitive Sprint Canoe-Kayak for athletes aged U14, born between 2005 and 2009.

Throughout the camp the paddlers will progress through all the basic skills of sprint paddling.  Paddlers will learn about water safety rules for sprint boats, how to balance, paddle, and train in sprint kayaks and canoes. The summer sessions of Intro to Sprint Paddling include the opportunity to race at a fun, local regatta. Participants will learn competition skills and rules for sprint canoe kayak, and will participate in on and off water training sessions. 


The Rideau Canoe Club provides all the equipment required.

*** Pre and Post care available at additional cost ***
$30 mornings | $30 afternoons | $50 both
PRE CARE: There is no supervision before 8 am. POST CARE:  If a child is picked up after 5:15 pm, there is an additional charge of $20

To reinforce safe paddling skills, all participants are required to wear life-jackets or PFDs any time they are on the water. All of Rideau’s paddling programs are led by friendly, dependable, knowledgeable and certified coaches. 
SESSIONSTART DATEEND DATEDAYSTIMEFEEREGATTA DATE
1-Spring U10 June 1, 2019 June 28, 2019 Tues, Thurs, Sat T, Th:6pm-7:30pm; S:10am-12pm $96.00 No Regatta 
2-Spring U12&U14 June 1, 2019 June 28, 2019 Mon, Wed, Sat M,W,F:6-8pm; S:10am-12:30pm $153.00 No Regatta 
3-Summer 1 July 2, 2019 July 12, 2019 Mon-Fri (July 1 no prog) 9:00am - 4:00pm $595.00 Friday, July 12 
4-Summer 2 July 15, 2019 July 26, 2019 Monday-Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm $651.00 Friday, July 26 
5-Summer 3 July 29, 2019 August 9, 2019 Monday-Friday (Aug 5 no prg) 9:00am - 4:00pm $595.00 Friday, August 9 
6-Fall U10 September 7, 2019 September 28, 2019 Mon, Wed, Sat MW Fri 5:30-7:30 pm S10 am-12 pm $99.00 No Regatta 
7-Fall U12&U14 September 7, 2019 September 28, 2019 Tues, Thurs, Sat T T 5:30 pm- 7 pm S 10 am- 12 pm $165.75 No Regatta 
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