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Introduction to Kayaking for kids and families

  • 18 Jul 2018
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Ottawa River Canoe Club
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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

 

Course outline:

  Equipment selection

  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.



Email contacts: 

  • info@orcc.ca (general and program information)
  • camps@orcc.ca
  • kayaking@orcc.ca
  • canoeing@orcc.ca
  • sup@orcc.ca
  • programs@orcc.ca
  • dragonboat@orcc.ca

Location: 1610 Sixth Line, Dunrobin 

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