Paddle Canada Basic Kayak Instructor

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paddle_canada_logoThis course is designed for individuals wanting to become sea kayak instructors and join Paddle Canada, a national association of paddlers and instructors.

This 3-day, sea kayak Basic Kayak Instructor program provides an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary in becoming a Basic Kayak Instructor for Paddle Canada.  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!
June 8-10, 2018 Victoria CDN $375 book now

Other dates available for custom and private programs.

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