Instructor Training

Instructor Training


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Paddle Canada Intermediate Flatwater Instructors Course

For anyone interested, Jill Baxter at Bearcreek Outdoors is organizing a Paddle Canada intermediate FW Instructors Course. They need one more student to run the course. The course is planned for June 3rd-4th. The fee is $278, but may be lower if enough people join.

If interested, contact Mark Scott or Jill Baxter (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)


Lake Canoe Introduction Tandem Instructor Course (Paddle Canada)

June 18-21, 2015, Ottawa, ON


This Paddle Canada Lake Canoe Tandem Instructor Course will be held Thurs to Sun, June 18 to 21.


The purpose of the course is to provide a standard national certification of competence in the instruction and administration of Paddle Canada Lake Tandem Canoeing at the Introductory level. A 2-day Bridge Course (Days 1&2 only) will be offered to Candidates who are already certified as Paddle Canada Instructors in any other paddle discipline. To be successful and obtain the Paddle Canada certification participants will have to meet all the regular requirements as outlined at


On successful completion of the course you will be certified to:

  • conduct Paddle Canada Introduction to Lake Canoe (Tandem) courses and certify paddlers at that level

  • conduct Paddle Canada Canoeing Basic courses and certify paddlers at that level

  • conduct Waterfront Canoe Activities

  • assist on an Lake Canoe Introduction Instructor Course or an Intermediate skills course (Tandem)


Read more: FW Tandem Instructor Training