Surf and Current Rescue Clinic
Surf and Current Rescue Clinic

Surf and Current Rescue Clinic

Regular price $349

Would you like to take your re-entry practice to another level? Using the skills you learned on Level 1 and 2, we will apply them to scenarios in moving water and small surf zones. This 2 day clinic will take place on the Niagara River and Pleasant Beach (a well known surfers area). Up your game in a supportive, inclusive and friendly training environment.

Sample itinerary:

Day 1

  • The first morning of this training includes a review on flatwater of edging including turns and supportive strokes. 
  • We will do a review of boat control maneuvers in moving water.
  • Scenarios and re-entry techniques in a dynamic environment.

Day 2

  • If a surf zone is available, we will change venues to work on rescues in a surf zone. If not we will continue on the moving water
  • Launching and landing scenarios.
  • Boat control in elevated sea state.
  • Towing in elevated sea state
  • Scenarios and re-entry techniques in a dynamic environment.



For the purposes of this class, you will require: 

  • Paddle Canada Level 1 Skills
  • A sea kayak, with 2 bulkheads. 
    • We have fiberglass NDK sea kayaks for rent. You may use your own, if you wish.
    • You will need a pump, a whistle, and a tow belt. They are available to purchase.
  • Dry suits are available if required.
  • A PFD is mandatory, you must bring your own.
  • A paddle
  • We do not provide food on this clinic.

Please note that participants are responsible for parking permits. 


We would like to acknowledge that the land on which we gather (Known as Fort Erie) is the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee, Attiwonderonk, Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, and Mississauga. 

We are grateful for the knowledge shared with us by the Indigenous peoples of what is now known as Canada as well as the circumpolar region of the Northern Hemisphere.