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Pacific Cup Regatta (Sept 27-28, 2014) - Maple Ridge, BC

Advanced Paddling Fundamentals (U12) – Learning to Train

FUNdamentals & Foundations with Introduction to Training (10-12 years) For kids aged U12 (kids who were 10 or 11 years old on Jan 1st, 2019).  And for kids 12 years and up who are new to paddling! This program will continue to focus on developing the fundamentals of paddling (e.g., stroke, balance, mileage) along with an introduction into the competitive aspect of Sprint Canoe and Kayak.  Coaches will continue to develop paddlers’ boat skills and balance through workouts, games, balance challenges, and introduce paddlers to land training as it pertains to paddling (e.g., running, stretching, body exercises). During the racing season, paddlers will have […]

FCRCC Youth Flatwater - Summer 2014

Introduction to Paddling (U10) – FUNdamentals & Foundations

Introduction to Paddling (7-10 years) For kids aged U10 (kids that were under 10 on Jan 1st, 2019).  Minimum age of 7 is required. This program introduces young paddlers to a variety of paddling disciplines: dragon boat, outrigger, and sprint canoe and kayak, in a fun, safe, and team oriented environment. Our NCCP trained coaches will be teaching the basics of water safety, stroke technique, coordination, and balance in a variety of boats, while engaging the paddlers in a lot of fun games and team focused activities.  The focus here is on developing fundamental movement skills and engaging in developmentally […]

CKBC Fall Training Camp (Nov 8-11, 2014) - Burnaby, BC

Youth Paddling Programs

We have many exciting Youth paddling options to help keep your kids active!  Our youth paddling programs are structured based off the nationwide Canadian Sport For Life Long-Term Athlete Development model, and more specifically, the CanoeKayakCanada LTAD Model.  This model is designed to help kids develop optimally through stages, acquiring fundamental skills and progressively building on their technical and physical skills. Kids can enter our programs many ways depending on how much paddling they want to do! We have Intro programs for those who only want to paddle once a week.  We have Racing programs for those who want to paddle more and […]