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Introduction to Recreational Canoe, Kayak & SUP

Flatwater Canoe and Kayaking is an iconic Canadian activity and Stand Up Paddling is increasing in popularity. All three activities offer excellent, low-impact workouts in the beautiful outdoors! If you're new to paddling and looking to have an enjoyable and comprehensive start in the sport, our Introductory Programs are a great place to get started on the water! Here's what we're offering for 2018.



Introduction to Canoe

This half-day course will turn land-lovers into proficient paddlers. Open to anyone looking for a safe, informative, and fun introduction to flatwater canoeing. Areas covered include movement skills, boat care, entry/exits, safety, and selecting proper equipment. Participants will be able to use their own boats, paddles, and PFD/lifejackets, or those provided by the Club.

Program Details
Minimum Participants per session: 6; Maximum Participants per session: 12
Please note, payment must be made to guarantee your spot.

SESSIONS

2018 DATE

DAY

TIME

FEE*


Intro to Canoe

Intro to Canoe

Intro to Canoe

Intro to Canoe

Intro to Canoe 



June 16

July 22

August 5

August 19

September 9



Saturday

Sunday

Sunday 

Sunday

Sunday



9:00am - 1:00pm

9:00am - 1:00pm

9:00am - 1:00pm

9:00am - 1:00pm

9:00am - 1:00pm



$105 + HST

$105 + HST

$105 + HST

$105 + HST

$105 + HST

*All non-member participants must pay a one-time insurance fee of $5. This covers all Recreation Programming for 2018.

https://rideaucanoeclub.wildapricot.org/event-2758234   




Introduction to Sea Kayaking

Introduction to Sea Kayaking introduces the novice to paddling a sea kayak in calm, sheltered waters. The focus of this half-day course is to provide skills essential to being comfortable day paddling in a group environment. The course participant will build on their expanding paddling skill set, and be introduced to rescue techniques that incorporate the use of a paddling partner. Participants will be able to use their own boats, paddles, and PFD/lifejackets or those provided by the Club.

Program Details
Minimum Participants per session: 6; Maximum Participants per session: 12
Please note, payment must be made to guarantee your spot.

SESSIONS

2018 DATE

DAY

TIME

FEE*

Intro to Sea Kayak

Intro to Sea Kayak

Intro to Sea Kayak

Intro to Sea Kayak

Intro to Sea Kayak

Intro to Sea Kayak

Intro to Sea Kayak

Intro to Sea Kayak

Intro to Sea Kayak

May 19

May 20

June 9

June 17

July 7

July 21

August 4

August 18

Sept 8


Saturday

Sunday

Saturday

Sunday

Saturday

Saturday

Saturday

Saturday

Saturday


9:00am - 1:00pm

9:00am - 1:00pm

9:00am - 1:00pm

9:00am - 1:00pm

9:00am - 1:00pm

9:00am - 1:00pm

9:00am - 1:00pm

9:00am - 1:00pm

9:00am - 1:00pm

$105 + HST

$105 + HST

$105 + HST

$105 + HST

$105 + HST

$105 + HST

$105 + HST

$105 + HST

$105 + HST


*All non-member participants must pay a one-time insurance fee of $5. This covers all Recreation Programming for 2018. 

https://rideaucanoeclub.wildapricot.org/event-2758231  




Introduction to Stand Up Paddling

Stand Up Paddling is the exciting new water craze that combines surfing with paddling.It provides an awesome core workout while allowing paddlers an awesome view of their surroundings in a comfortable and free position. If you're looking to try out SUP paddling, our Introductory Programs are a great place to get started on the water! Here's what we're offering for 2018.

The Intro to SUP is a 1.5 hour session where you will learn the basics of equipment, technique and water safety.  All boards and equipment will be provided.

Program details: 

  • Minimum Participants per session: 3; Maximum Participants per session: 6
  • One Intro lesson is a 1.5 hour session 
  • Program Prerequisites: None
  • Please note, payment must be made to guarantee your spot

SESSIONS

2018 DATES

TIME

FEE*


Intro to SUP

Intro to SUP

Intro to SUP 

Intro to SUP

Intro to SUP 

Intro to SUP

Intro to SUP

May 19

June 10

July 7

July 21

August 11

August 19

September 15

10:00 am - 11:30 am

10:00 am - 11:30 am

10:00 am - 11:30 am

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

10:00 am - 11:30 am

10:00 am - 11:30 am

10:00 am - 11:30 am

$55 + HST 

$55 + HST

$55 + HST

$55 + HST

$55 + HST

$55 + HST

$55 + HST

* All non-member participants must pay a one-time insurance fee of $5. This covers all Recreation Programming for 2018. 
 

https://rideaucanoeclub.wildapricot.org/event-2758236   


Special Requirements for all Recreation Programs

  • Courses which do not meet minimum registration levels will be cancelled. Affected participants will be offered spaces in similar courses or full refunds.
  • Registrations are only considered final when payment is made.
  • Registration changes can be made for credit only; refunds will only be provided for medical reasons.
  • Minimum age requirement for our Introduction and Intermediate Canoe and Sea Kayak courses is 14. Minimum age requirement for our Fitness Paddling courses is 16. 
Have questions about our programs?  Check out our FAQ page