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.
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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:
- Contact the paddling school or individual instructor and register directly with them first.
- Register yourself as an instructor candidate member with Paddle Canada. If you are an existing member or a participant on a course in the past, please login to your account and follow the instructor candidate link there under ‘My Membership’ and then ‘Sign Up for An Instructor Course’. 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.
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.