PaddleSports Program


Program Details:

The Pickering Rouge Canoe Club is pleased to announce the creation of its’ PaddleSports program for the 2016 summer season.

The PaddleSports Program is aims to introduce new members to a variety of different sprint racing kayaks and canoes. Participants in the program will have an opportunity to try a variety of Crew Boats (doubles and fours) in both canoe and kayak, Canadian War Canoe (15 man sprint canoe), Outrigger Canoes, as well as dragonboat.

No prior experience is required for participation in the program. We aim to teach participants the basics of canoe/kayak including:

  • Basic boat skills
  • Stability in sprint boats
  • Paddling technique in both canoe and kayak
  • Basics of training and racing in Sprint canoe/kayak

Should they choose to, athletes will have the opportunity to race a variety of regattas throughout the summer. Dates and further details regarding these events will be released at a later time. Please note there is no obligation to race in order to be a part of the program.

Any further questions regarding the program can be answered for the program coach Scott Barclay.

Program Dates: July 4 – August 21 (7 weeks)
Mondays: 5:30-7:30pm
Wednesdays: 4:30-6:30pm
Thursdays: 8-10am

Click below to download the registration form which has more details about the program and practice times!!


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