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ORCKA Basic Canoeing Level 1-3

Pinehurst CA Sept 23/24

  • Ended
  • 200 Canadian dollars
  • Pinehurst Conservation Area


This 12-hour course combines the safety, knowledge and skills of Levels 1-3 all in one weekend. It is the most economical and timely way to both learn new skills for novice paddlers, and develop additional skills for intermediate paddlers who want to be sure their skills are efficient and effective. This course provides safety, knowledge, and skills such as equipment knowledge, selection, and care; safe canoeing procedures; day trip packing; intro to self-rescue; launching and removing the canoe; entering and exiting; balance and trim; pivots; sideways displacement; paddling a straight line; stopping; lifts and carries. We will build upon these skills on the second day by learning how to perform a canoe-over-canoe rescue; trim a canoe; change positions; inside and outside turns, circles, and landings; reverse straight lines; and outdoor precautions. This condensed course will be offered at Pinehurst Conservation Area near Paris, ON through "It All Comes Naturally". Register here:

Cancellation Policy

Adventures are non-refundable. You may be able to transfer your booking to another adventure of the same type in the same season if you cancel at least 3 days prior and if space is available. If deposits were paid, your transfer amount will be minus that deposit. Contact for details.

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