Introduction to Kayaking for kids
Designed for Kids who want to learn basic kayaking skills. Parents are welcome to join for free (Kids 8 and under must be accompanied on water by parents).
Setting: outside, please dress appropriately for weather and also bring a bathing suite, sunscreen, water.
Effort level: moderate, with few instances of relatively high intensity throughout the course.
Duration: 2 hours
Hazards and Safety
Carrying a kayak
Adjustments and trim
Enter & Exit a kayak from dock and from shore
Paddling skills: Strokes and maneuvers
Managing wind and waves (basics)
All necessary equipment is provided by ORCC.
Waivers signed by a parent/guardian are required.
Please note our cancellation policy:
- 2 weeks prior to the start of the program will receive a full refund less a $15 non-refundable administration fee.
- less than 2 weeks to the start of the program will be issued a credit only. However, you can always reschedule for another session or receive full credit towards other programs.
Location: 1610 Sixth Line, Dunrobin