Adult Introduction to Flatwater – Level 2 (Advanced fundamentals)

With the acquired balance and fundamentals from Level 1, Level 2 focuses on stroke refinement so that paddlers can start building up their boat speed and stroke efficiency on the water.

Goals for the course include

  • Reviewing equipment care and handling
  • Refining balance
  • Refining proper paddling positioning
  • Refining boat control
  • Refining stroke technique
  • Paddling outside of Alder Bay in a sprint boat
  • Improved paddling fitness
  • Participate in a regatta

Prerequisites

  • Must be a full member of the FCRCC club (minimum, Small Boats Membership).  Please see Individual Membership for details on getting your membership.
  • Adult Flatwater – Level 1, coach discretion to move up levels
  • Capable of paddling ~5KM outside of Alder Bay in a sprint boat without falling in

Coach

Andrew Sugianto.

Dates and Practice Times

10-week program – July 10 – September 10, 2022 (includes Pacific Cup regatta)

Sundays @ 10:00am to 11:15am

Cost

(Club members only) $280 (GST included). CKBC membership insurance is included.  Pacific Cup regatta included.

Program capacity

8 paddlers

To register click here

https://campscui.active.com/orgs/FalseCreekRacingCanoeClub?season=2867807&session=56114242

Things to Bring to Practice

  • Paddling shoes/sandals for walking around from the boat shed to the dock
  • Paddling clothes appropriate for the weather
  • Additional clothes for changing into afterwards
  • A towel
  • Water bottle
  • Your own PFD (or you can borrow one from the club)

Meetup

  • Please try and arrive 10 min prior to practice time ready to go in your paddling gear so that we can start right on time.
  • Please meet on the grass area outside of the canoe/kayak shed.