Ontario Sea Kayak Centre is one of Canada’s leading Sea Kayak training schools. We have a stable of some of the highest trained and most experienced instructors in Canada. This means that on your OSKC course you are trained by experienced experts. We teach in an inclusive, fun, and ego-free environment and advocate for a safe, prejudice-free experience.

OSKC was voted by readers of “Sea Kayaker” Magazine as the best Sea Kayak school in Eastern Canada.
In 2019 we were awarded “Best watersport company” in Ontario by Travel and Hospitality awards.

Course Type

Paddle Canada Basic Sea Kayak Skills

Looking to get started? Is kayaking for you? In a single day, you will learn the foundational rescue and paddling skills needed to get you started in kayaking.

1
Day
Beginner
Experience Level
Various

Locations


Paddle Canada Level 1 Sea Kayak Skills Course

Level-1 is a two-day course that moves participants beyond flatwater kayaking and into the sport of sea kayaking. The course is aimed at developing paddler's comfort in class-1 waters. There is a strong focus on re-entry techniques as well as the skills required to safely plan and execute a day trip with friends (for example, navigation & route planning, weather interpretation, proper clothing/gear.)

2
Days
Beginner
Experience Level
Various

Locations


Paddle Canada Level 2 Sea Kayak Skills Course

One of our most popular courses! This transforms day paddlers into kayak trippers by increasing personal paddling skills and knowledge of navigation on the water.

4
Days
Intermediate
Experience Level
Parry Sound
Location

Paddle Canada Level 3 Sea Kayak Skills Course

Learn advanced rough water paddling skills, leadership and group-management for multi-day trips in class-3 water.

5
Days
Advanced
Experience Level
East Ships Harbour
Location

Paddle Canada Level 4 Sea Kayak Skills Course

This course covers advanced paddling skills, problem-solving, group dynamics, and leadership during a multi-day trip in a rough-water environment.

5
Days
Advanced
Experience Level

Learn to Roll A Kayak

2 1/2 Hour training clinic. We are passionate about teaching kayak rolling. We teach hundreds of people to roll each year. Come and find out why they choose us to work with.

Beginner
Experience Level
Various

Locations


Private Kayak Lessons

If you prefer to learn in a small group or have a certain goal you would like to accomplish in your kayak, perhaps private coaching would work better for you.

Any Length
You Decide!
Beginner
Experience Level
Parry Sound
Location

Private Group Kayaking Courses and Tours

Our private group kayaking courses and tours are ideal for families, groups of friends, organizations, and clubs.

Any Length
You Decide!
Beginner
Experience Level

Pool Rescue and Kayak Rolling Lessons

We are passionate about teaching kayak rolling and have been working on our coaching methods in terms of teaching rolling for over 10 years now.

2
Hours
Beginner
Experience Level

Paddle Canada Advanced Skills and Basic Stand Up Paddleboard Instructor Course

Becoming a Paddle Canada instructor allows you to teach insured and certified stand up paddleboard courses anywhere in Canada.

3
Days
Beginner
Experience Level
Parry Sound
Location

Sea Kayaker Magazine Readers Choice Award