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Intro to Adventure Rec Kayaking

Skill Level

Step 1 - Beginner



Course Price

$199 + GST


All paddling related equipment and instructors


1 evening and 1 full day


16 + years

Instructor: Student ratio

1 : 6 (max)


Slow moving river

Start Time - Finish Time

Evening session: 5:30-8:00pm
Sat: 8:00am - 4:30pm


Evening Session:  Bowness Eddies in NW Calary
Full Day Session:  Class I/II section of river within 1 hr of Calgary


For those looking to build their confidence and abilities for a scenic river trip, the Intro to Adventure Rec Kayaking course is designed as an evening and full day skills progression tying in flat water and river kayaking in crossover style kayaks.


The aim of this program is to introduce participants to the world of adventure rec kayaking in a safe, fun and educational framework.  Throughout the two day course, instructors will take paddlers through a progression to give them confidence to be able to do a full day river run without a guide.


After completing this course, participants can expect to understand how to safely and competently paddle a crossover kayak in Class I moving water and should feel comfortable paddling in flat water or class I rivers without an instructor or guide.

Session Dates

June 22-23, 20189 spots leftRegister Now
July 6-7, 20188 spots leftRegister Now
August 3-4, 201810 spots leftRegister Now