RIVER SUP SKILLS
RIVER 1 SUP SKILLS - 1 DAY
This Paddle Canada course is intended to build the basic foundations of knowledge and skill to SUP safely and with confidence on moving water. This is the prerequisite to the Paddle Canada River 2 Skills Certification course. For a more details breakdown of the skills covered in this course check out the Paddle Canada website HERE.
COST $180 + HST full course, $90 + HST skills refresher (for those that currently hold River 1 but want a refresher!)
LENGTH 5-6 Hours
LOCATION Grand River, Paris, ON
PREREQ Advanced SUP Skills or Equiv
EQUIPMENT All equipment is provided and included in cost except drysuit.
Dysuits are available for rent for $40.
DETAILS This course will provide you with the formal
Paddle Canada River 1 Skills Certification upon successful completion.
RIVER 2 SUP SKILLS WEEKEND
This River 2 SUP Skills weekend course is designed for those that have their Paddle Canada River 1 SUP Skills Certification, have spent some time on the river dialing in these skills and are looking to take their river SUP to the next level! Course location will be the stunning waters of the Lower Madawaska River. Day 1 of this course will be spent at a park and play spot where we'll work on our eddy turns, ferrying skills and rescue technique in a class II river environment and will build on these by teaching you the jet ferry, S-turns, and how to surf a river wave. On Day 2 we will doing a 12km run of the Lower Madawaska River where you will have the chance to work on river route finding skills and will have lots of practice navigating the class I to III rapids of the Lower Mad!
Your Coaches: Paddle Canada River 2 SUP Instructors and Swiftwater Rescue Technicians Jessica Rando (The Paddle Coach) and Jonah Logan (South Coast Watersports)
LENGTH 2 Days
LOCATION Lower Madawaska River
PREREQ Advanced SUP Skills and Paddle Canada River 1 SUP Skills
DATES Stay Tunes for 2019 Dates!
INCLUDED 2-days instruction, river access fees and Paddle Canada certification (upon successful completion)
NOT INCLUDED Food, Gear (available for an extra fee) Accommodations, (your instructors will be camping and you are welcome to join us!)
EXTRAS River-specific board, paddle, leash and pfd (+45/day)