About Canada's National Paddling Program
In the UK it’s the British Canoe Union (BCU) and in the US it’s the American Canoe Association (ACA). Paddle Canada is Canada’s National Paddling program. All are good and each is tilted according to the heritage, culture and geography of each country.
Paddle Canada has been offering paddling skills, instructor and Instructor certifications for over 40 years. We are a Northern Ontario centre for Paddle Canada instruction and our location on Lake Superior helps ensure we have conditions required for successful intermediate and advanced training.
Our Guides and Instructors are trained and certified through Paddle Canada and we regularly offer a Paddle Canada skills and Instructor courses in Sea Kayaking, Tandem Canoe and Stand up Paddleboard (SUP) as outlined below:
Paddle Canada Sea Kayak Program
Paddle Canada Lake Tandem Canoe Program
The Lake Tandem Program is designed to provide a solid foundation of knowledge and skills necessary for open water lake paddling.
Intro Lake Skills
Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP)
The Paddle Canada Stand Up Paddleboard Program begins with an introduction to paddling in calm sheltered conditions followed by an advanced flatwater award.