Canoe Clinic - Skills and Rescues

Regular price $60.00 Save $-60.00

Only 6 items in stock!

Canoe Clinic Dates:

  • Thursday 17-Aug-2023 - 4:30pm to 7pm
  • Wednesday 23-Aug-2023 - 4:30pm to 7pm
  • Thursday 31-Aug-2023 - 4:30pm to 7pm

Location: Old Creel Canoe & Kayak, 2901 Hwy 2, Fall River, NS, B2T 1W3

Participants will launch from the dock or beach, located right behind our shop, and develop their paddling abilities on the beautiful Lake Thomas.


Based on the Paddle Canada Waterfront Canoe Course.  The Waterfront Canoe Program provides knowledge and skills necessary for calm water paddling in a designated "waterfront or beachfront" area. but is not designed to be a comprehensive course.  You will learn how to launch a canoe, and will be introduced to canoe strokes. If time permits, you will be introduced to the basics of canoe rescue concept (how to get back in your canoe after a mishap).

If you require a canoe and equipment contact after making your booking to let us know what type of kayak you would like to use.  Canoe rental is an option below and costs an additional $40 plus tax.

Participants who bring their own boat are required to have a PFD, Paddle, Whistle, 15 metre buoyant rope, 1 litre bailing device or pump.

Cancellation Policy:

Participants will be refund 50% of the course cost if they cancel more than 48 hours before the course or clinic. There will be no refunds provided for cancellations with less than 48 hours notice.

Should something come up, participants may substitute themselves with another person for their course spot instead of receiving a partial refund; however, it is essential that the participant who booked the course provides us with notice of this transfer prior to the session, and that the substitute meets any prerequisites for the course.

We reserve the right to cancel the course for weather or if fewer than 3 participants sign up.  We will make our best effort to reschedule the course.

Canoe Clinic - Skills and Rescues