Whitewater Kayak

Level 1

The adventure begins in Crescent Valley, BC. Paddling and practicing on the Kootenay and Slocan river. This introductory course is for those that are interested in learning the exciting sport of Whitewater 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.

Includes: Lunch
Suitable for ages 16 and up


Course type: Beginner Kayak

Duration: Saturday & Sunday

Start times: 10:00am - 4pm

Class of river: I - II

$295 per person with rental equipment

$265 per person using own equipment