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River Kayaking

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October 21, 2019
Nechako, Willow River

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1.250.964.7400

backwater@hotmail.ca

16 hours
Availability : Phone for appt
Nechako, Willow River
Min Age : Teens & Adults
Max People : 6

Plan yourself for an adventure on the water this Summer.
In a couple of days you’ll become from “Zero to Hero” as a River Kayaker.
We will lay you the basic foundations skills: balance, stroke techniques, boat maneuvering and  river reading.

Course Details
  • For the River: Bring water shoes and extra clothes.
  • You will be notified of locations, upon registration or you can phone us.
  • We provide all required equipment, including wetsuits
  • Fee $200 includes: One full and two evening sessions, plus all equipment.
Schedule
For easy river intro only, check out the "Moving Water" course.

Pool & Lake SessionJuly 13; 9:00 - 5pm

Pool: Introduction wet exits, buddy rescues and stroke techniques.
Flst water: paddling strokes and capsizing/rescues.

Moving WaterJuly 15th; 5:00 - 9pm

Paddling strokes, eddy turns, ferrying, safety and capsizing/rescues

White Water/Rapids July 16; 5:00 - 9pm

Navigation, river maneuvers, rapid negotiation

What to Expect

  • Learn about the various boat designs; experiencing the different hull shapes & sizes will give you a better understanding on your next rental or purchase.
  • After the three classes, you will able to comfortably paddle grade 2 water and can join our Local Kayak Club - Northwest Brigade Paddling Club - on their easy river trips.

To Register

To register use the “proceed” icon for payment; either e-transfer or Paypal.
OR
You can Register by phone.

Once payment received, confirmation and class details will be sent to you.
Transfer fee is $20 and no refunds within 24 hours of class.

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