FAQs

How do I sign up for a course?
Contact me to join a scheduled course, or arrange your own private or group course.

When are the canoe lessons?
Midweek or weekends are available. Courses can be evening, weekdays, or on weekends. They range from 3 hrs up to 4 days.

How much does a course cost?
Evening sessions (3hrs) are $95 + tax, minimum of 2 participants.
Cost per person per day is $210 + tax, minimum of 2 participants for the course to run. 

Can I save money if I bring friends?
Yes, as the group organizer, you save 40% on your own registration fee, if you have a group of 4 (including yourself) or more. 

Can I have a private course?
Yes, Cost is $390 per day + tax. Contact me to chose the date.

Do you offer Paddle Canada certification courses?
Yes, I can set the course up so you can achieve the Paddle Canada appropriate certification. It is required that you request certification while booking a course, additional certification fee applies.

Are you the kid that was in the Canoe in the “Path of the Paddle” videos?
Yes, that was a “little” while ago.

Payment
Preferred payment method is an etransfer of a % of course fee upon booking and the balance due after the course by cash or etransfer (yes etransfer can happen after you return home).

Refund, cancellations
Course deposit is 100% refundable up to four weeks before the course date. Deposit is 50% refundable from four weeks up to two weeks before course date.

In case of myself not being able to deliver the course 100% refund will apply. I reserve the right to cancel courses due to factors beyond my control ie: fluctuating water levels or insufficient signups for course date. If a particular course registration is low, I will make every effort to keep you informed of the course status 2 weeks prior to course date.

Where will the course be held?
Locations are chosen to be appropriate for your comfort level and the skills that we want to practice. Location will also depend on water level. 

Waivers
You will be required to sign a Paddle Canada waiver before you participate in the course. Please read waiver before coming to the course.

If the course is being billed to a third party ie: club, store, outfitter they will need to sign an indemnification agreement.

Will you teach a group course at a location closer to us?
Yes, contact me with your request and we’ll discuss options.