Paddle Canada Level 1 Skills
Get Paddle Canada Certified
This multi-day, 16 hour course, is a comprehensive introduction to the fun and exciting sport of sea kayaking.
Your instructor will teach you the skills necessary to safely plan and execute a day trip with friends in Class 1 Waters.*
Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive the nationally recognised Paddle Canada Level 1 certification.
This certificate will allow you to paddle by yourself at all of our rental locations.
Topics covered include:
- decision making
- re-entry techniques
- …and more!
*Class 1 Waters = non-challenging, protected waters with limited wind effect, little or no current, easy landings and ready access to land-based assistance.
Becoming Paddle Canada Level 1 certified will enable you to paddle solo at our waterfront rental locations.
Who should enroll on this course
This course is a comprehensive introduction to the basics of sea kayaking. Many beginners start here and it is a gateway course that will unlock your kayaking world!
Lessons occur in Class 1 waters. i.e: non-challenging, protected waters with limited wind effect, little or no current, easy landings and ready access to land-based assistance.
We recommend you sign up if you are in interested in learning how to:
- Manoeuvre your kayak
- Make on-water safety decisions
- Read weather
- Paddle Efficiently
- Bracing techniques
- Capsize & re-enter kayak
|No of Sessions||2 or 6|
|Price||$369 (excl tax)|
|Dates (Every Weekend)||Days||Time|
|April 8th – September 30th||Saturday & Sunday||9am-5pm|
|May: (8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19)||Monday, Wednesday, Friday||5:30pm-8:30pm|
|June: (5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16)||Monday, Wednesday, Friday||6pm-9pm|
|July: (10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21)||Monday, Wednesday, Friday||6pm-9pm|
|August: (14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25)||Monday, Wednesday, Friday||5:30pm-8:30pm|
What to Bring
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