Paddle Canada Level 1

Paddle Canada Level 1

Weekends June – July
Saturday & Sunday
Adult Price: $369

Age: 16+


No Experience Required


This is a comprehensive introduction to the fun and exciting sport of sea kayaking!

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive the nationally recognized 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.

Cates Park Paddling Centre reserves the right to cancel any program at any time.

Extra Info

To know what to wear or what to bring with you, check out our ‘What to bring’ guide.