You want to paddle? We will teach you how! Canoeing, kayaking, rafting or paddle board; get on the water this summer!

Learn some safety, paddle strokes and skills so you can get out on the water all summer long!

Date: July 8, 9, 10 or 11th, 2019 in Invermere, BC
Ages: 10-16 years
From: $85 pp +tax

River Wise

A day for kids to learn to swim, play and be safe on moving water rivers! A national certification! 

Program Objectives:

  • Preparing for a day on the river
  • Recognizing danger and avoiding it
  • Recognizing safe areas on the river
  • Proper swimming techniques in moving water
  • Proper wading techniques in moving water
  • Keeping warm in and out of the water
  • Participating in group recreation on the river
  • Basic self rescue and how to rescue others

You MUST…

  • Be comfortable swimming in pools

What to Bring

  • Bathing suit
  • Wet suit (we have some available depending on size)
  • Towel
  • Running shoes to protect feet while in the river
  • Water and warm drink (not coffee or pop)
  • Snack and lunch
  • Warm clothes to change into for after

What we provide:

  • Life Jacket
  • Wet or Dry suit
  • Helmet
  • Great Training and Lots of fun

Date: Based on group requests
Ages: 10+

Canoe Group Lesson

3 hours of learning canoeing skills through games on and off the water! This course is great for school groups, birthday parties or educational groups.

Learning Objectives:

  • Canoeing safety
  • Paddling strokes
  • Parts of the canoe and paddle
  • How to maneuver the canoe, forward, backward, sideways and pivoting.
  • And much more!

You MUST…

  • Be ready to learn!

What to Bring

  • Appropriate layers for warmth on the water
  • Food, snacks and hydration

What we Provide

  • Life jacket
  • Paddle
  • Canoe
  • Safety equipment
  • Instructor and a whole lot of fun!

Date: Upon request (3 hour lessons)
Ages: 10+ (children under 10 may sit in the middle of your canoe)
From: $80pp +tax

Canoe Lesson (private and semi private)

Want to be a true Canadian? Learn how to canoe! This age old recreation is calming, energizing and a true breath of fresh air! Come learn so you can make this your passion.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Canoe safety
  • Paddle Strokes
  • Canoeing maneuvers (moving forward, backward, sideways and pivoting)
  • Launching, landing, switching positions
  • Much much more!

You MUST…

  • Enjoy water and the outdoors!

What to Bring

  • Appropriate layers for warmth on the water
  • Food, snacks and hydration

What we Provide

  • Life jacket
  • Canoe and paddle
  • Safety gear
  • Instructor and heaps of fun!