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Looking for professional paddlesports instruction? Our instructor members offer training and certification programs across Canada.

Spring & Summer courses typically start to appear in March, April and May. Paddling Schools and individual instructors are responsible to post their courses on this website.

 

Please check back throughout Spring and Summer 2018, as new courses are added weekly.

 

Choose your discipline:

  • Canoe
  • River Kayak
    • River Kayak Instructor courses are currently run through Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC).
    • Once you become a River Kayak Instructor with CKC, a reciprocal agreement is in place for you to be awarded a Paddle Canada RiverKayak Instructor award to teach Paddle Canada recreational River Kayak courses.
  • Sea Kayak
  • Kayak Rolling
  • Stand Up Paddleboard
  • Instructor Certification Professional Development Clinic (launching in early May 2018)
    • Instructor Professional Development Clinics are currently listed as Instructor courses in each search. Click on the green button to see the course details and to see if the Instructor course is a professional development maintenance clinic option.
  • Find a Canoe Instructor Professional Development Clinic (launching in early May 2018)
  • Find a Sea Kayak Instructor Professional Development Clinic (launching in early May 2018)
  • Find a Stand-Up Paddleboard Instructor Professional Development Clinic (launching in early May 2018)
  • Find a River Kayak Instructor Professional Development Clinic (launching in early May 2018)
  • Find a Kayak Rolling Instructor Professional Development Clinic (launching in early May 2018)

 

To Register for a Skill Course: simply contact the Paddling School or Individual Instructor and register with them.

To Register for an Instructor Course:

  1. Contact the Paddling School or Individual Instructor and register with them first.
  2. Register yourself as an instructor candidate member with Paddle Canada here; if you are an existing member or a past skill course participant please login to your account and follow the Instructor Candidate link there. Contact the office if unsure of your account details and verify email and retrieve password. If you are brand new to Paddle Canada, then proceed to the New Instructor Candidate form.

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