Quality instruction for new & developing paddlers
All our courses, clinics and lessons adhere to the instruction and certification standards set by Paddle Canada, Canada’s national association for recreational paddling. Paddle Canada certifications are nationally accredited and internationally recognized. Each year, approximately 2,500 certified instructors (like us!) deliver sanctioned courses to more than 15,000 paddlers across Canada.
Paddle Canada Level 1 Sea Kayak Skills
Paddle Canada Basic Kayak Skills
Additional dates TBD
2- to 4-hour private clinics
Wet Exits & Re-entries
Strokes & Maneuvering
Underwater Composure Clinics
Increase your confidence, mental calm and functional movement while capsized in your kayak.
Wednesday Evening Skill Building Series
Wednesday evenings at Westwood Lake Park in Nanaimo,
April 5, April 12, April 26, May 3 & May 17.
Women on Water (WoW) Courses
Skill building and connection for female paddlers!
June 16-18 OR June 19-21 on Quadra Island
Theme: Chart-Based Navigation Intensive
Paddling Club Clinics – 2023
Clinics for members of the Nanaimo Paddlers, South Island Sea Kayaking Association (SISKA) and Cowichan Kayak & Canoe Club paddling clubs.
Don’t see what you’re looking for? We’re happy to work with individuals and small groups to provide course dates and schedules that meet your needs. Contact us to discuss!