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100x100 paddlecanadaA full day of instruction for the beginner or intermediate paddler!

This full day course provides excellent instruction for beginner and intermediate paddlers. Be prepared for day tripping with your friends and family. We explore the details of regulation equipment, boat design and trip planning. Practicing paddling techniques and rescue scenarios in a calm and controlled environment is a great way to increase your boat control, use less energy and develop confidence for a safe day on the water.

In this course you will learn:

  • Coast Guard regulations
  • Necessary safety equipment
  • Day trip planning
  • Launching and landing
  • Essential strokes and boat control
  • Assisted and self-rescues


This course includes:

  • All necessary equipment
  • Professional instruction
  • Course review
  • Full day of training (9 a.m.-4 p.m.)


2017 Dates: June 17, July 8, and August 12

Registration: $165.00 + HST





Please note: we DO NOT have parking specific to our facility. Parking is available along Main Street and Kate Street, free of charge. A public parking lots can be found on Kate Street and a paid parking lot at the Municipal Marina on Clarence Street. 


Cancellation Policy for Paddle Canada Certification Programs:

1000 Islands Kayaking will operate within the Paddle Canada Program guidelines and offer the Basic Kayak Skills Program with a 1 instructor to 6 participant ratio. Due to the logistics and planning for our certification programs, we are unable to provide a refund, if cancellation occurs within 15 days or less, of the intended program. If a replacement for the program is found or for cancellations of more than 15 days, a refund less a 25% administration fee, will be issued. 

Please understand that even if you have a sudden medical problem or family emergency, we will not be able to provide the 75% refund, without a replacement for the program, unless more than 15 days are given.

Our Certification Programs will operate rain or shine, with lots of water time and some classroom elements. 

If 1000 Islands Kayaking cancels a program due to weather or insufficient registration, we will offer to alter your dates, free of charge, or provide you with a full refund.


In order TO REGISTER for a program, you MUST CALLinto the office at 613-329-6265 and provide full payment, at the time of registration. Submitting a request IS NOT confirmation of a booking.

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