Kayak: Fundamentals

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Description:

New kayakers: this course is for you! Our comprehensive on-water introductory lesson will give you the hands-on training and skills required to kayak in protected waters. This course features kayaking safety information, essential equipment knowledge, launching & landing skills, kayak strokes, and more. The skills and enthusiasm of our certified instructors, combined with the low participant:instructor ratio, will ensure a fun, comfortable, safe and educational experience!

Kayak: Fundamentals is the foundational course for all our our kayak instructional programs.

Expected Outcome:

Upon completion of this course, you will have the skills and confidence to paddle your kayak in protected waters.

Notes:

Kayak and related gear is provided.

After you complete this course, take our Kayak: The Next Step to earn the Paddle Canada Basic Kayak skills certificate!

This clinic is designed for adults - all participants must be at least 16 year old. Children 12-15 are welcome to participate if a parent is also registered in the clinic.

Prerequisite:

None. But a willingness to learn and a fondness for fun won't hurt.

Cost:

$79

2016 Dates:

These courses run on Arbour Lake, Heritage Pointe Lake or Glenmore Reservoir, as noted below. They are 2½ - 3 hours.

Don't want to book online? Call us at 403-262-4327. We are always happy to help!

 

Mondays - Arbour Lake

May 2 - 6pm

May 16 - 6pm

May 23 - 6pm

June 6 - 6pm

June 13 - 6pm

July 4 - 6pm

July 18 - 6pm

July 25 - 6pm

Aug 8 - 6pm

Aug 15 - 5pm

Aug 29 - 5pm

Sept 5 - 5pm

Sept 19 - 5pm

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Wednesday - Arbour Lake

May 4 - 6pm

May 11 - 6pm

May 25 - 6pm

June 1 - 6pm

June 15 - 6pm

June 22 - 6pm

July 6 - 6pm

July 13- 6pm

Aug 3 - 6pm

Aug 17 - 5pm

Aug 24 - 5pm

Sept 7 - 5pm 

Sept 14 - 5pm

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Monday - Glenmore Reservoir

May 9 - 6pm

June 20 - 6pm

June 27 - 6pm

July 11 - 6pm

Aug 1 - 6pm

Aug 22 - 5pm

Sept 12 - 5pm

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Wednesday - Glenmore Reservoir

May 18 - 6pm

June 8 - 6pm

July 20 - 6pm

Aug 10 - 6pm

Sept 21 - 5pm

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 Monday - Heritage Pointe

May 30 - 6pm

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Wednsday - Heritage Pointe

June 29 - 6pm

July 27 - 6pm

Aug 31 - 5pm

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Interested in another date? Call or visit the store!

Registration & Refunds

Full payment is due at registration to secure your spot in the course.

On the rare occasion when Undercurrents cancels a lesson, we will issue a full refund or make every reasonable effort to register you in an equivalent program; it is your choice.

If you cancel for any reason more than 7 days prior to the course commencement, you will receive a full refund less our $10 administrative fee.

There is no refund if you cancel for any reason within 7 days of the course.

Courses go rain or shine. Here in Alberta we can have rain, snow, blistering heat or high winds - sometimes on the same day. Don't believe weather forecasts; dress for varying weather conditions. If you need help, our store staff can give you great advice!

See our policies page for more details.

 

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