Beginner Kayaking Lessons in Invermere, BC

Beginners welcome – our Kayak Lessons can accommodate first-timers all the way up to Advanced paddlers, looking to take on their next challenge.

All Kayak lessons include kayak, paddle, sprayskirt, helmet pfd, professional instructor and games/instruction.

Departing: Saturdays
Ages: 16+
From: $170.00 pp + tax

One Day Wannabe

This one day whitewater kayak clinic is a rapid introduction (excuse the pun) to whitewater! We will take you right from never having paddled before to leaning strokes, skills and running some class 1-2 rapids! This lesson runs on Saturdays- feel free to request a day if you have 3 or more people!

Learning Outcomes

  • Wet exit
  • How to balance in your kayak
  • Paddle strokes
  • Safety on moving water

Departing: TBD
Ages: 15+
From: $300.00 pp + tax

Two Day Tease

The 2-day River Tease is a compact whitewater kayak course perfect for trying out the sport. If you are not sure if it’s the sport for you or you have just never found the time to try it—here is your package. On this course we will get you trying out class I-II rapids and experiencing all the thrills that come along with them!

Learning Outcomes

  • Safety as it relates to kayaking
  • Paddling strokes
  • How to balance in your kayak
  • Concept of rolling
  • Moving between currents
  • Navigating a rapid
  • How to set up shuttles and strap boats
  • And much more!

2018 Dates: July 26-27
Ages: 15+
Cost: $350.00 pp + tax

Two Day Slalom Clinic

Just in time to kick butt in the Toby Creek Race, we have Haley Daniels (a 2022 Slalom Kayak Olympic Hopeful) to teach a 2-day slalom clinic on the Toby Creek! Come to learn how to perfect your line, paddle with precision and power and keep your mind focused through it all. Slalom kayak techniques take anyone’s kayaking game to the next level!

Clinic Requirements

You must… be an intermediate kayaker and have a confident roll in class 2 whitewater and a fairly solid roll in class 3.
Please bring… your creek or river running kayak and equipment (or rent for $30/day).

2018 Dates: Jul 30-Aug 3, Aug 27-31
Ages: 15+
From: $600.00 pp + tax

Five Day Frenzy

The 5-day River Starter is a great length of course to get you paddling through class II+ rapids with confidence. When you are finished this 5-day course you will be able to maneuver your kayak through rapids with little difficulty, you will understand how moving water works, and you will have the general concepts of how to roll. Who knows—maybe you will be a natural and have your roll by the end of the week!

Learning Outcomes

  • Safety as it relates to kayaking
  • Paddling strokes
  • How to balance in your kayak
  • Concept of rolling
  • Moving between currents
  • Navigating a rapid
  • Surfing a reactionaries
  • Understanding river hydrology
  • How to set up shuttles and strap boats
  • and much more!
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