Lake Canoe Skills Solo Introduction

6 hr Instructional Trip
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Lake Canoe Skills Introduction Solo

The aim is to introduce the novice paddler to paddling on shelter calm waters and to introduce basic land and water rescue techniques.

Activities focus on safety and comfortable paddling along a calm shoreline. While there is a great deal to learn at this level, activity should concentrate on progress and an awareness of the need for future learning. Paddlers should leave the course encouraged to continue learning and aware of their individual limitations.

The successful introduction to lake solo candidate is considered a beginner solo lake canoeist, capable of performing basic land and water-based rescues. Rescue techniques at this level teach self, as well as assisted rescues. The skills and knowledge gained at this level form the foundation necessary for confident and safe travel within the previously mentioned environments

Prerequisities: Introduction to Canoeing Skills or Discretion of the Course Director

Course Length: One day. However, if candidates come into the program with Lake Tandem Skills Courses, then the time length can be reduced, due to duplicate material.

We will run the course starting April plus on demand for groups of 3 or more.
Other dates coming soon. Contact us for availability or to request a date

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Between: Apr 9, 2018 and Oct 22, 2018

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