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Paddle Canada Rolling Skills
Paddle Canada Rolling Skills
Paddle Canada Rolling Skills

Paddle Canada Rolling Skills

Regular price $113

This half-day introductory or intermediate (self-identified) clinic is for kayakers who would like to roll a sea kayak in calm conditions.

This is a good course to take after you have completed your Paddle Canada Level 1 Skills Award. However, it is not required to be successful.

AM sessions start at 9:30, and PM sessions start at 1:30.

In the class, we will learn:
  • Warm-up Exercises
  • Wet Exits
  • Safe Body Mechanics
    • We will decide on a roll that suits your goals, level of flexibility and comfort. Some examples are the sweep or forward-finishing roll, C to C, or the back deck roll.
  • Kayak Fit and Equipment
    • We will properly adjust the foot pegs, back-band and/or thigh
      braces for a proper fit for rolling, and
    • Find the appropriate paddle length for rolling based on body dimensions.

For this class, you will require: Full List

  • A sea kayak, with 2 bulkheads. 
    • We have rental kayaks available if you do not have your own.
    • You will need a pump, a whistle, and a 15m floating rope. They are available to purchase.
  • A PFD is mandatory, you must bring your own.
  • A paddle.
  • A paddle float
  • Sunscreen.
  • Lunch.
  • Water.

This clinic is open to paddlers of all experiences, and we offer rentals if needed. 

Questions? Send us an email: info@kayak-ontario.com

 

 

Paddle Canada Rolling Skills