Flatwater Training

Paddle Canada Lakewater Instructor Course

October 13-14 and 20-21, 2018

Prerequisite: current PC Lakewater Intermediate Tandem Certification

RACCC is pleased to announce this Instructor training to augment our current Flatwater Instructor team!
Course participation is by invitation sent to:  RACCC Intermediate Flatwater Tandem (Paddle Canada Certificate) paddlers, who have been assisting with, and/or who want to help with future RACCC FW training events.  Successful candidates will be certified to teach Paddle Canada Introduction to Lakewater Tandem courses.  (Our current team will love to have them join us! In the RACCC tradition, we are all volunteers. Teaching RACCC canoeing courses is a blast! ...and we are so happy to help new paddlers learn... and experienced paddlers learn more skills. )

Registration:   8 maximum  
(Registration is OPEN  for invited RACCC members as of Sept 28: by telephone 613.733.5100 or in person at the RA East Desk. Please register by October 6th !!)

Cost: RACCC MEMBERS:  $150 (plus tax)  Course Code:  #875
(Thanks to RACCC for subsidizing this course! Note: normally this course cost is $350.00…or more.)
Includes:  canoe and equipment, course materials, certification registration and our course conductor honorarium.  
(Subsidy Clarification: Normally, participants in instructor courses can apply to the RACCC for a reimbursement of up to 50% of the course fee. This year we are providing the  ‘subsidy’ up front.  RACCC will not be providing any additional course fee reimbursement post course.)

re: NON-Members:  
IF there is still space available in this course AFTER October 7th,  non-members with the prerequisites can be invited by course conductor to register.
NON MEMBER FEE:  $350  (plus tax)


Course Conductor: Lynette Chubb  
Course Assistant:  Dot Bonnenfant

Dates/Time:  2 weekends:
October 13-14 AND 20 -21.
Saturday-Sunday:   (8:30 AM - 5:00 PM)  
Participants need to attend the entire course.
PRECOURSE INFORMATION and practice teaching assignments will be available for registrants by early October.

Contact: Dot Bonnenfant dot22b(at)gmail.com

Looking ahead in 2019: Dot will be providing further coaching for our RACCC Flatwater Instructor Team to continue to increase our skill towards Paddle Canada Advanced level in Lakewater (Flatwater) Canoeing.  If there is interest...we may do another instructor course in 2019.

 

Related resources:
Paddle Canada - Safety Briefing;  https://www.paddlecanada.com/paddle-canada-safety-briefing-for-all-disciplines-courses/
Paddle Canada re: Transport Canada Regulations:  https://www.paddlecanada.com/new-transport-canada-vessel-regulations-for-guided-excursions/

Manitoba: Lake Canoe Instructor Resource: (this is a fabulous resource!!!) 
http://paddle.mb.ca/files/canoe%20school/Lake_Canoe_Instructor_Resource_2017.pdf