Clinics

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 Instruction Clinics

The following dates have been set for the kayak instruction clinics:
Paddling – Sunday, July 15, 2018 (full day)
Bracing & Rolling – Sunday, August 5, 2018 (half day)
Rescues – Sunday, August 26, 2018 (morning)
There are 2 remaining spots for the Bracing & Rolling clinic.  A waiting list will also be started for the other clinics to replace anyone who might have to drop out.
If you are interested in signing up for the Bracing & Rolling clinic or want to get on a waiting list for the other two clinics, please contact Jim MacLachlan:
phone – (613) 382-8682