Rescue and Rolling Practice Session

When: June 25, 2023 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This practice session offers members the opportunity to practice their skills for the summer 2023 paddling season.  It will be facilitated by 3 SKABC members.

Date: Sunday June 25, 2023 from 9 am to 12 noon.


  • Launch at Whytecliff Parkand
  • Paddle to Bachelor Bay to practice rescues and rolling


  • Past exposure to wet exists and re-entry
  • Kayak with spray deck and all safety equipment, wet/dry suit mandatory
  • Paddle float and ant other aides you use
  • Gloves, toque, and booties recommended
  • Goggles, nose plug are optional, and may help to increase your comfort
  • Bring lunch and water along in your boat

Special Instructions:  

  • If you wish to practice any particular rescue, or rolling, please indicate this in the comment section below
  • Please arrive early so we are ready to launch at 9:00 am. Meet with kayaks on the grass
  • NOTE: additional practice sessions are being planned and will be announced when confirmed.

Facilitators:  Facilitated by Maureen Benzon, Peter Kearney, Ted Lam

Coordinator:  Kallie Cunningham 

Fees: Free (this is a practice session, not a course)

Limit: 8 participants

  7060 Marine Dr
  West Vancouver, BC
Signed up:
  • Jimmy Dhaliwal
  • Eva Andersson
  • Kallie (Kathleen) Cunningham
  • Devon Page
  • Jonas Lindgren

Spaces Available: 3 (Note that a negative number indicates the number of people on the waitlist)

Sign up:

By signing up I understand that per club policy I am responsible for having the skills, health, ability and equipment to participate safely in the activity. I also understand that I am responsible for notifying the organizer about any physical or mental impairment or medical condition that could interfere with my ability to participate fully in the activity and/or create a safety concern for the group.

I acknowledge that when participating in this SKABC activity it is my responsibility to inform my fellow participants if I do not wish to have images or video footage of myself or a minor family member shared on the SKABC website, in the SKABC newsletter, or on social media.

I recognize that some club members may ask that images and video footage of themselves or their minor children captured during this activity not be shared on the SKABC website, in the SKABC newsletter, or on social media and, if so, I agree to respect their wishes in this matter.


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