2022 Courses, Clinics & Tours

BC KAYAK CENTRE – 2022 PUBLIC SCHEDULE BY DATE

February

20 VHF DSC(M) Radio: Video Conference; Noon – 3 PM PST; $165.00

March
13 Jericho Beach, Vancouver: Greenland Paddle Skills & Forward/Reverse Strokes Clinics
19 Jericho Beach, Vancouver: Intro to Rolling; Improving your Roll
20 Jericho Beach, Vancouver: Paddle Skills & Turning Skills Clinics
25 – 28 Vanier Park, Vancouver: Paddle Canada Level 2 Skills Course (4 Day Urban)

April
3 – 8 West Coast Vancouver Island: Paddle Canada Level 3 Skills
9 Gyro Park, Victoria: Blending Strokes; Improving your Roll
10 Gyro Park, Victoria: Greenland Paddle Skills; Towing Systems & Techniques
13 – 17 Vanier Park, Vancouver: Paddle Canada Level 1 Instructor Course
24 Vanier Park, Vancouver: Greenland Paddle Skills; Towing Clinics
28 – 1 Vanier Park, Vancouver: Paddle Canada Basic Instructor Course

May
7 Gyro Parek, Victoria: Blade Control; Edge Control & Bracing
8 Gyro Park, Victoria: Greenland Paddle Skills; Stroke Skills Clinics
11 Southern Park, Richmond: Tarpology & Knots Clinic (evening)
16 – 19 Vanier Park, Vancouver: Paddle Canada Level 2 Skills (Urban) 20 – 23 Vanier Park, Vancouver: Paddle Canada Level 2 Skills (Urban) 26 VHF Testing
28 Jericho Beach, Vancouver: Greenland Paddle Skills & Techniques; Participant Choice – Gary Doran Memorial Fundraiser 30 – June 2 Vanier Park, Vancouver: Paddle Canada Level 2 Skills (Urban) Full

June
Fully booked with private courses and clinics

July
4 – 9 Vancouver Island: 6 day overnight expedition – Deer Group 2 spots open
10 Elliott Beach Park, Nanaimo; Paddler’s Choice; Turning Strokes
11 Elliott Beach Park, Nanaimo: Greenland Paddle Skills; Blending Strokes
16 – 23 Nuchatlitz, Vancouver Island: 8 day circumnavigation of Nootka Island – 2 spots open

August
1 – 6 Vancouver Island: 6 day overnight expedition – God’s Pocket FULL
6 Campbell River, Vancouver Island – Robert’s Lake Rolling Clinic 1 Spot
15 – 20 Vancouver Island: 6 day overnight expedition – Deer Group 1 Spot
25 – 28 Vanier Park, Vancouver: Paddle Canada Level 2 (Urban) 2 Spots

September

1 – 5 Vancouver Island: 5 day overnight expedition – Clayquot Sound OPEN

12 – 16 Saturna Island: 5 Day Paddle Canada Level 3 –  Gulf Islands OPEN

19 – 22 Vanier Park, Vancouver: Paddle Canada Level 2 Skills (Urban) 2 Spots

25 – October 1 Brooks Peninsula / Bunsbies, Vancouver Island: 7 Day Paddle Canada Level 3 Skills 1 Spot

COSTS:

Clinics are $75.00 for 3 hours (except Rolling Clinics which are 2 hours in length; $150.00 ea.; Maximum 2 students).

Paddle Canada Certification CoursesCourses – as below (plus GST)

Paddle Canada Level 2 Skills (Urban – 4 days) $450.00 plus GST March 25 – 28
Paddle Canada Level 2 Skills (Urban – 4 days) $450.00 plus GST May 16 – 19
Paddle Canada Level 3 Skills (Camping – 5 days) $750.00 plus GST Sept. 12 – 16
Paddle Canada Level 3 Skills (Camping – 6 days) $850.00 plus GST April 3 – 8
Paddle Canada Level 3 Skills (Camping – 7 days) $950.00 plus GST Sept. 25 – Oct. 1
Paddle Canada Basic Skills Instructor Course $450.00 plus GST April 28 – May 1
Paddle Canada Level 1 Skills Instructor Course $550.00 plus GST April 13 – 17

Tours – as below (plus GST)
Deer Group Vancouver Island: 6 day overnight expedition July 4 – 9 $700 Nuchatlitz Vancouver Island: 8 day circumnavigation of Nootka Island July 16 – 23 $900
God’s Pocket Vancouver Island: 6 day overnight expedition Aug. 1 – 6 $700
Deer Group Vancouver Island: 6 day overnight expedition Aug. 15 – 20 $700
Clayquot Vancouver Island: 5 day overnight expedition Sept. 1 – 5 $650

BC KAYAK CENTRE – 2022 PUBLIC SCHEDULE BY CLINIC

Vancouver / Lower Mainland Clinics

Greenland Paddle Skills & Techniques

March 13 9 – Noon Vancouver Jericho Beach
April 24 9 – Noon Vancouver Vanier Park

Forward & Reverse Strokes

March 13 1 – 4PM Vancouver Jericho Beach

Paddle Skills (General)

March 20 9 – Noon Vancouver Jericho Beach

Turning Techniques

March 20 1 – 4PM Vancouver Jericho Beach

Towing Techniques & Formations

April 24 1 – 4PM Vancouver Vanier Park

Tarpology & Knots

May 11 7 – 10 PM Richmond Southarm Park

Improve your Roll

March 19 9 – Noon Vancouver Jericho Beach

Intro to Rolling

March 19 1 – 3PM Vancouver Jericho Beach

Vancouver Island Clinics

Greenland Paddle Skills & Techniques
April 10 9 – Noon Victoria Cadboro Bay / Gyro Park
July 11 9 – Noon Nanaimo Elliott Beach Park

Turning Strokes & Techniques
July 10 1 – 4 PM Nanaimo Elliott Beach Park

Forward & Reverse Strokes

Learn to Roll

Blending Strokes

April 9 9 – Noon Victoria Cadboro Bay / Gyro Park
July 11 1 – 4 PM Nanaimo Elliott Beach Park

Improving your Roll

April 9 1 – 4 PM Victoria Cadboro Bay / Gyro Park

Towing Systems & Techniques

April 10 1 – 4 PM Victoria Cadboro Bay / Gyro Park

Slicing the Water

Edge Control, Balance & Bracing

Intermediate Turning Strokes

Basic Rescues & Re-Entries

Rudders & Side Strokes

Intermediate Rescues & Re-Entries

Participant Choice May 28 1 – 4 PM Jericho Beach, Vancouver – Gary Doran Memorial Fundraiser July 10 9 – Noon Nanaimo Elliott Beach Park