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Rescue for Rec Kayakers

Increase paddler IQ and safety in this fun clinic!

  • Ended
  • 65 Canadian dollars
  • Kedge Beach

Service Description

Gain the confidence and skills you need to kayak lazy rivers and calm lakes with others in this fun, structured clinic! From discussing a kayak’s safety features to successfully getting in, launching, and landing, the basics of recreational kayaking are demystified. Learn how to get a friend back into their kayak in the event of an on water capsize. Learn the pros/cons of certain features of recreational kayaks and the skills and techniques needed to make good decisions. Experience includes: - 4hr kayak skills training with Candlebox Kayaking's experienced, highly certified, expert coaches - High quality accessories including paddles, pumps, PFD's, tow lines, paddle floats, stirrups What people are saying: "There were five "students" in the Skills and Safety course on Sunday and Matt had a lot of ground to cover, especially since some of those five had never been in a kayak before. But somehow, Matt made it feel like we were all getting private lessons. He was very attentive to each one of us. It was a great day! Thanks, Matt!" - Mary-Jane, TripAdvisor Course Duration: Approx 4hrs Kayak rentals available from Whynot Adventures at Jakes Landing Whynot Adventures online booking: Whynot Adventures phone: (902-682-2282)

Cancellation Policy

All courses run at the discretion of instructors (mostly according to the weather). We do our best to provide instruction suitable to the conditions. We require 30 days notice for cancellation(s) of courses (excluding SKGABC guide training which is 75 days). Cancellations must be made via E-mail to We reserve the right to cancel or alter any clinics or trips due to weather or insufficient registration. We do our best to reschedule. If any participant experiences symptoms of COVID-19 in the 14 days prior to training, the participant must cancel. We're happy to provide full credit to attend the same or similar training at a later date. If you cannot make it to a training location due to transportation disruptions or travel restrictions, we are pleased to provide a full credit for the same or similar training. As all outdoor activities involve risk, we recommend you obtain any personal, medical, and/or cancellation insurance that you may deem appropriate. Thanks.

Contact Details

9793 Nova Scotia 8, Caledonia, Nova Scotia, Canada

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