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Introduction to Recreational Canoe & Kayak

Flatwater Canoe and Kayaking is an iconic Canadian activity. Both 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 2017.


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

2017 DATE

DAY

TIME

FEE*


Intro to Canoe

Intro to Canoe

Intro to Canoe

Intro to Canoe

Intro to Canoe 

May 27

June 17

July 15

August 20

September 23


Saturday

Saturday

Saturday 

Sunday

Saturday

9:00am - 1:00pm

9:00am - 1:00pm

9:00am - 1:00pm

9:00am - 1:00pm

9:00am - 1:00pm

$95 + HST

$95 + HST

$95 + HST

$95 + HST

$95 + HST

*All non-member participants must pay a one-time insurance fee of $5. This covers all Recreation Programming for 2017.

https://rideaucanoeclub.wildapricot.org/event-2186833   



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

2017 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 

May 13

June 3

June 18

July 8

July 22

August 5

August 26

Sept 3

Saturday

Saturday

Sunday

Saturday

Saturday

Saturday

Saturday

Sunday

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

$95 + HST

$95 + HST

$95 + HST

$95 + HST

$95 + HST

$95 + HST

$95 + HST

$95 + HST


*All non-member participants must pay a one-time insurance fee of $5. This covers all Recreation Programming for 2017. 

https://rideaucanoeclub.wildapricot.org/event-2186810  


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