Learn to paddle or improve your skills
Intro to Canoeing: Ed Jezak
Members who need an introduction to canoeing can contact Ed for sessions covering safety, equipment and basic strokes. Sessions will take place during Open Paddle nights, with $10/session payable to the Canoe Club.
Intro to Kayaks: Gail Pringle
Fee of $10.00 for club members, and $15.00 for non-members. Topics: choice of equipment, safety guidelines, dry land boat entry, kayaking strokes, and basic water skills.
Individual instruction: Jim Maclachlan
If you recognize you have a particular weakness or a skill you wish to develop (e.g., bracing, rolling, J-stroke, etc.), call Jim! Lessons are at Grass Creek Park (about 14 km east of the causeway on Hwy 2) and last about an hour. $10 per session will be paid to the Canoe Club.
Kayak Clinics: Jim Maclachlan
Kayak clinics are being offered at Grass Creek Park (about 14 km East of the causeway on Hwy 2). Clinic dates in 2019 are July 14, August 25, and September 01. Topics covered in the respective classes will be: strokes (July 14), braces/rolling (August 25), and rescues (September 01). Space is limited so please contact Jim to reserve your spot. This is intended for experienced paddlers (not beginners). Gail Pringle does an introductory class for beginner kayakers.
Jim MacLachlan 613-382-8682