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Courses & Tours

Introduction to River Kayaking

Skill Level

Step 1 - Beginner



Course Price

$299 + gst


All paddling related equipment


1 evening and 2 x full days


16 + years

Instructor : Student ratio

1 : 5 (max)


Pool & River

Start Time - Finish Time

Pool session: varies
Sat/Sun: 8:00am - 4:30pm


Pool:  SAIT Aquatics Center
River:  Bow River 


The Intro to River Kayaking Weekend is an evening and all day Saturday and Sunday program, tying in flatwater, pool and river kayaking into the progression.


The aim of this program is to introduce participants to the world of whitewater kayaking in a safe, fun and educational framework.  Our professional, certified instructors will take paddlers through a logical progression that maximizes skill development, confidence and enjoyment of this sport we are so passionate about


After completing this course participants can expect to understand how to safely and competently paddle a whitewater or crossover kayak in Class I moving water and will have experienced kayaking in easy Class II moving water.

Session Dates

April 26 *POOL TIME 6:30-8:30PM*, April 28-29, 20186 spots leftRegister Now
May 10 *POOL TIME 6:30-8:30PM*, May 12-13, 20189 spots leftRegister Now
May 24 *POOL TIME 6:30-8:30PM*, May 26-27, 201810 spots leftRegister Now
May 31 *POOL TIME 6:30-8:30PM*, June 2-3, 20187 spots leftRegister Now
June 7 *POOL TIME 6:30-8:30PM*, June 9-10, 20188 spots leftRegister Now
July 6-8, 2018 *POOL TIME 6:00-8:00PM*8 spots leftRegister Now
July 13-15 *POOL TIME 6:00-8:00PM*,10 spots leftRegister Now
August 3-5, 2018 *POOL TIME 6:30-8:30PM*10 spots leftRegister Now
August 17-19, 2018 *POOL TIME 6:30-8:30PM*10 spots leftRegister Now
September 7-9, 2018 *POOL TIME 6:30-8:30PM*10 spots leftRegister Now