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Whitewater Kayak Skills Spring 2024

Paddle Canada River Kayak Skills certification available.

  • Starts May 4
  • 475 Canadian dollars
  • Stew's Corner Convenience and Gas

Available spots


Service Description

Surf a wave and run whitewater rapids during this exciting training experience! Learn how to rescue yourself, rescue others, safely swim whitewater, and much more, all within a structured training course. Paddle Canada River Kayak Skills certification is available. Send us a message and we'd be happy to provide a program information package. Training includes: - 2 days of coaching with Candlebox Kayaking's experienced, highly certified, expert coaches - High-quality equipment including kayaks by Jackson Kayak, paddles by Werner, drysuits by Kokatat (on a first come/first served basis), and all other necessary safety equipment - Photos from your time on the water - On-land instruction to help paddlers visualize and understand river features - Experience on (up to) intermediate (class 2+) whitewater run on Nova Scotia's South Shore - Paddle Canada River Kayak Skills certification fees What people are saying: "I have had two days of intermediate white water training with Matt DeLong. Matt, thru a well thought out approach to each day, helped me take the next step and assisted me in comfortably engaging in new challenges. At the end of each day I left with a great sense of achievement and a deeper understanding of the workings of moving water. Having experienced Matt's dedication to helping every paddler achieve more control and comfort in one's own paddling skills I can do nothing other than "Very highly recommend" Matt's coaching. Thank you Matt." - Frank, TripAdvisor Course Duration: 2 Days. Start Time: 8:30 am. Location: Medway River, Greenfield, NS. Meet at a pre-determined classroom space at 8:30 am on the first day of the training. Cost: $475/person+tax. Please book at least 48hrs in advance. We do our best to accommodate last-minute bookings. Includes: Kayak, paddle, PFD, sprayskirt, throw bag, helmet, drysuit (on a "first come/first served" basis), gloves, and neoprene booties. 2024 Spring dates: May 4th/5th Lead instructor: Matt DeLong


Upcoming Sessions


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 info@candleboxkayaking.com. 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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