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Sunday, April 30, 2017
Lakewater Level 2 is a basic lakewater solo skills course and the prerequisite to the basic moving water solo course. Course content includes the basic knowledge and skills you need to paddle, rescue, and transport canoes on lakewater. For a full description, see the RCABC Level 2 Course Description: http://bccanoe.com/courses/rcabc-courses2/281-lake-water-2#LW2 For more information, contact Allyson Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org (604)831-5807.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Tandem Paddling Skills Clinic (no partner needed) details@ www.learn2canoe.ca
Monday, May 29, 2017
This course has been designed to provide entry level skills for leaders guiding guests on flat water or moving class 1 water. This course runs May, 29, 30 and 31. This three day course is a combination of the RCABC Basic Lakewater Tandem Paddler, Basic Lakewater Solo Paddler and the new Day Guide Module. Skills that will be covered include; basic paddle skills, rescue skills (including recovering capsized boats), boat handling and navigation, basic moving water skills (including ferries, paddling upstream, reading currents, hazard recognition, safety). Guiding skills that are covered include leadership, group management, teaching of strokes and boat handling and risk management. The focus of this course is to introduce basic paddling skills and guiding skills as they relate to leading groups. Participants will have an opportunity to gain experience through teaching and leading and will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate, teach and manage in a group setting. This course will take place on Alta Lake and the river of Golden Dreams with a focus on preparing successful course candidates to lead clients in these waters. Successful participants will receive the Day Guide Certificate. Currently this course is full however spots may open up closer to the course date. Please contact Chris Kaipio for information on this course or additional dates. Course cost does not include equipment however equipment can be arranged for an additional fee.
Saturday, June 3, 2017
RCABC Lakewater Instructors Recertification. Saturday 9am to 5pm - June 3
Sunday, June 4, 2017
RCABC Movingwater Level 1 Basic Tandem. Wednesday 7pm to 9pm - June 1. Sundays 9am to 5pm - June 4, June 11. Boat and equipment rental available.