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! ? Part of the famous Undercurrents experience!


Canoe and related gear is provided.

This clinic is designed for families!

All participants are required to complete and sign our standard waiver.

All our instructors are Paddle Canada certified! Their certifications are current, and they undergo regular professional development. Most paddling schools in Alberta don’t meet that standard. ? Part of the famous Undercurrents experience!

After you complete this course get out and paddle! Practicing is the proven way to hardwire your new skills so you and your family can enjoy a lifetime of safe paddling. 


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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