Paddle Canada Level 1 Skills Course June 1-2

  • Creator
  • #23571
    George Prevost

    Philip Kubik, who is one of our members, and George Siudut, a PIKA member, are offering a Paddle Canada Level 1 course that might be of interest to some of you.  Details are below.  Please note that this is not a SKABC course.

    Dates: June 1-2, 2024 plus 1 evening Zoom session

    Location: Lower Mainland

    Instructors: Philip Kubik and George Siudut.

    Fee: $150.00.

    For information or to register, contact Philip Kubik ( no later than May 1.

    This Paddle Canada certified course teaches participants how to move beyond flatwater kayaking and into the sport of sea kayaking.

    Two 1-day sessions on the water plus 1 evening Zoom session are included. The on-water portion of the course will take place at a location in the Lower Mainland, which will be chosen to be reasonably convenient for the majority of participants. The dates of the evening Zoom session will be selected based on the availability of participants.

    1. Paddle Canada Basic Kayak Skills certification or equivalent skill and knowledge, at the discretion of the course director.
    2. Paddling skills and experience:
    a. Five kayaking excursions (at least 2 or 3 hours each).
    b. Ability to perform a wet exit.
    c. Ability to perform an assisted re-entry.

    Participants must supply their own kayaking equipment, including a wetsuit or drysuit.

    A detailed description of the course may be viewed at:

  • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.