Paddle Canada Level 1 Instructor Course

Paddle Canada Level 1 Instructor Course

Rates: $695 plus GST
Dates: April 29 - May 3rd
Age: 16+


Get Certified as a PCL1 Kayak Instructor

This course will help you build a solid foundation in Sea Kayak Instructing. Throughout this course you will learn: group management strategies, coaching and leadership methodologies, lesson planning and delivery, detection and correction of deficiencies among many other skills.

Please email Paddling School Director at if you have any questions. 

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Who should enroll on this course

Paddle Canada Level 2 certified paddlers

14 Hour Standard First or 16 hour Wilderness First Aid (can be completed after the course)


$695 plus GST ($100 extra for rental of kayak, safety gear and wetsuit for the week)

$25 non-refundable registration fee (per person per lesson). 14 days notice before first day of your lesson is required to reschedule or to cancel for a refund (not including the non-refundable $25 registration fee)

5 Day Course

Monday April 29th-Friday May 3rd (5 days) 8:30am-5:00pm

What to Bring

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We also run kayaking lessons at Jericho Beach Kayak

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Jericho Beach Kayak run kayaking lessons in Vancouver. Click Here for more info.