Paddle Canada Basic Kayak Skills

This program is developed to provide paddlers with the fundamentals for sea kayaking in calm sheltered waters.

If you are new to kayaking or have never taken any formal training this one day 8-hour course is a great introduction to sea kayaking.  The primary focus of this program is introducing and developing multiple paddling strokes, introduction to equipment and how it is used, as well as the basic safety and rescue skills to get you started on the water.

2019 Dates will be released in the New Year!


Assisted rescue of capsized paddler


Instruction & Paddle Canada certification upon successful completion of the course 


Personal paddling clothing, snacks and water, kayak and kayak related gear

** If you do not have a kayak and/or kayak related gear please contact us as we have rental options available for both

All of our programs are led by a Paddle Canada certified instructor.  Successful participants of the “Basic Kayak Skills” program will receive Paddle Canada Basic Kayak Skills certification.  Click below for more information:
Paddle Canada Basic Kayak Skills certification available