Training Courses

We provide a range of kayak lessons and kayak training courses in multiple locations near Victoria, BC, and unique spots all over Vancouver Island. Our classes are designed to prepare you with professional sea kayaking skills, safety and survival techniques, and paddling in new playgrounds such as currents or among rocks. Skilled instructors will guide you no matter how much kayaking experience you might have through Paddle Canada level 1 to level 3 courses. Beat the cold and build your skills in the off-season with our pool sessions to further develop your paddling, rescue and rolling skills.
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Race Rocks Adventure

The intention for the Race Rocks Adventure is to create an opportunity for paddlers that have already has formal training with paddling in tidal currents. This ecological reserve will also...
$179.00 CAD


Whitewater Day

*$130 with Rough Water Club membership* If you have a Rough Water Club membership, please contact us prior to booking to receive the discount.  --- This one day course, is a bespoke...
$170.00 CAD

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FEB22: Pool Session

Beat the cold and build your skills in the off season! We will be offering this pool session to give paddlers a chance to work on and further develop their...
$100.00 CAD

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Introduction To Ocean Paddling: Victoria

This intro session to ocean paddling will give you the skills necessary to operate in the ocean environment. Over the course of three days you will build confidence with the...
$350.00 CAD

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Rolling Session: Cadboro Bay

Learn to roll your kayak, work on bomb proofing your roll, or get inspiration for new rolls to try out. What's included: Two hours of instruction Location: Cadboro Bay Prerequisites: None
$95.00 CAD

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Paddle Canada Level 2 Preparation: Victoria

Prepare for your upcoming Paddle Canada Level 2 or get a taste of what it's all about! This program is designed to help paddlers build comfort and competence in more exposed...
$375.00 CAD

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Rock Gardening: Port Renfrew

Interesting things happen among rocks when the water is moving. Maneuvering your kayak in this environment is a challenge. Join this course and learn the technical skills and tactical knowledge...
$204.00 CAD
Introduction To Coastal SUP Day Touring

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Introduction To Coastal SUP Day Touring

Introductory course on SUP Day touring 4-6 hours with Andrew Woodford! This course involves practical application of theory learned in previous courses. (Reviewed on course). This course is recommended for...
$265.00 CAD

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SUP Flat Water Ocean Safety Awareness

 Introductory SUP course with Andrew Woodford! Learn strokes, rescues, and paddling tips and tricks! This program is an introduction to SUP, and give you a compact overview of what is...
$135.00 CAD
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