Price: $75 per person
Basic River Kayaking Skills
The ability to roll provides you with confidence while paddling in more challenging conditions, whether on a river or in the ocean.
Our rolling courses take place either in lake, calm bay or swimming pool depending on time of year and pool availability.
This 2-hour clinic introduces the basic mechanics involved in rolling a kayak leading to the ability to roll a kayak confidently in calm conditions. To roll reliably takes regular practice of the correct skills so that you train your reflexes and muscles to instinctively apply the correct sequence and body position to achieve consistent success. This course will provide you with a taste of success along with sound building blocks for continued self practice.
This course is scheduled for:
December 11, 2020
January 8, 2021
February 5, 2021
March 12, 2021
April 9, 2021
Typical course itinerary. (Because we are travelling in a natural environment, itineraries can change. There are many factors that can affect how a course actually runs.) Read the COURSE DETAILS.
⚀ This course will usually be run in the Ladysmith Rec Centre Pool an a Friday evening.
⚁ Bring your own (clean) equipment or use ours
What's Included--Coastal Bliss provides the following for your course:
All personal equipment must be in good order and kayaks must have 2 stern flotation bags. (All equipment required for this course can be supplied by us.)
You will need:
River kayak with flotation bags
Helmet (approved for river kayaking)
For non-pool courses:
Wetsuit or drysuit (A drysuit may be rented for an additional $25 per day charge and is highly recommended during the Fall and Winter programs).
We also recommend you bring: snacks and water. Waivers will need to be signed prior to starting course and pertinent Medical information will need to be disclosed to course leaders.