Sea Kayaking

Paddling on the West Coast is a bucket list item. Start with sea kayaking lessons, then join us for a weeklong tour in summer.


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Sea Kayak Gear, Clothing & Food

Understand the basics of clothing/gear selection and menu-planning. We'll also look at packing strategies and waterproofing. Discover how to get it all in your kayak and still have room for a surprising variety of quality food. Prerequisite: none. Includes: instructor, course materials.

Sea Kayak Roll - Pool Clinic

A great confidence builder—learning to roll a sea kayak will get you out of a sticky situation on the ocean. Receive step-by-step instruction to help you complete your first roll in the safety of the University of Calgary pool. Prerequisite: Kayak Roll Introduction if rolling is a new skill for you. You many wish to bring a nose plug. Includes: instructor, all paddling gear.

Open Recreation Pool Session

Use our gear to practice and strengthen your paddling skills during this 1.5 hour session at the University of Calgary pool. Formal/paid instruction is not allowed. To reserve a spot, call Active Living Client Services at 403.220.7749. 14 years and up. Prerequisite: ability to do a braces entry and wet exit. Clean personal boats and solo canoes are welcome. Includes: river/sea kayaks, paddles, spraydecks.