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Youth Paddlers

There is no better place to spend the summer than on the water!

Join the Calgary Canoe Club and have a blast with our expert instructors and friendly paddlers. Explore the many competitive, recreational and social aspects of our youth paddling program. 

New paddlers age 9-12 are introduced to the sport in the Learn 2 Paddle (L2P) sessions starting each 2 weeks in the summer months. Paddlers will learn all the basics in these 2-week sessions. Paddlers 9-12 can take multiple L2P sessions.

Once paddlers aged 9-12 have completed a L2P session they may choose to join the Sprint Team where more time is spent learning advanced skills in the Olympic Sprint Racing Boats. 

New Paddlers age 13+ can join directly into the the Sprint Team where coaches will teach the basics and quickly advance them with other new and returning paddlers of similar age and ability. Padders can join the Sprint Team for only 2 weeks or select longer. The Sprint Team welcomes new paddlers each 2-weeks in the summer months to correspond with paddlers graduating from Learn 2 Paddle Sessions. June 29th is the first start date.

 

Returning Paddlers who are 9-12 have completed a L2P lesson or previously been in the Sprint Team.  Paddlers 9-12 can choose to take part in another L2P session or join the Sprint Team.

Returning Paddlers age 13+ join the Sprint Team where coaches will teach the basics and quickly advance them with other new and returning paddlers of similar age and ability. Padders can join the Sprint Team for only 2 weeks or select longer. Paddlers can start with the Sprint Team each 2-weeks in the summer months to correspond with paddlers graduating from Learn Two Paddle camps. June 29th is the first start date.

Sprint Racing Team - Go beyond the basics and master the fastest racing canoes and kayaks on the water. Anyone who has completed a Learn 2 Paddle lesson is ready to join the Sprint Team. Certified racing coaches develop the fitness and technical skills to propel Calgary single, double, four and 15 person boats to the podium in local, national and International events. If you are a hard core racer or just want to have fun going fast, we provide a Safe and Fun experience.

There is no better place to spend the summer than on the water!