Lake Canoeing Skills - Introduction - June 1, 2024


This fun and inspiring  will course will give you the skills to safely and confidently paddle tandem (two person canoe) boats on lakes for the sheer joy of canoeing. 

Canoeing is often thought of as a simple, easy, and safe, however many novice paddlers quickly get into trouble when lacking the basic skills offered in this course.

Skills covered in this excellent clinic include: 
8 different strokes to control the canoe,
Safely launching, landing, loading, carries, and trimming the canoe.
Canoe selection, equipment, outfitting, and Transport Canada regulations pertaining to canoeing.
Signals, canoe rescues, towing, throw bag, and environmental hazards.
Completing challenging maneuvers with your paddling partner.

Colleen and Dale are certified instructors with Paddle Canada.

All Equipment supplied - or bring your own PFD, paddle, or canoe

Time:  9am to 4pm

Location: We will begin at our Nature Alive Adventure Center and carpool to either Schuman Lake or Goose Lake - depending on the best paddling conditions.