Flatwater Training

Private Flatwater Canoe Lesson

Three-hour private flatwater canoeing lesson with long time paddler/club instructor: Dot B (more info below) 

Learn the basics of paddling a canoe or improve your paddling techniques or learn more advanced paddling strokes, canoeing maneuvers or style.  Your choice.

Participants need to be prepared to follow Ottawa Public Health Covid-19 requirements.


  1. one person: solo lesson or
  2. two person: tandem lesson (You need to have your tandem lesson partner. Both are club members.)

Who can participate? Club members only. Age 16 years & up,

Dates available: 

  1. Saturday 9:30 - 12:30  July 3
  2. Sunday   9:30 - 12:30   July 4
  3. Saturday 9:30 - 12:30   July 17
  4. Sunday   9:30 - 12:30   July 18

(Meet at the boathouse at 9:15 AM to organize canoes and equipment then travel to the putin.)

Location: Ottawa (probably Hartwell Locks)

Cost $100 + tax for 3 hours (RACCC members only)  Includes canoe rental

Registration will be on PlayRA  but is not there yet.  Participants must register more than one week prior to training.

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Instructor:  Dot has been teaching with the club since 1992 and is a certified Paddle Canada Lakewater Canoeing Instructor: Solo and Tandem, Intro-Intermediate-Advanced, and is an Instructor Trainer Candidate. 

In addition, Dot teaches Paddle Canada:  Style, Big Canoe (Voyageur Canoe) and Tripping courses.