Paddle Canada Basic Kayak Instructor

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paddle_canada_logoThis course is designed for recreational kayakers wishing to increase their skills and knowledge as well as for individuals wanting to become professional sea kayak instructors. We introduce the basics of group management in sheltered waters, organizing and presenting effective on water lessons, detecting and correcting common challenges with strokes and rescues, and providing meaningful feedback to students.

The course develops and assesses the necessary skills to organize and teach a 1-day on water sea kayak beginner course.

Skill Level: Beginner


  • Paddle Canada Level 1 Skills
  • Standard First Aid / CPR (14 hours) or Wilderness First Aid (16 hours). The first aid requirement can be completed after the course.[/two_third]

Course Information:

Course Information Package

 Policies and Procedures
Waiver Form

Additional Fee:

CDN$85 – Paddle Canada Instructor Membership

 Dates  Location  Price Join Us!
May 31-June 2, 2019 Victoria CDN $375 book now

Other dates available for custom and private programs.

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