Basic Skills Development

This is the clinic that builds upon your base kayaking skills.

The Basic Skills Development Clinic is for beginners who would like to expand the paddle strokes and knowledge gained in the foundations clinic. This course is for those who want to learn how to do the basic wet exit. Improve their paddling and Learn new paddle strokes. We can help you learn those skills and learn how to link strokes to better control a kayak.

This is a four hour clinic.

Don’t have a kayak? No problem the kayak rental is included with the clinic. If you want, bring
your own kayak!

Taught by a Paddle Canada certified instructor.

The price for the foundations clinic is $65.00 per person. Maximum 6 people per clinic.

Paddle Canada Clinic: Focus – Basic Skills Development

We will build on the basics we have learned in the ‘Foundations’ clinic. Strengthening our strokes and learning how to better control our kayak as well preparing for emergencies on the water.

Review and Strengthen – Forward and reverse paddling. – Forward and reverse sweep strokes.
Sculling draw stroke
Retrieving a swamped kayak
Stern Rudder
Wet Exit opportunity
This clinic will be held Saturday afternoons July 2, 23, &30 and August 13 &20 as requested.