Beginner to Advanced Kayaking Lessons in Invermere, BC

Beginners welcome – our Kayak Lessons can accommodate first-timers all the way up to Advanced paddlers, looking to take on their next challenge.

All Kayak lessons include kayak, paddle, sprayskirt, helmet pfd, professional instructor and games/instruction.

Beginners welcome – our Kayak Lessons can accommodate first-timers
all the way up to Advanced paddlers, looking to take on their next challenge.

All beginner kayak lessons include kayak, paddle, sprayskirt, helmet pfd, professional instructor and games/instruction.
Whitewater kayaking lessons

Departing: Friday 4:00 pm
Ages: 16+
From: $90.00 pp + tax

Take The Rust Off

Did you paddle rivers in the past and want to get back into it? Come join us and “Take The Rust Off” with 3 hours of roll and stroke refinement before getting back at it again!

We meet at Kinsmen beach and will help to inspect your gear and practice the wet exit, refine your rolls and paddle strokes. A instructor will be updating you about the latest trends in paddling, safety on moving water and be there for any of your questions.
This includes a Burger and a drink at the www.ColumbiaRiverCafe.com

Learning Outcomes

  • Current river kayak safety practices
  • Bracing practice
  • Paddle strokes
  • Roll styles and refinement
Whitewater kayak lesson Fairmont Hot Springs

Departing: every Saturday (beginning May 25)
Ages: 16+

Cost for <4 people: $130 pp 
Cost for 2-3 people:
 $250 pp

Get Into It – Class 1 rapids

This one day whitewater kayak clinic is a rapid introduction (excuse the pun) to whitewater!

We will take you right from never having paddled before to learning strokes, skills and running some class 1 rapids! Beginning on the warm beachfront of Lake Windermere we ease you into safety, paddle strokes and rolling. After we are feeling comfortable in our new equipment on the water we will head over to our afternoon river run on the Columbia River! This is a class 1 section of river that is a great environment to practice, make mistakes and learn!

This lesson runs on Saturdays- feel free to request a different day if you have 4 or more people!

Learning Outcomes

  • Wet exit
  • How to balance in your kayak
  • Paddle strokes
  • Safety on moving water
* This is a group lesson.
If you are the only person signed up we will notify you one week prior to your lesson and give you the option of cancelling or upgrading to a semi-private lesson!
Booking & Cancellation Policies

Departing: every Saturday (beginning May 25)
Ages: 16+

Cost for <4 people: $290 pp 
Cost for 2-3 people:
 $580 pp

Get After It – Class 2-3 rapids

The 2-day River Tease is a compact whitewater kayak course perfect for trying out the sport.

If you are not sure if it’s the sport for you or you have just never found the time to try it—here is your package. On this course we will get you trying out class 2-3 rapids and experiencing all the thrills that come along with them!

Learning Outcomes

  • Safety as it relates to kayaking
  • Paddling strokes
  • How to balance in your kayak
  • Concept of rolling
  • Moving between currents
  • Navigating a rapid
  • How to set up shuttles and strap boats
  • And much more!
* This is a group lesson.
If you are the only person signed up we will notify you one week prior to your lesson and give you the option of cancelling or upgrading to a semi-private lesson!
Booking & Cancellation Policies
White water kayak

2019 Dates: July 15th-19th OR August 5-9
Ages: 13-18
From: Coming soon- call for details

(Teen Edition includes camping and meals, prices to be posted shortly, call for more details)

Teen Whitewater Camp – Beginner – up to Class 3 rapids

This 5-day teen whitewater camp is a great way to get your children excited about the outdoors and kayaking. Join other teens as you camp, eat and paddle exciting rivers together all week long!

We will be spending each day on the water from 10am until 4pm where we learn a plethera of new river skills, followed by helping your camp leader with evening camp duties, playing fun games and eating delicious food! Our days are jam packed with adventures and there is never a dull moment with this group of adventurous teens! No matter how quickly you pick up the sport of whitewater kayaking you will have a blast learning the skills around some great people, on some beautiful rivers and always with some amazing food in our bellies!

When you are finished this 5-day course you will be able to maneuver your kayak through rapids, you will understand how rivers work, and you may even have your roll!

Learning Outcomes

  • Safety as it relates to kayaking
  • Paddling strokes
  • How to balance in your kayak
  • Concept of rolling
  • Moving between currents
  • Navigating a rapid
  • Surfing reactionaries
  • Understanding river hydrology
  • How to set up shuttles and strap boats
  • and much more!

* This Is A Group Lesson.
If You Are The Only Person Signed Up We Will Notify You One Week Prior To Your Lesson And Give You The Option Of Cancelling Or Upgrading To A Semi-Private Lesson!
Booking & Cancellation Policies