Family Canoe FUNdamentals


Mom and/or Dad, this is your course if you want to introduce the family as a whole to canoeing! The focus is on giving the adults the hands-on training and skills required to canoe in protected waters while making the kids feel included. This course features canoeing safety information, essential equipment knowledge, launching & landing skills, basic strokes, and more. The skills and enthusiasm of our certified instructors, combined with the low participant:instructor ratio, will ensure a fun, comfortable, and safe experience for all of you!

Expected Outcome:

You will have the skills and confidence to canoe with your family in protected waters. The whole family will be excited about going paddling!

Instructor Student Ratio:

1 instructor : 2 families (MAX) to ensure you of the best instructional experience possible!


Canoe and related gear is provided.

This clinic is designed for families!


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


$199 per family (up to 2 adults and up to 4 children, minimum weight 30 lbs. each)

Dates, Times & Locations:

Family Canoe FUNdamentals runs: Thursdays on the Glenmore Res. in central Calgary (Google map) from 6:00 - 8:30 pm.

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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 7 days (14 days for multi-day courses) 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 (14 days for multi-day courses) 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!

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