Welcome to SKILS, Canada’s premiere outdoor skills and leadership development company.

When we started back in 2003, we had three simple goals:

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To offer very high quality and innovative paddling programs.

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To offer fun, challenging and rewarding courses.

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To foster a strong Canadian paddlesports community.

Develop your skills and knowledge with a recreational sea kayaking course or expedition.

Sea Kayak Leadership

SKILS is the leader in Canada to deliver high quality Paddle Canada, ISKGA and SKGABC programs.

Join us on our unique expeditions for a true adventure.

Kayak Fishing

SKILS is the pioneer of kayak fishing in Canada. Try it and get hooked.

We can custom any trip or course based on your needs, dates or location.

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Learn how to go stand up paddling or become a SUP instructor.

We have 13 online courses for paddlers and boaters.

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Learn and practice what you need to get out on the water today.