Intro to Moving Water

This club-led clinic is for tandem canoeists who are interested in advancing from lakewater to river canoeing. It consists of an evening lecture and one day on the water. The emphasis is on skills development, understanding river dynamics and being safe on the water.

You’ll learn about:

  • River hazards
  • The need for extra flotation (air bags)
  • Group travel on the river
  • Safety procedures and signals
  • Environment and ethical concerns
  • The international river grading system

On the water you’ll:

  • Do forward and back ferries
  • Swim rapids
  • Line a boat
  • Rescue (and be rescued) with a throw rope

Open to

  • Every adult  Club Member of the Beaver Canoe Club who have graduated from Basic Paddlers.
  • Including Juniors (under 19) by application

Join the Club

  • Adults: $25
  • Juniors (under 19) $6

Register for Course

Email Training Director to register for the course.

Canoe Rentals

Rent boats, PFDs, etc. from Middleton’s Boats or call 604-240-0503

Need a Partner?

We will help pair you up if you do not have a partner.