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Annual Skills School
Kayaking Level 1 - May 28th. & May 31st - June 2nd 2019
Kayaking Kayaking Level 1 - THE COURSE IS FULL

The following information pertains to the Kayak Level 1 Course. If you require additional information please feel free to contact our registration coordinator at

Register early as spaces fill up quickly. Please note that registration will be done online or by mail only. Must be 15 years or older. This Course is full.

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

Date Time Location Session Description
May 29th. 6:30 - 10:00 pm Aquarena Swimming Pool - St. John's Mandatory; Lectures & Basic Kayak safety; demonstrations & participation
June 1st. 6:00 - 10 pm Rotary Sunshine Park
Thorburn Road, St. John’s
Mandatory; On the water training & Lecture.
June 2nd. 9 - 5 pm Rotary Sunshine Park
Thorburn Road, St. John’s
Mandatory; On the water training & Lectures.
June 3rd. 9- 5 pm On the Ocean. Area TBA Mandatory; On the water training & Lectures.

Required Equipment/Material:

You MUST have completed a Basic Kayaking Course or have the necessary Skills to do this course. Acceptence into this course will be at the approval of the Lead Instructor.  Students should have thier own sea kayak and DOT required gear to do this course.

Kayaker’s will be required to wear a wetsuit (farmer john’s neoprene) or drysuit for the on pond and ocean portion of the course. A shorty is not acceptable. If you have one you can use it or if not we will supply one at no charge to you.

What you should bring for the pool session:

Preferred swimming attire
Paddle and PFD

Note: The Club will try to supply enough boats for the pool session but if you own one bring it along.

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 - Kayak Paddle
PFD - Sea Kayak with DOT required gear.
Lunch/Snacks/Liquids – Sunglasses - Brimmed Hat/Bandana - Towel
Appropriate “wet” footwear (Rubbers, Neoprene Socks, Old Sneakers and change of socks)

Note: You will have to bring your own lunchs Saturday and Sunday.