Boating Programs 2018

Canoe & Kayak Courses

Paddle Canada Introduction Lake Canoe Skills (10 hours)

Option 1: POOL: June 8, 7-9:30 pm; LAKE: June 9-11, 7-9:30 pm.  $350

Option 2: POOL: June 29, 7-9:30 pm; LAKE: July 2, 3 & 4, 7-9:30 pm. $350

Learn to: Select suitable equipment; identify and avoid lake hazards; rescue yourself and others (in the pool) ; efficiently paddle on a lake in a straight line and around obstacles; navigate in wind and waves; and safely prepare for a one-day paddle tour.  An essential prerequisite for River Canoeing or Kayaking

Both include intensive rescue practice in the comfort and safety of the swimming pool.

Paddle Canada Level 1 Sea Kayak Skills (10 hours)

Option 1: POOL: June 22, 7-9:30 pm; LAKE: June 25-27, 7-9:30 pm; $350

Option 2: POOL: June 29, 7-9:30 pm; LAKE: July 2, 3 & 4,  7-9:30 pm; $350

Learn to: Select suitable equipment; identify and avoid lake hazards; rescue yourself and others (in the pool) ; efficiently paddle on a lake in a straight line and around obstacles; navigate in wind and waves; and safely prepare for a one-day paddle tour.  An essential prerequisite for River Canoeing or Kayaking

Both include intensive rescue practice in the comfort and safety of the swimming pool.

Paddle Canada Moving Water Canoe Skills  (20 hours)

THEORY/LAKE: July 5&6, 7-9pm;  RIVER: July 7 & 14, 9am-5pm

$395

Learn to: Select suitable river paddling equipment; common river hazards and how to avoid them; self-rescue and boat-assisted river rescue techniques; river maneuvers.  Paddle Canada Introduction Tandem Canoeing Skills is a firm prerequisite.

Paddle Canada Moving Water Kayak Skills  (20 hours)

THEORY/LAKE: July 5&6, 7-9pm;  RIVER: July 7 & 14, 9am-5pm

$395

Learn to: Select suitable river paddling equipment; common river hazards and how to avoid them; self-rescue and boat-assisted river rescue techniques; river maneuvers.  Paddle Canada Kayak Basic is a firm pre-requisite.

Private Paddling Lessons

Private: $50/hour; Semi-private: $40 per person/hour

Can’t make it to the course you want this summer? Here’s an option for you! Book a private or semi-private (2 people) lesson with one of our friendly, competent instructors (minimum two hours).

Youth Paddling Camps

Kids’ Paddle Camp (5 1/2 days )

Option 1: POOL: June 30, 9am-12pm; LAKE: July 2-6, 9am-5pm

Option 2: POOL: July 15, 9am-12pm; LAKE: July 16-20, 9am-5pm

$525

Youth 7 to 11 years learn to: Select equipment; identify and avoid lake hazards; rescue themselves and others; basic canoe and kayak maneuvers, wilderness survival skills; and participate in a day tour.

Youth Adventure Camp (5 1/2 days )

Option 1: POOL: July 8, 9am-12pm; LAKE: July 9&10, 9am-5pm; TRIP: July 11-13

$595

Youth 12 to 15 years learn self and team rescues in the swimming pool, and basic boat maneuvers on the lake.  Both canoeing and kayaking skills are covered.  This fun, yet intensive training is followed by a 3 day / 2 night paddle camping trip.

Motorboat Course

Pleasure Craft Operator Certification (PCOC)

1 day     Contact us for pricing information

This classroom based course, accredited by Transport Canada, helps boat operators understand the ‘rules of the waterway’, marine signs and markers, safety regulations, and what to do in the event of a marine emergency.  Successful participants will receive a PCOC card, which is a requirement to operate most motor boats on most Canadian waterways.