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Enhance Your Paddling Skills with French River ORCKA Basic Canoeing Courses

Embark on a journey of canoeing mastery with our ORCKA Basic Canoeing Courses, designed for paddlers at every stage. Whether you're starting your paddling journey or looking to refine your skills, our one or two-day courses offer the perfect learning environment.

Course Levels Tailored to Your Needs:

  • Basic Canoeing Level 1 (Tandem): Dive into the world of canoeing with this introductory course. You'll learn safe practices and become comfortable with tandem paddling.
  • Basic Canoeing Level 2 (Tandem): Building on Level 1, this course enhances your tandem paddling techniques, focusing on refinement and efficiency.
  • Basic Canoeing Level 3 (Tandem): Level 3 takes your tandem paddling skills further, emphasizing precision in techniques and maneuvers learned in Levels 1 and 2.
  • Basic Canoeing Level 4 (Solo): For those ready to venture alone, Level 4 introduces the essentials of solo paddling, perfect for days when you're paddling solo.

Flexible Learning for Various Paddlers:

  • Introduction to Tandem Paddling (Levels 1-2): Ideal for beginners, these levels provide a solid foundation in tandem canoeing.
  • Paddling Efficiency Fine-tuning (Level 1-3): Enhance your paddling efficiency with advanced techniques and maneuvers.
  • Introduction to Solo Paddling: Discover the joy and independence of solo paddling, an invaluable skill for times when you're on the water alone.

Canoe Rental Option for Convenience: Don't have a canoe? No problem! Opt to rent one for $40, which includes the use of a canoe, paddle, and PFD. Alternatively, you're welcome to bring your own equipment.

Paddles and PFDs Available for Purchase: Need paddling gear? We offer paddles and PFDs for sale on the day of the course, ensuring you have everything you need for a successful and enjoyable learning experience.

Join us for the French River ORCKA Basic Canoeing Courses and take your paddling skills to the next level. Whether you're seeking an introduction or aiming to refine your techniques, our courses are designed to meet you where you are in your paddling journey.



You will have the option of renting a canoe, or bringing your own. The canoe rental fee is $40 and includes a use of a canoe, paddle, and PFD. We also will have paddles and pfd's available for purchase on the day of the course. 

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