This two (2) hours of Canoeing can be spent geared toward fun & games, technical skills, or just paddling. It will have a general agenda, but unfolds accommodating the desires of participants.
Note: We enjoy being flexible! We also offer an extension of hours onto this clinic and can discuss topics your group would like to learn more about, including water safety / self and partner rescue.
All Equipment is provided
Aim / Overview
The focus is getting comfortable in your canoe, and having some fun on the water.
To introduce the novice paddler to paddling with a partner in shelter calm waters.
Participants must be comfortable in and around water, be reasonably fit, in good health and possess a reasonable level of strength and flexibility.
Skills you will learn along the way
Basic paddling strokes enough to paddle your canoe in a straight line, turn your canoe, beaching and docking, as well as equipment and safety tips.
Paddling Strokes: Forward & Back, Stopping, Draw, Pry, J- Stroke (Lake J)
Basic land and water Safety
1 instructor to maximum of 10 participants.
This introductory clinic is conducted in a calm water setting and involves some time in a discussion. Lee Creek, North Shuswap Lake, BC (just 9.0 km from the Trans Canada)
Certificates of completion are awarded