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Annual Skills School
Introduction - May 28th. & May 31 - June 1, 2019

Introduction Lake Tandem - 20 Seats Available - Cost $125 Total - More Info PDF

The following information pertains to the Introduction Lake Tandem Course. If you require additional information please feel free to contact our registration coordinator at

Please note that registration will be done online or by mail only. Register Here

Payment must be made by mail or eTransfer (click here to get info on eTransfers).

Date Time Location Session Description
May 28th. 7:00 - 10:00 pm Aquarena Swimming Pool - St. John's Mandatory; Lectures & Basic Canoe safety; demonstrations & participation
May 31st. 6:00 - 10 pm Rotary Sunshine Park
Thorburn Road, St. John’s
Mandatory; On the water training & Lecture.
June 1st. 9 - 5 pm Rotary Sunshine Park
Thorburn Road, St. John’s
Mandatory; On the water training & Lectures.

Required Equipment/Material:

You don’t need to have ANY experience as a Canoeist to participate fully in the Intro course. Also, you don’t need to own a boat, a paddle, or a Life Jacket to take any of the Canoeing courses, PNL will supply these items for the school.

What you should bring for the pool session:

Preferred swimming attire
Paddle and/ or PFD (if you have your own, if not we will supply you with one to use)

Note: The Club supplies the boats for the pool session so even if you own one you don’t need to bring it to this session.

Waivers: At the pool session candidates will be asked to complete a waiver form which is required by Paddle Canada for insurance purposes.

What you should bring for the on the water sessions:

Fly dope - Rain gear - Paddle (if you have your own)
Life Jacket (if you have your own) - boat (if you have your own)
Lunch/Snacks/Liquids – Sunglasses - Brimmed Hat/Bandana - Towel
No Jeans Please as they absorb water and take forever to dry.
A complete change of cloths in case you get wet.
Appropriate “wet” footwear (Rubbers, Neoprene Socks, Old Sneakers and change of socks)

Note: You will have to bring your own lunch for Saturday, June 1st..