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​​​​​​​KAYAK COURSES

Several types of Kayaks are now available on the market such as Sea Kayaks, Sit on Tops, and Recreational Kayaks.  Recreational and Sit on Top Kayaks can be used for our Kayaking Skills Clinics and Basic Kayaking Course.  When entering our kayak program we suggest learning these new skills with the equipment you already use and are familiar with.  However, if required, Sea Kayaks and the Required Safety Equipment is available to rent for $24.99 per session. 


PADDLE CANADA BASIC KAYAKING COURSE

This 8 hour course is the first step on the Paddle Canada Kayak Certification Program and is geared to the novice paddler. This course will provide the skills necessary for paddling in calm sheltered waters.   In this course we will cover safety equipment, boat design, paddles, injury prevention, kayak resources, judgement, lifting and carrying your kayak, fitting your kayak with a skirt, entering and exiting your kayak from shore, wet exits, swimming a kayak to shore, paddling strokes, draw strokes, low braces, rafting up, and assisted re-entry.

Maximum course size is eight (Small Class Size, Instructor/Student ratio is 1:4)


$159.00 per person

​Barrie, Ontario - Saturday June 17th  9:00 - 5:00 -
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Barrie, Ontario - Saturday July 8th  9:00 - 5:00 - Sold Out 
Barrie, Ontario - Saturday September 16th  9:00 - 5:00 -
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​​PADDLE CANADA SEA KAYAKING LEVEL ONE SKILLS

The Paddle Canada Level One Course is step two in the Paddle Canada Sea Kayak Certification Program and it runs over 16 hours and provides new paddlers with the skills and knowledge for day long sea kayaking trips (non-wilderness area) in sheltered waters in the company of other paddlers with Level One skills or greater.  In this course we will cover safety equipment, boat design, paddles, injury prevention, kayak resources, journeying, seamanship, navigation, judgement, lifting and carrying your kayak, fitting your kayak with a skirt, entering and exiting your kayak from shore, wet exits, swimming a kayak to shore, bow rescues, assisted re-entry, unassisted re-entry, towing, communication, signals, paddle strokes, braces, sweeps, edge control, and stern rudders.

Maximum course size is eight (Small Class Size, Instructor/Student ratio is 1:4)


$239.00 per person
Sea Kayaks and the Required Safety Equipment is available to rent for $24.99 per session.

​June 17th & 18th 9:00 - 5:00 Barrie, Ontario -
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Sept 16th & 17th 9:00 - 5:00 Barrie, Ontario -
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PRIVATE & GROUP PROGRAMS

-We are happy to provide programs at your waterfront location or ours

-Let us tailor a custom program for you, your group, or your employee wellness program!!!

-Quotes available upon request

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2.5 Hour Private Lessons and Clinics held at the Barrie, Midland, or Penetanguishene water Front are priced from
One person    $199.00 pp
Two people     $149.00 pp
Three people  $119.00 pp
Four people    $99.00 pp
Five people    $89.00 pp
Six people     $79.00 pp
(plus equipment rental at $24.99 per person)


IMPORTANT STUFF

CANCELLATION POLICY:  

All courses run rain or shine so please dress appropriately

Extreme weather events may cancel, halt, or postpone courses or clinics

Weather cancellations prior to an event start will be 100% refunded

Courses or clinics interrupted by weather will be rescheduled for completion


Sometimes life gets in the way and we understand. :-)

If we cancel 100% refund of course!!

Unless otherwise posted during registration, the following applies:

If you are unable to attend and you can send someone in your place, no worries

Minimum cancellation fee is 10% to cover transaction costs and fees

Cancellations with less that 28 days notice, 50% refund

Cancellations with less that 14 days notice, no refund

Happy Paddling, and have a great day!