Level 1- Learn to Whitewater Kayak * Every Weekend in July & August

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Level 1- Learn to Whitewater Kayak * Every Weekend in July & August

Product Description

* Sat/Sun 10am-4pm *
This is an introductory course intended for those interested in learning the exciting sport of White water kayaking in a safe and friendly environment.  Beginners start on flat water learning strokes and concepts before evolving to moving water skills like safety, eddy control, ferrying, bracing, and introductory kayak rolling.  Level 1 course criteria and evaluations are based on standards outlined by Canoe and Kayak British Columbia.  Start out right learning from the pros to avoid bad paddling habits and unsafe learning. Challenge the river, challenge yourself.

Pricing     

Need Gear?* $285 Two Day * Includes Lunch

Have your own gear?* $265 Two Day * Includes Lunch

nearby camping available, inquire with our booking team.

  Every Weekend in July & August

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Level 1 Canoe Kayak Canada 2 Day Intro to Kayak Certificate.

This course is an introduction to the dynamic sport of whitewater kayaking.  Participants will be expected to attempt the following skills in order to gain certification.

-Kayak and Equipment orientation and terminology

-Perform the wet exit

-Forward and Reverse stroke

-Sweep Stoke

-Paddling on edge

-Attempt the T-rescue

-Throw bag  rescue and basic knots

-Defensive swimming

-control kayak in moving water

Additional Information

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This course if for someone who has never been in a kayak before or would like a refresher. Bring any ski type layers you might have and swim wear. We provide kayak, paddle, skirt, booties, helmet, and splash jacket.