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Whitewater skills level 2 (youth)

Date 2021 Sep 08-Oct 24 Ical
Days/Times Wednesday 4.45-6.15pm Sunday 11.30am-1.30pm
Location Chilliwack River
Address 76 Sunnyside Boulevard, Cultus lake, BC

DISCOVER THE FUN of whitewater paddling! This set of lessons is suitable for youth aged 10-14 who want to develop their whitewater paddling skills.



The goal of this program is to train water-smart paddlers who have the skills to paddle safely on lakes and rivers, and to foster an enjoyment and appreciation for paddlesports and the outdoors.



Participants will be introduced to a variety of paddling disciplines throughout this program and develop the skills necessary to pursue paddling either at a recreational or competitive level.


Pre-requisites: Must have completed an level 1 whitewater course, Learn to Kayak Rivers camp or equivalent. Target Age Range: 10-14yrs (youth up to age 16 welcome)


Lesson schedule: Please arrive ready to paddle. 

Wednesday afternoons 4.45-6.15pm [1 hour lesson with a focus on technique and skills development]

Sunday mornings 11.30am-1.30pm [1.5 hour river runs]

Races: test your skills - Tamihi September 26th, Cookie Race October 23rd


All equipment provided (kayak, helmet, paddle, PFD, spray skirt). For our fall programs we strongly recommend you purchase a well fitted wetsuit +/- neoprene gloves for cool weather days. Safety is our #1 priority - there will be a maximum student: instructor ratio of 5:1 on the river. All river paddles are weather, skills and water-level dependent.



Wednesday + Sunday [recommended]: $255

Wednesday only (7x 1 hour lessons + Cookie Race): $140

Sunday only (6 x 90 minute lessons + Cookie Race): $150 (NOTE no lesson on Sunday October 10th)


You must be a CCE Paddling Club member in good standing. If you are not yet a member, please  follow this link to register:

Please note that if you have already completed a summer camp with us you are already registered as a club member!

You will be given an opportunity to pay for membership when you register for this event: if you wish to pay by e-transfer please tick "other" payment option and we will send etransfer instructions.



Prerequisite Intro to Kayaking course/ camp
Contact Jenny Wakeling
Type Participation
Category Instruction - Whitewater
Deadline September 06, 2021 17:00