Flatwater Training

FLATWATER INTRODUCTION TO TANDEM CANOEING - Certification -  July 11-12 2020  (Postponed indefinitely per COVID-19)

tandem lessons at Blacks Rapids

RACCC members and 16 years of age or older-
 (NOTE: Minors must have a parent on site during the course)  
 All Participants should be comfortable swimming while wearing a PFD; 
No skill prerequisites    



Description :
This national certification course is for canoeists who have had little or no canoeing experience or training, or who have some canoeing experience and would like to improve and learn new skills. 

Participants learn how to attach a canoe on their car, to steer and control the canoe, how to paddle together effectively, trim, launch and land their canoe, canoe rescue skills and more.
(For more info:  Overview of PC Intro Tandem Skills

Dates and Times:
Pool Session:  (Canoe rescues and safety:
certification requirement):  Date/Location TBD
Paddling Session: July 11 and 12  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Calm water within 20 minute drive of the RACCC Boat House.(TBD: Blacks Rapids or Meech Lake)

- The RACCC has canoes, paddles and Personal Floatation Devices (PFDs)
- Private boats may be used: to be pre-approved by course instructor.
- Participants are encouraged to bring their own personal gear.
- NOTE: We strongly suggest that participants NOT purchase a new PFD or Paddle prior to the course:
We include info on choosing PFD's and Paddles and essential equipment.
- Please see the attachment re: What to BringWhat to Bring

Paddle Canada WAIVER FORMS are required to participate in the course.
Please print, review, bring with you to the first day of the course.

Course Fee: TBD  (Includes canoe rental)       
Course code

Maximum # of participants: 16
For information on how to register, click here
NOTE: Additional Costs: Please bring cash to cover other costs such as parking and sharing transportation.

Re: Registration: contact the RA center at 613-733-5100
Re: course content: training(at)raccc.ca

RACCC Admin info:
Paddle Canada Course #                        
  Assistant Instructors:    

# of canoes needed:    (xx RACCC Canoes and xx Student Canoe)
Canoe carrying:   xx

Participants and Logistics: 
Students: canoe transport/Passengers: xx
 (Drive but no canoe:  xx
Passengers: xx

Instructors offering to teach: