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Saturday, April 1, 2017
April 1&2, Basic and Advanced Tandem lake canoe course. This a preparation course for the upcoming guiding course, but anyone is welcome! Learn to control a canoe as a team, forwards, sideways, spinning, backwards. These are the basic skills needed for advanced paddling (rivers or open water). Rescue, safety, packing a canoe and many other skills included. No experience or partner required. Certifcation is optional. Contact me if gear is needed. Use this address for more information on content. http://www.bccanoe.com/course-detail-blog/lake-water-canoe-single-item
Monday, April 3, 2017
Tandem river canoeing course for beginners or for experienced paddlers wishing to upgrade their skills. April 3/4, full days. Certification optional. See the following link for more details: bccanoe.com/course-detail-blog/moving-water-single-item Must have RCABC Lakewater Tandem Level 1 or equivalent skills. See: http://bccanoe.com/course-detail-blog/lake-water-canoe-single-item
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Lakewater Instructor Recertification details @ www.learn2canoe.ca
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
RCABC Movingwater Level 1 Basic Tandem. Wednesday 7pm to 9pm - May 10. Sundays 9am to 5pm - May 14, May 28. Boat and equipment rental available.
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.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
RCABC Movingwater Level 2 Basic Solo. Wednesday 7pm to 9pm - May 31. Sundays 5am to 9pm - June 4, June 11. Boat and equipment rental available.