Kayak Lesson Jericho Beach Vancouver Canada Static map of Ecomarine Paddlesport Centres' Jericho Beach location

$329 Intermediate Kayaking Jericho Beach

This is a Paddle Canada certified course

Take your paddling skills to the next level with our intermediate course. This is the next step to preparing and taking a self-guided day trip. Your kayak, gear, and wetsuit are included in the cost of your lesson. You can choose to take it over two full weekend days or over two weekday evenings and one full day.

The lessons will take place at Jericho Beach. We’ll refine your strokes by incorporating edging, deepen your understanding of re-entry techniques, and introduce some new strokes to help you paddle more efficiently. We’ll also introduce navigation for day-tripping, including chart reading, route finding, tides, and weather.

Once we’re comfortable with all these skills, we’ll take a day trip from our Jericho Beach location. You’ll use your newly learned navigation skills and practice leadership and decision-making along the way.

Upon successful completion of all skills, you’ll receive your Paddle Canada Level 1 Kayaking Certification.

2019 Dates & Times:

Saturdays & Sundays | 9AM–5PM
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  • April 13 & 14
  • June 22 & 23
  • July 13 & 14
  • August 10 & 11

Two weekday evenings and one full day with a daytrip

Book Series A: Tue June 4 (6-9PM) | Tue June 11 (6-9PM) | Sun June 16 (9-5PM) Book Series B: Thu August 15 (5:30-8:30PM) | Thu August 22 (5:30-8:30PM) | Sat August 24 (9-5PM)

Other things to note:

This course is designed for those aged 16 and up with basic kayaking experience (our Beginner Kayaking lesson or equivalent). Participants must have basic boat and gear knowledge and be efficient at forward paddling, wet-exit, and assisted re-entry.