PROGRAMS - RECREATIONAL - PADDLING LESSONS

Intro to paddling

The Pointe-Claire Canoe Club offers lessons for all ages. Through these lessons, participants will learn proper technique, water safety and how to be comfortable on the water.

Kiddy Canoe

The Kiddy Canoe program is offered to children born between 2010 and 2012. Activities take place at the Grande-Anse Park chalet located at 90 du Bord-du-Lac – Lakeshore Road.


The Kiddy Canoe program offer 60-minute lessons once a week for 8 weeks. Through these lessons, the goal for this program is to introduce young children to waterfront activities. The youngsters will learn about open water safety and how to paddle in a secure and encouraging environment. At the end of the course, the children will receive a certificate of completion and a report card.

 

Parents can take advantage of our Open Paddling rental services during their children’s lessons!

 

Schedule and cost (2017)

 

Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Resident Non-resident
June 27 to August 15 June 27 to August 15 June 29 to August 17 $110.00 $145.00
Tuesday Tuesday Thursday
12:15 to 1:15 p.m. 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

 

Cricket Canoe

The Cricket Canoe program is offered to children born between 2006 and 2009. Activities take place at the Grande-Anse Park chalet at 90 Du Bord-du-Lac – Lakeshore Road.


The Cricket Canoe program offer 60-minute lessons once a week for 8 weeks. Through these lessons, your child will learn about the importance of open water safety and how to paddle, with the goal to have a fun race at the end of the sessions. At the end of the course, the children will receive a certificate of completion and a report card.

Parents can take advantage of our Open Paddling rental services during their children’s lessons!

 

Schedule and cost (2017)

 

Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Resident Non-resident
June 27 to August 15 June 27 to August 15 June 29 to August 17 $110.00 $145.00
Tuesday Tuesday Thursday
12:15 to 1:15 p.m. 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Kayak Lessons (adults)

Open to adults of any age.

 

Discover the joys of paddling at your own pace, with a skilled instructor. Participants use the Club’s stable boats to learn basic paddling skills. The goal of this course is to make the participant comfortable in a kayak to be able to paddle on their own.

Schedule and cost (2017)

 

Group Dates Days Times Resident Non-resident

1

 

May 23 to June 8 Tuesday and Thursday 7:15 - 8:30 p.m.

$120.00


$240.00 with Open Paddle

$155.00


$310.00 with Open Paddle

2

 

June 13-29 Tuesday and Thursday 7:15 - 8:30 p.m.

3

 

September 5-21 Tuesday and Thursday 6:15 - 7:20 p.m.

Policies

  1. The Pointe-Claire Canoe Club reserves the right to cancel lessons due to weather or water conditions.
  2. All members of the Club must wear a personal floatation device (PFD) supplied by the Club.
  3. Open paddling may be cancelled when a special event is scheduled.
  4. All programs, excluding Open Paddle, will be cancelled on May 22, June 24-26, July 1-3 and September 4, 2017.
  5. The Pointe-Claire Canoe Club reserves the right to change the schedule with notice.