Pacific Cup Regatta (Sept 27-28, 2014) - U13 Men's C1 - Maple Ridge, BC

Junior Race Development (U14 and U15) – Training to Train

Junior Race Development (13-15 years)

For kids aged U15 (kids who were 12 or 13 years old on Jan 1st, 2020 and will fall into the U14/U15 age category in 2021).

New Paddlers – please register for our Intro to Paddling – Fundamentals and Foundations program to acquire initial skills and balance.

This program will continue to teach paddlers about the various elements of training and competition with a focus on developing intermediate canoe and kayak skills and endurance and effective goal setting (both on and off the water).  Paddlers are expected to attend both on-water and off-water practices (i.e., dryland training such as running, body exercises, stretching), and are expected to attend a variety of regattas throughout the racing season.

Pre-requisites

  • have a positive attitude and willingness to listen and learn! 🙂
  • willingness to participate in weekly dryland training (e.g., running, body exercises, stretches)
  • fundamental boat skills (able to balance in a sprint canoe/kayak, comfortable paddling outside of Alder Bay)

Group Goals

  • enjoy sport and demonstrate sportsmanship and teamwork
  • have great listening skills
  • intermediate boat skills – canoe/kayak skills, balance and boat control
  • aerobic capacity, agility, flexibility, endurance
  • effective goal setting
  • a variety of regattas
Fall Program (Oct 19 – Dec 19, 2020)
  • Tues 6:30am-8am – Canoe/Kayak Paddle, 7:30-8:30pm – Swimming @ Templeton Park Pool
  • Wed @ 4:30-6:45pm – Canoe/Kayak Paddle + Run
  • Fri @ 7:30-8:45pm – Strength and Fitness @ Richmond Oval
  • Sat 9-11:30am – Canoe/Kayak Paddle + Running
  • (On Your Own) – home-strength program will be distributed to athletes to do on their own at home 2x/week
Winter Program (Jan 11 – Mar 27, 2021)
  • Canoe/Kayak Paddling dates TBD
  •  XC Skiing @ Cypress TBD
  • Swimming and gymming will continue
  • March Break Spring Camp – week of March 15th
Spring/Summer Program (June 15th – Sept 2020)

Thanks again for joining us this summer!  Spring/Summer 2021 info will be posted early 2021.

  • Practice Schedule:
    • Spring Break Paddling Camp
      • Mar 16-20 @ 9am-4pm
    • Week of March 23rd – Program Break
    • April-May:
      • Cancelled due to COVID-19
    • June:
      • Tues/Thurs @ 5-7pm
      • Wed @ 3:30-5pm
      • Sat @ 11am-1pm
    • July – August:
      • Mon/Fri @ 7-8:30am
      • Tues/Thurs @ 4:30-6:30pm
      • Sat @ 11am-1pm – Paddle + Run
    • Sept – TBD