A older gentlemen paddles into a hole in a whitewater kayak.
Location: Roseway River, Nova Scotia. Photo credit: Jim Neale Photography

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Looking for professional paddlesports instruction? Our 2,700+ Instructor Members offer training and certification programs across Canada.

Looking for professional paddlesports instruction? Our 2,700+ Instructor Members offer training and certification programs across Canada.

Paddling Schools and individual instructors are responsible to post their courses on this website. The national head office does not plan or schedule these courses.

Please note that courses will start to appear throughout the Spring as instructors and paddling schools start creating their yearly program offering schedules. Most courses start to appear in May/June on this page.

How Do I Register?

If you are registering for a paddling or camping skills development course, simply contact the paddling school or individual instructor and register directly with them.

If you are registering for an instructor course:

  1. Contact the paddling school or individual instructor and register directly with them first.
  2. Once the instructor trainer has registered you on the course with Paddle Canada, you will get an email inviting you to update your profile, and to continue the registration process.

If you are registering for an Instructor Professional Development Clinic, simply contact the paddling school or individual instructor and register directly with them. Please make sure your annual Instructor membership is activated on your account before you attend the clinic.

Instructor Certification Professional Development Clinics

Instructor Professional Development Clinics will start to appear on the lists below starting in the Spring.

Can’t find an Instructor Professional Development Recert Clinic in your region? Search our Paddling School directory and contact them directly.