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Virtual Online Paddling Tips Series - Jun 18 2020

  • 18 Jun 2020
  • 7:00 PM
  • Online


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

Registration is closed


The Halton Outdoor Club Paddling Committee has been working behind the scene to create a new and exciting virtual online class series to share tips while connecting with our fellow paddling friends. We would love to have you join us. 

Open to all club members who have an interest in learning and sharing great tips and ideas to expand our kayak knowledge.

The guest speakers are club members who are certified Level 1 or 2 Paddle Canada course participants and our awesome outfitter community of Ontario Sea Kayak Centre, Horizon Adventures and Kayak Ontario.  This is going to be fun and fabulous.

We are going to:

  • Offer eight weeks of tips, sharing and connectivity to the HOC paddling community
  • Starts Thursday May 7th and finishes Thursday June 25th 
  • Thursday Nights
  • Join in time 6:50pm 
  • Start time 7:00pm (presentation)
  • 30-40 minutes presentation with Q&A to follow
  • Guest Speakers
  • Open also to other topics
  • Our virtual tips series will take place using Zoom
    You must download the Zoom app on your PC, tablet or smartphone 
  • Registration is required for each class via the events calendar
  • We will send you an invite prior to each week’s online class
  • To ensure connectivity we ask that you sign in 10 minutes prior to starting the online classes via Zoom

    A few topics to be covered include:
  • Food Management : What to bring on day trip, 2+ day wilderness trip, how to prepare a group meal
  • Paddling Clothes : How to dress for paddling, cold water immersion, wet and dry suit
  • Campground Management: Where and how to set up an ideal site, thunder boxes , no trace management
  • Risk Assessment : Theory of accidents, skills, group management 
  • First Aid Principles 101 : Initial assessment
  • Navigation 
  • Kayak Maintenance

Please check Events Calendar to register for each and every night!

We are also open for topic suggestions, email





May 7


Paddling Clothes 

Donna Barber

Club Member

May 14


Food Prep & Safety, Stove

Dympna & James

Ontario Sea Kayak Centre

May 21


Camp Management

Paul Humber

Club Member

May 28


Risk Management 

Risk Wise

Horizon Adventures

June 4


Equipment & Gear 

Dympna & James

Ontario Sea Kayak Centre

June 11 


Kayak Maintenance 

Paul Humber

Club Member

June 18



Aaron Gascoyne

Kayak Ontario

June 25


First Aid

Pauline Kiczula

Club Member

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