Vancouver Whitewater Club
For All things Whitewater...
Private Coaching Courses
If you are serious about getting into whitewater kayaking then we highly recommend taking a course with one of the private coaching companies. The intense learning opportunities will give you a jump start and allow you to join club trips with confidence.
River Culture Kayaking (Sea to Sky)
Purple Hayes Kayaking (Fraser Valley)
Covid19 - Due to lifeguard staff shortages we are unable to offer our Basic Skills course this winter 2021-2022, we hope to have some session next winter.
2022/2023 Introduction to Whitewater Kayaking:
Basic Skills and Rolling Course
Have fun, adventure, and experience the outdoors! Make new friends and learn to whitewater kayak. Vancouver Whitewater Club instructors will get you started in a nice warm pool where you can learn basic skills and how to roll your kayak. Small groups with the focus on fun. All equipment is provided. Learn all the basics and gain the foundation needed to get into whitewater kayaking! We hope to see you there!
REGISTRATION IS THROUGH THE CITY OF VANCOUVER PARKS AND RECREATION
COURSE CODE: 262531
Dates And Times Below
Intro to whitewater Course 8pm-9pm (plus 9-11pm pool session for practice), basics and rolling all for $195.
Registration is open now and places are limited to 12 students so register before it fills up!!
Gear is included, but if you get cold easily and have a wetsuit or drytop bring it along!
Saturday January 18, 2020, 8pm to 9pm lesson and 9pm to 11pm open pool practice
Saturday January 25, 2020, 8pm to 9pm lesson and 9pm to 11pm open pool practice
Saturday February 1, 2020, 8pm to 9pm lesson and 9pm to 11pm open pool practice
Saturday February 8, 2020, 8pm to 9pm lesson and 9pm to 11pm open pool practice
Saturday February 22, 2020, 8pm to 9pm lesson and 9pm to 11pm open pool practice
Beginner Lessons will be held at Britannia Community Center Pool (MAP)
As well, as part of your registration in the Introduction to Whitewater Course - you receive an annual membership to the Vancouver Whitewater Club for the 2020-2021 season.