CANCELLED Paddling Tips Series - May 28 2020

  • 28 May 2020
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Kelso Conservation Area


  • Registration is open to members of The Halton Outdoor Club. New members welcome!


Open invitation to all Halton Outdoor Club members to learn more about kayaking, safety protocol, tripping, and navigation to just name a few topics. 

There will be a series of 6 nights where we will meet to discuss and share best practices both out and in the water. Each workshop will be led by our own members who have learned and want to share their knowledge. This will not be led by certified Paddle Canada leaders (unless a member is certified).  

This series is for new to kayak, beginner novice paddlers or intermediates who want to refresh. The first night will be indoors only. The next five will be outdoors with 30 mins on dry land and then off to the water to practice.

Thursday nights
7:00pm-8:30pm May 14 Topic: Intro to Kayak, Paddle Smart Canada, Gear,
* only- Hikers Haven:  166 South Service Rd Oakville

7:00pm-8:30pm * if a club member has a question/topic, subject to change  
May 21: Topic: Racks/ Tie down, water practise    
May 28: Topic: Maintenance, water practise
Jun 4:   Topic: Tow rope, water practise
Jun 11: Topic : Paddle strokes, water practise
Jun 18: Topic : Wet exit, self-rescues, water practise
5234 Kelso Rd, Kelso Conservation Area   *$7 park fee

No Cost , Please register and self-cancel. 

Registration opens: March 6, 2020

Leaders: Dorothy Rideough, Heather McClintock

If you need a kayak, perhaps a member will have spare/gear that you can borrow.

Contact for more information 

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