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!
Upon completion of this course, you will have the skills and confidence to paddle your kayak in protected waters.
Kayak and related gear is provided.
When you register for this course, also register for "Kayak 2 – The River" and save $10!
After you complete this course, take our Kayak Rescues in Real Life to earn the Paddle Canada Basic Kayak skills certificate!
None. But a willingness to learn and a fondness for fun won't hurt.
These courses run on Arbour Lake, Heritage Pointe Lake or Glenmore Reservoir, as noted below. They are 2½ - 3 hours.
TO REGISTER: Call Undercurrents @ 403-262-4327!
|May 5||6 PM||Arbour Lake||May 7||6 PM||Glenmore Res.|
|6 PM||Glenmore Res||May 14||6 PM||Arbour Lake|
|May 21||6 PM||Glenmore Res.|
|May 26||6 PM||Glenmore Res.||May 28||6 PM||Arbour Lake|
|June 2||6 PM||Arbour Lake||June 4||6 PM||Glenmore Res|
|June 9||6 PM||Glenmore Res.||June 11||6 PM||Arbour Lake|
|June 16||6 PM||Glenmore Res.||June 18||6 PM||Arbour Lake|
|June 23||6 PM||Arbour Lake||June 25||6 PM||Glenmore Res.|
|June 30||6 PM||Arbour Lake||July 2||6 PM||Arbour Lake|
|July 7||6 PM||Glenmore Res.||July 9||6 PM||Glenmore Res.|
|July 14||6 PM||Glenmore Res||July 16||6 PM||Arbour Lake|
|July 21||6 PM||Arbour Lake||July 23||6 PM||Glenmore Res.|
|July 28||6 PM||Arbour Lake||July 30||6 PM||Glenmore Res.|
|Aug 6||6 PM||Arbour Lake|
|Aug 11||5 PM||Arbour Lake||Aug 13||5 PM||Glenmore Res.|
|Agu 18||5 PM||Glenmore Res|
|Aug 25||5 PM||Arbour Lake||Aug 27||5 PM||Glenmore Res|
|Sept 3||5 PM||Glenmore Res.|
|Sept 8||5 PM||Glenmore Res||Sept 10||5 PM||Arbour Lake|
|Sept 15||5 PM||Arbour Lake|
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.