Lessons

Beginner to Advanced 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.

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Ages: Any
From: $80.00 pp + tax

Paddling 101

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your kayak, canoe or SUP skills in a relaxed environment. Want to learn to canoe, kayak or paddleboard but don’t know where to start? Paddled a few times but want some instruction? Paddled a lot but never learnt the basics?

No matter your level of experience, this 2.5 hour course will give you a solid foundation of paddling and safety skills, knowledge and confidence to go out with others.

Meet at 9am at the Canoe Docks Price:

1 person: $190.00
2 people: $89.00/person
3 – 6 people: $80.00/person
Optional gear rental (includes canoe, kayak or SUP, lifejacket, safety gear)
$30.00/person for single kayak or SUP
$25.00/person for double kayak or canoe

Prices do not include GST

Learning Outcomes:

  • Lifting and carrying your watercraft
  • Forward and reverse paddling
  • Forward and reverse sweep strokes
  • Draw stroke
  • Low brace
  • Edging
  • Boat design & outfitting
  • Clothing & safety equipment

Departing: Contact Us
Ages: Any
From: $125.00 pp + tax

Paddling 201: River Trip

Take your knowledge of paddling on flat water to the next level; learn how to read the river, how to paddle on moving water and how to be safe – all while having fun!

Paddle, with your instructor, from Invermere to Radium Hot Springs and along the way you’ll learn all the different aspects of paddling on flat and moving water.

Return shuttle from Radium Hot Springs to Invermere included

Meet at noon at the canoe docks, return to the docks at approximately 5:45pm.

Price:

1 person: $350.00
2 people: $175.00/person
3 – 6 people: $125.00/person
Optional gear rental (includes canoe, kayak or SUP, lifejacket, safety gear):
$50.00/person, single kayak or SUP
$40.00/person, double kayak or canoe

Prices do not include GST

Learning Outcomes

Previous paddling experience desirable, but not essential, this five hour course will teach you:

  • Boat design & outfitting
  • Clothing & safety equipment
  • Reading the river
  • Identifying and managing hazards on the river
  • Paddling on moving water
  • Forward and reverse paddling
  • Forward and reverse sweep strokes
  • Draw stroke
  • Low brace
  • Edging
  • Some local history, geography and wildlife facts

Departing: contact us for availability
Price: from $60pp + tax

Beginner SUP Lesson

Beginner SUP Lesson
This is a 1.75 hour lesson, which will teach you the basics of Stand Up Paddleboarding and give you the practice time to solidify some of the fundamental skills.
Included in this course:
  • Water safety
  • Proper stance, form
  • Paddle techniques
Private lesson (1 person): $100.00
Semi private lesson (2 people): $75.00/person
Group (3 or more people): $60.00/person
Optional gear rental (SUP, paddle, PFD) $25/person
Prices do not include GST