This one-day comprehensive on-water course will give you the hands-on training and skills required to kayak in protected waters. This course features kayaking safety information, essential equipment knowledge, launching & landing skills, kayak strokes, and introduce you to edging (intentionally leaning your kayak). As well, you'll have the opportunity to experience what it feels like to capsize in a kayak, how to be rescued by another kayaker, and how to rescue a paddling partner who has capsized. Finally, we'll discuss useful information to round out your understanding of kayaking, including aspects of boat design, safety equipment, and proper clothing.
CYC Members will receive a $10 discount on courses held at CYC by using the booking code CYC17