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.

Leadership Training

SKILS is the leader in Canada for the delivery of high-quality Paddle Canada, ISKGA and SKGABC programs and certifications.

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Stand Up Paddleboarding

Discover the joy of gliding on the water while building confidence and skills. Join us for a fun-filled experience that’s perfect for all levels of adventurers!

Online Courses

Explore a world of knowledge with our online courses!

From expanding your skills to discovering new interests, our user-friendly classes is perfect for paddlers and boaters.

Our Expeditions and Trips

Premier Sea Kayak and Kayak Fishing Trips

Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature as our experienced guides lead you through picturesque coastal landscapes, hidden coves, and serene waters.

Whether you’re a seasoned paddler or a novice explorer, our meticulously planned trips promise an unforgettable journey.

Kayak Fishing

Embark on the ultimate kayak fishing adventure with our guided kayak fishing trips! Join us for a memorable day on the water, where the catch of the day is just a paddle away.

Custom Courses and Trips

Craft your perfect escape with our custom kayak trips! We can tailor your adventure to your preferences, dates or location exploring serene waterways and breathtaking landscapes at your own pace.