September After-School Paddling Sessions
Children learn basic paddling skills and water safety in mini-Sprint Canoe Kayaks while having fun in the group. Limited availability. All equipment supplied. If you prefer, bring your own personally fitted PFD. Cancellations due to inclement weather, or occasional adjustments to schedule, may occur.
Youth 8-12 years (with some exceptions)
Sept 2-30 — Tues & Thurs 4-5:30pm & Saturdays 11-12:30pm
Back to School Deal — 13 sessions for $150 — Register
The below program runs April through September and requires membership. Chinook membership is $850 each six month season. Membership is our most affordable option providing more paddling fun and opportunities.
Chinook provides the continuum of level-appropriate programming, certified NCCP CanoeKids, ELCC and Comp Dev paddling coaches, sprint canoes and kayaks, paddles and equipment, access to the multiple paddling disciplines (outrigger, dragon boat, SUP), safety boat and safety equipment, dock facilities, public washrooms; some development programs include waterfront gym access, hot showers, and we offer private boat storage when available.
Beginners Program (Dev 3)
Fun for new, recreational and developing paddlers. Children start in our Mini-Lightnings learning the basics of Sprint Canoe Kayak and may partake in an occasional beginner regatta at coach’s discretion. Intake from ages 8-12 (flexible). After school Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-5:30pm and Saturdays 11-12:30pm. Membership runs through to Saturday, September 30th, 2017. Occasional schedule adjustments and additions may occur throughout the season. Contact us to register.
Intermediate Program (Dev 4)
This program builds on the skills acquired in Dev 3 and provides increased opportunities for fun competitions. Athletes represent Chinook at BC Cup regattas and Pacific Cup Championships. Intake into Dev 4 is at coach’s discretion. After school Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 4-5:30pm and Saturdays 11-12:30pm. Spring membership runs through to Saturday, September 30th, 2017; fall membership includes off-water cross-training and showers at waterfront gym facility. Occasional schedule adjustments and summer additional hours may occur. Contact us to register.
Competitive Development Program
Chinook’s Comp Dev program is for advanced competitive and performance athletes. Entry into this program is at the discretion of Chinook’s Comp Dev Head Coach. Contact us to register.