Whitewater Training

INTERMEDIATE MOVING WATER SOLO CANOE 2017

This course is aimed at paddlers who have completed the Introduction to Moving Water Solo course as well as novice paddlers wishing to improve their skills. This course builds on the fundamentals of the intro course, refining and strengthening these skills as well introducing some more complex maneuvers. The overall goal of this course is improving overall boat control. Successful participants will receive a Paddle Canada Intermediate Moving Water Solo certification.

 

PRE-REQUISITES:

  • Paddle Canada Introduction Moving Water Solo Canoe Certification, equivalent, Permission of the Instructor/Training Coordinator or Whitewater Coordinator
  • Only open to RACCC Club members (See club website for registration information)

 

DATES:

1 course is being offered in 2017; consisting of a full weekend at Palmers Rapids and a planning evening session before the training weekend.  

  • WW Weekend (June 16,17,18 (6pm Fri - 5pm Sun) Barcode: to be posted soon

 

LOCATION(S):

RA Centre (Map) , Rideau River at Brewer Park (Map) , Palmers Rapids (Map – Jessup’s Camp)

 

COURSE FEE:

$ 150

 

ADDITIONAL COSTS:

Participants should budget an extra $50- 100 for shared transportation and camping costs (food/fees).

 

EQUIPMENT:

Canoe rental is included with course fee. Private boats may be used but they must be fully outfitted with thigh straps and floatation and must be pre-approved by course instructor.

The club has paddles, white water helmets and Personal Floatation Devices (PFDs) available for student use. Participants are encouraged to bring their own personal gear but you must talk to you instructor prior to the course to ensure your equipment appropriate for whitewater training. If you plan on buying gear prior to the course, you may wish to check with your instructor.

Participants require their own tent and sleeping bag for camping at Palmer’s rapids.

 

REGISTRATION:

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

For course information/questions please contact the training coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For registration questions please contact the RA center at 613.733.5100.