Events

Women on Water – WOW

Women on Water women's group paddle
Rates: See below
Dates: Every Thursday from June 18 2020
Age: 16+ only, except certain evenings

 

Description

2020 marks the 19th season of Women on Water (WOW), connecting women from all areas of metro Vancouver, paddling kayaks in beautiful Deep Cove, every Thursday evening throughout the summer.

Every Thursday commencing June 18 2020.

Wave starts:

5:00pm – max 12 participants

5:30pm – max 12 participants

6:00pm – max 12 participants

6:30pm – max 12 participants

The paddle usually goes for about 2 hours, weather and light dependent.

Women on Water is one of our most popular events, as each Thursday evening throughout the summer sees women of all paddling abilities come together for a relaxed, semi-guided paddle on Indian Arm. Our experienced volunteers lead the paddle and keep the group together.

Most paddlers have some experience but newcomers are very welcome. WOW is for kayaks and surfskis only.

 

Rates

$28 plus tax for a single kayak

$39 plus tax for a double kayak – USE PROMO CODE: WOWDOUBLE to get reduced rate when booking 2 people into a double

Reservations allowed up to one week in advance.

You are welcome to bring your own boat and join in the paddle.

Dates & Times

Every Thursday commencing June 18 2020.

Wave starts:

5:00pm – max 8 participants

5:30pm – max 8 participants

6:00pm – max 8 participants

6:30pm – max 8 participants

The paddle usually goes for about 2 hours, weather and light dependent.

 

What to Bring

Dress for the weather! Be prepared to be active and comfortable. We do push you out from the beach once you are in your boat and bring you back in, but do be prepared to get wet.

  • Mandatory:
    insulating long sleeved non-cotton top and bottoms, water bottle, towel, and a change of clothes for after your paddle.
  • Recommended:
    secure wet footwear, non-cotton toque or brimmed hat, sunscreen, sunglasses with strap.
  • Optional:
    Wetsuits and paddling tops are available on request at no charge.

 

Please be aware that we have limited space at our shop. Please leave valuables at home or in your vehicle, or bring along a drybag.

Extra Info

What is Provided
All boat rentals include paddle, PFD, whistle, spray skirt, bailing device and 15m of heaving line. Additional equipment can be rented or provided upon request.

Reservations
Due to the high volume that our facility handles, it is highly recommended that you reserve your boats or boards ahead of time.

To reserve, we require a full name, phone number and credit card number.
Please call 604-929-2268 to book and inquire.

Safety
This is a self guided group paddle for women only except for special theme evenings.

When children are invited, they are permitted in our kayaks but must be accompanied by an adult. There must be one or more adult for each child under the age of 16. Based on age and size, children may be required to go in a double kayak with an adult.

Please call on 604-929-2268 to clarify any restrictions to avoid disappointment.

When to Arrive
Once you’ve reserved your boats, please arrive with plenty of time to park and check in at 6pm. Parking in Deep Cove is free but limited so please arrive extra early to find parking, especially on busy summer days.

Waiver
All paddlers must sign a waiver prior to renting from us. Anyone under the age of 19 must have a Parental Consent Form signed by a parent or legal guardian.