This is the primary starting point of the Paddle Canada Sea Kayak instructor progression. With a focus on foundation skills and knowledge, Basic Kayak instructors will inspire students to go out on short paddling excursions in calm and sheltered waters.
Becoming a Paddle Canada Basic Kayak instructor allows you to teach insured and certified kayaking courses anywhere in Canada.
Instructor candidates should have solid Paddle Canada level 1 skills and strong leadership skills to take this course. Our Basic Kayak instructor training program takes place at our paddling centre with accommodation included onsite.
This instructor course includes accommodation at Ontario Sea Kayak Centre with the use of our outdoor kitchen pavilion and hot outdoor showers.