Open Pool Sessions

Open Pool Sessions

Saturdays | Ottawa 6:30 - 8:00 pm
from $30 each/ person, plus tax / fees

Improve your paddling skills in a safe and warm environment, or just keep them sharp during the off-season. Our experienced instructors will be present to answer any questions and to help you with your paddling technique. 

Want to learn new skills or improve your technique? Add a skills clinic to your session during booking from $45 for youth and $70 for adults. Topics include: The Basics, Rolling, and Rescues.

Learn the basics of kayaking in a safe and warm environment. This clinic will teach the techniques and skills to be more comfortable with getting in and out of your kayak, basic rescue and strokes.

Kayak rental & gear included 

Learn sea kayaking rescues in a safe, warm environment. Self and Assisted rescues from the very basic to scenarios our instructor will help you improve, learn or just clean up your rescues to make you more confident and better prepared.

Registering in pairs is recommended but not required. Kayak rental and gear included

Rolling clinics are offered in both greenland and euro styles. If you select this add on we will be in contact with you to confirm style and instructor availability for location and date.

All skill levels are welcome though it is recommended that one take the Basics before doing a rolling clinic.

Kayak rental and gear included

This rescue clinic will build on Kayak Rescues by adding equipment and ropes (stirrups) to complete rescues when a paddler is unable because of injury, physical fitness, tired, hypothermia etc to do a standard rescue. 

This clinic requires participants to have basic rescue skills to get the most out of it.
(Paddle Canada Basic skills course or higher meets this requirement, kayak rescue clinic also meets this requirement) 

Kayak rental and gear included

Ottawa – 6:30 – 8:00pm

Kanata Leisure Centre and Wave Pool
70 Aird Pl Kanata, ON

April 15 – May 13, 2023

Book early as each open session is limited to a maximum of 8 participants. Note that a minimum of 6 participants is required to run each session.