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This course covers all the basic information and techniques for getting onto flat water and into a little bit of current. We usually take a short paddle on an easy section of river. You'll get:

  • Basic paddling strokes and practice
  • Rescues-how to get yourself and others out of the water
  • Current Basics-breaking into and out of moving water
  • Safety on the water

We usually teach this course in the Upper Cowichan River, near Cowichan Lake. It is intended to be for beginners who have little or no river kayaking experience. Phone to inquire about a course: 250-715-0034.

River Kayak Basics
1 Day Introduction to River Kayaking Skills
CDN$175 + 5% GST


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