Paddle Canada Level 1 Skills

introductory Paddle Canada Level 1 learn to kayak
Rates: $329 (+GST) - Book Online Below
Dates: Apr to Sept - see below for details
Age: 16+

Call 604.929.2268 to book & inquire


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Are you looking for a comprehensive introduction to the fun and exciting sport of sea kayaking??

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive the nationally recognised Paddle Canada Level 1 certification. Your instructor will teach you the skills necessary to safely plan and execute a day trip with friends in Class 1 Waters.*

Topics covered include:

  • equipment
  • navigation
  • decision making
  • weather
  • strokes
  • bracing
  • capsizing
  • re-entry techniques

…and more!

*Class 1 Waters = non-challenging, protected waters with limited wind effect, little or no current, easy landings and ready access to land-based assistance.


Paddle Canada Level 1 Course – $329 plus GST

Earlybird Pricing – BOOK BEFORE APRIL 15TH for any course and SAVE $50! $279 plus GST.


Dates & Times

2020 Dates


9am-5pm both Saturday and Sunday. Every Weekend from April 11 until September 27


Monday, Wednesday and Friday for 2 weeks (6 sessions)

All courses run 6-9pm other than courses starting July 27, August 10 and August 24 which all run 5:30pm-8:30pm

May 4-15
May 18-29
June 1-12
June 15-26
June 29-July 10
July 13-24
July 27-August 7
Aug 10-21
August 24- Sep 4


Extra Info

If you need info on what to wear or bring with you check out our What to Bring page.

If you need additional info on our safety or cancellation policies, check out our Additional Info page.

If you have any other questions, see if they are already answered on our FAQ page or call us at 604.929.2268.