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Adult learn to kayak Course (August)

Date 2022 Aug 05-19 Ical
Days/Times Friday 6.30pm - 7.45pm
Location CCE Boathouse - Cultus Lake
Address 76 Pavilion Rd Cultus Lake BC V2R4Y5

If you are brand new to kayaking then this course of lessons at Cultus Lake is for you! Learn the basics of on-water safety, how to exit the boat if you flip over, how to paddle forwards in a straight line and steer using different paddle strokes. These lessons are targeted to ages 16 and older, however families are also welcome to register to learn together (youth <16yo may only register if they are taking part in the lesson with an adult parent or guardian). This is a 1 hour lesson 6.45-7.45pm on the water. 

All paddling equipment (kayak, PFD, paddle) will be provided at the CCE boathouse, but you are welcome to bring your own.

After your lessons you can take join our free meet-up paddling group. We paddle Cultus Lake every Wednesday and elsewhere on Saturday mornings (Hope Slough, Chilliwack Lake, Harrison River, Lightening Lake and elsewhere. Paddles run April to October (equipment provided). Check out our website ( for more details.


Membership required: you can pay for membership with lesson registration.

To register as a club member follow this link:


COST: package price 3 lessons plus club membership (adult) = $100 [includes use of equipment]


NOTE: If you do not wish to pay using Paypal, please tick the "other" payment option and etransfer $100 to [email protected]


Please dress for the weather and expect to get wet. Part of this lesson will be a wet-exit practice. Bring a towel and a change of clothes. See you at the lake!




Prerequisite Ability to swim in deep water wearing a PFD
Contact Jenny Wakeling
Web Site
Type Participation
This is a Chilliwack Centre of Excellence sanctioned event
Category Instruction - Flatwater
Deadline August 04, 2022 17:00