Kayak Lessons

Level 1 Kayak Course

pc logoThe Paddle Canada Level 1 Skills course is ideal for those that have already taken the PC Basic Kayak Skills (formerly Introduction to Kayaking) course and want to advance their skills, or that have some time in a kayak and want to learn to do things properly and take their paddling to a new level. This is a great course with enough time to really work on a few of our skills and introduce participants to a wider world of kayaking. It's also a lot of fun! This course runs a minimum of 12 hours and so will be spread over two days or more depending on the course you sign up for.

Just some of the material we cover:

Rescue SkillsPaddling skillsKnowledge
  • Unassisted re-entry
  • Assisted re-entry
  • Bow rescue
  • Towing
  • Communication/signals
  • Forward stroke
  • Low brace
  • High brace
  • Sweep
  • Draw
  • Stern rudder
  • Edge contro (edging)
  • Equipment
  • Journeying & seamanship
  • Safety
  • Kayaking resources

12 hour (minimum) course over one evening at Harry Bailey pool, Saturday at Pike Lake, and Sunday at Pike Lake or the South Saskatchewan River. Become proficient with rescue techniques, maneuvering, edging, bracing and more. Advance your skills beyond the basics, challenge yourself, and have fun!

  • Wednesday, June 21st, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Harry Bailey Aquatic Centre
  • Saturday, June 24th, 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Pike Lake
  • Sunday, June 25th, Body of Water To Be Determined (within ~50 km of Saskatoon)
Event Date 21-Jun-2017 7:00 pm
Event End Date 25-Jun-2017 5:00 pm
Capacity: 6
Spots Available 2
Cut-off Date 21-Jun-2017 6:00 pm
Price Per Person $215.00
Instructor Bryan Sarauer
Course Length 12+ hours
PC Course ID 62194
PC Certification Yes
Location Harry Bailey Aquatic Centre + Pike Lake
$215.00 2

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12 hour course over two day at Lac La Ronge. Become proficient with rescue techniques, maneuvering, edging, bracing and more. Advance your skills beyond the basics, challenge yourself, and have fun!

Event Date 14-Aug-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 15-Aug-2017 4:00 pm
Capacity: 6
Spots Available 0
Cut-off Date 10-Aug-2017
Price Per Person $210.00
Instructor Bryan Sarauer
Course Length 12 hours (2 days)
PC Course ID 62223
PC Certification Yes
Location
Montreal River Outpost, Lac La Ronge
123 Curtiss Street, Air Ronge, SK S0J 3G0, Canada
Montreal River Outpost, Lac La Ronge
$210.00

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What our Students are Saying about Us

"I wanted to stop and tell you that you are among
the best instructors I've ever had."
- Pool Student

What our Students are Saying about Us

- Donelda Gowan-Moody, Saskatoon

"Thank you very much for the paddling instruction.
We all thoroughly enjoyed the evening.
Our son says that kayaking is AWESOME!"

What our Students are Saying about Us

"You were very informative and I would recommend your class to
anyone considering taking up kayaking."

- Marvin Doepker, Saskatoon

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