SKILLS Part 1 Description: This three hour clinic will start participants at river edges and gets them into the flow by introducing them to the skills and knowledge needed. The clinic focuses on your personal safety, managing hazards on the river, and learning basic river paddling skills.
Goal: Learning how to apply your established advanced flat-water skills in a dynamic river environment while feeling comfortable moving in and out of current and identifying river hazards.
APPLICATION Part 2 Description: This three hour clinic will take participants down easy flowing waters and grant them time to apply their new skills and knowledge. The clinic focuses on exercising personal safety, practicing skills to different river feature locations, and river paddling group dynamics.
Goal: Learning how to apply your intro river skills in a beginner river trip environment.
Results: After completing these clinics participants can expect to feel comfortable taking a personal (unguided) SUP trip on Class 1 rivers. They will have a better understanding of the potential hazards that a river may pose along with a variety of new skills that can be applied to the moving water environment.
Dates: Prince George 2021
JULY 15 Skills 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 1 SPOT REMAINING Nechako Riverside Park
AUGUST 11 Skills (part 1) 5:30 pm 8:30 pm 2 SPOT REMAINING Nechako Riverside Park
AUGUST 12 Application (part 2) 5:30 pm 8:30 pm 2 SPOT REMAINING Nechako River
Details Environment: River Duration : 3 or 4 hrs Cost: $90 or $120 Skills Level: Intermediate Ages: 16+ ( 10+ accompanied by parent/guardian) Pre-Requisites: Advanced Flat-water SUP or similar experience (20+ hrs paddling) Gear Required.: Board, Quick Release Leash, Paddle, PFD, Helmet (All Gear Can be provided) Mandatory brought by participant: closed toe water shoes/old running shoes that can get wet Instructor to # of Students: 1:5 ( Minimum 2 students Maximum 5 )