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Kayak Lesson Level 1

  • 14 Sep 2018
  • 16 Sep 2018
  • 3 sessions
  • 14 Sep 2018, 18:00 21:00
  • 15 Sep 2018, 09:00 16:00
  • 16 Sep 2018, 09:00 16:00
  • Kayak shed at east end of JSCA compound
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Level-1 provides the skill and knowledge necessary for day-long sea kayaking trips in sheltered waters (non-wilderness areas). Successful completion of Level-1 indicates competence to paddle a sea kayak within a sheltered bay in the company of one or more paddlers with Level-1 or greater skill and knowledge.  This a a 12 hour class delivered over a weekend, and the cost you will find here

Successful candidates earn a Paddle Canada Level 1 skills certification.  The full course outline is here

Prerequisite: Paddle Canada Basic Kayak skills certification or equivalent skill and knowledge.

Requirements: Must wear PFD and wetsuit. We provide PFD's, you must bring a wetsuit (either your own or you can rent).

Please bring:

  • a lunch,
  • a wet suit or dry suit,
  • a synthetic layer for under the wet suit,
  • rain jacket or wind shell that you don’t mind getting wet, 
  • shoes or booties that you can wear in the water, and
  • a complete change of warm clothes for afterwards.
Lessons will start on the hour - please arrive a bit early.  We will start on land and have an opportunity to change into wetsuits before we launch.  

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