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 are 13 or 14 years old on Jan 1st, 2020).

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
  • prep for BC Summer Games 2020
Fall/Winter Program (Sept 27 – Mar 31, 2020)
  • Practice Schedule:
    • Sept 27 until Nov 1:
    • Nov 2 – Dec 20:
    • HOLIDAY PROGRAM BREAK Dec 21-Jan 2
    • Jan 3 – Feb 29:
      • Canoe/Kayak Paddling dates TBD
      • Sun @ 9-11am – XC Skiing @ Cypress
      • Tues @ 6-7:30pm – Gym Fitness @ TBD (local school gymnasium)
      • Wed @ 7:30-8:30pm – Group spinning at Cyklus
      • Thurs @ 5-6:30pm – Outrigger (OC6) Paddling
        • **We will also participate in a couple fun Outrigger (OC6) races as a team
      • Friday @ 6-7:30pm – Group strength & conditioning session at the High Performance Training Centre at the Richmond Oval
    • Mar:
      • Practice dates TBD
      • March Break Spring Camp – week of March 16th
Spring/Summer Program (June – Sept 2020)
  • 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