Join us on select dates for a community drop-in skills session at the Port Sidney Marina!
These 3-hour kayaking classes can be on topics ranging from navigation to rescues, and are perfect for those looking to brush up on their skills throughout the season.
Meet on the Port Sidney Marina at 4:30 pm, finishing by 7:30 pm.
Please have the Blue Dog Liability waiver and Medical Consent forms filled out prior to arriving. They can be done online here.
None - these classes are open to anyone who wants to learn.
Certain topics such as advanced rescues & turning stokes under momentum will be easier to learn with some prior paddling knowledge/experience
$40 + 5% GST
30% off if you plan to bring your own kayak (use code BYOBSIDNEY at checkout)
What's Included in the price
Instruction delivered by a certified Paddle Canada Instructor
Sea kayak, safety gear & paddles.
Immersion gear (wetsuit)
What's Not Included
Snacks & drinks
Warm dry clothing
Course Dates & Topics
4th - Basic Paddling Strokes & Technique
11th - Wet-Exits & Rescues
25th - Navigation, Weather Interpretation, Tides & Currents (lecture on land)
1st - Turning Strokes Under Momentum
15th - Advanced Rescues (Pillion, Scoop, Bow & Paddle Presentation, Hand of god)