Canoeing Recreational Programs

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Introduction to Canoeing

Learn and practise what you need to get out on the water today. Our 1 day introductory program covers all the basics of getting onto and off the water, controlling your canoe, and recovering from a capsize.  We also introduce basic weather and navigation.  All this in a relaxed and fun environment.  We provide all the canoes, paddling accessories, and experienced staff. All our canoeing courses are private and the dates are based on your availabilities.

Skills level: Beginner
Prerequisites: Curiosity about canoeing

Coastal Canoeing

Our 3 day coastal canoeing program program builds on your basic canoeing experience so that you can enjoy multi-day touring in your canoe along the coast.  We review basic canoe handling and rescues, and move on to introduce skills for paddling and touring in more dynamic waters.  These skills include:

  • Paddling in light currents, waves and winds
  • Navigation
  • Weather forecasting
  • Group management
  • Rescues
  • Camping out of a canoe

All this while we go on our own multiday adventure in the Gulf Islands of BC. All our canoeing courses are private and the dates are based on your availabilities.

Skills level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: Introduction to Canoeing or Equivalent

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