2018 Monthly Course
If you’re not ready for our six-month membership, try our monthly paddling courses beginning April 3rd. Your children will learn basic paddling skills and water safety in mini-Sprint Kayaks while having fun with their new friends. Two days a week, after school. Limited availability. All equipment supplied. Cancellations due to inclement weather, or occasional adjustments to schedule, may occur. (Max 5 registrants)
Children 8-12 years; with some exceptions
Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-5:30pm
$150/per month — Register
2018 Six-Month Program
Membership is Chinook’s most affordable option if your child loves paddling Sprint Kayak or wants to learn. The Beginners Program runs April through September, and requires club membership. Membership is $850 for six months of paddling.
Chinook provides the continuum of level-appropriate programming, certified NCCP CanoeKids Community, Entry Level Competitive (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 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 Kayak and may partake in an occasional beginner regatta at coach’s discretion. Intake from ages 8-12 years (flexible). Three days a week. After school Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-5:30pm AND Saturdays 11-12:30pm. Membership is six months, from Tuesday, April 3rd through to Saturday, September 29th, 2018. 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 competitive paddling. It runs up to six days a week, with additional sessions in summer. Athletes represent Chinook at BC Cup regattas and Pacific Cup Championships. Enrollment in Dev 4 is at coach’s discretion. Multiple sessions. After school Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 4-5:30pm; Tuesdays, Thursdays 5:30-7pm; and Saturdays 9-10:30pm. Spring membership is six months, from Monday, April 2nd through to Saturday, September 29th, 2018. Fall membership begins October 1st and includes gym facilities, off-water weights and cross-training. 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.