Complete Kayaking

introductory
Rates: $549
Dates: Six Nights 6-9pm + Daytrip 9am-4pm
Age: 16+
 

Start from no kayaking experience and build the skills needed to venture out on full-day paddling trips!

We will spend six evenings at Jericho Beach learning the fundamentals of gear, kayaks, and strokes. We’ll introduce kayak capsizing and re-entry, both on your own and with the help of a partner, and show you how to paddle more efficiently. We’ll also introduce navigation for day-tripping, including chart reading, route finding, tides, and weather.

If we have time and if there is interest there might even be the opportunity to try out paddling a surfski towards the end of the course.

The program will wrap up with a full day trip either from Jericho Beach.

Upon successful completion of all skills you will receive your Paddle Canada Level 1 Kayaking Certification.

 

Rates

$549

 

2021 Dates

Six Nights 6-9pm + Daytrip 9am-4pm
(Series E: 5:30-8:30)

A (Thursdays): May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10
Daytrip (Sunday): June 13
B (Mondays): May 31, June 7, 14, 21, 28, Jul 5
Daytrip (Sunday): Jul 11
C (Wednesdays): June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28, Aug 4
Daytrip (Saturday) Aug 7
D (Thursdays): Jul 15, 22, 29, Aug 5, 12, 19
Daytrip (Sunday) Aug 22
E (Wednesdays): Aug 11, 18, 25, Sep 1, 8, 15
Daytrip (Sunday) Sep 19

 

Prerequisites

None, this course takes you all the way from being a total beginner to being able to confidently and safely go on daytrips.

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