This Paddle Canada Level 1 Sea Kayak Skills course is ideal for those that have already taken the PC Basic Kayak course and want to advance their skills, or for those that have spent some time in a kayak and want to learn to do things properly. Like all of our courses, there is an emphasis on safe paddling practice woven thoughout this course.
You will be taught techniques to improve your strokes, paddling skills and rescue skills, as well as journeying and seamanship.
You will leave the Level 1 course with the skills and knowledge necessary for daylong sea kayaking trips in sheltered waters. You will receive your Paddle Canada Sea Kayak Level 1 skills certificate.
See the Paddle Canada website for more details.
Kayak and related gear is available for rent at a special rate during this course, for those that do not have their own. Rescue gear is provided.
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.
Paddle Canada "Basic Kayak" skills certification, or equivalent skill and knowledge.
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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 14 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 14 days or less of the course commencement.
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!
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