After an initial briefing you can start with the first steps. The instructor will demonstrate skills on the water or run through various techniques on land. Then you can jump in and have a go.
As the training progresses, you will be taught about the potential hazards on the water, rescue techniques and rescue equipment. If you take extra lessons, the skills you will learn get harder, although they can be more important to you, depending on the type of training you choose.
After a few lessons on and in the water you will soon start to get a feel for what you enjoy, then the fun starts.
Get ready for wet mayhem with your team, family and friends.
Capsize training in the pool is exciting fun when you unexpectedly fall into warm water fully clothed and learn how to get back into the canoe. This is an essential skill that's fun to learn.
For health and safety reasons all canoeists must learn to swim fully clothed over a distance of at least 50 meters. Longer distances for adventure swimming can be achieved with regular training. These lessons are always unique fun.
Water warriors battle during a nautical battle royale that rages for about an hour, with hopes of sinking their fellow paddlers.
Can you and your crew defeat the other team vessels inhabiting your territorial water? Can you survive each naval encounter by sinking enemy ships using only water buckets?
Grab three friends and compete in teams in pool to try to sink opponsing canoes for two heats and a final championship round.
Each member has a bucket to both keep water out of the team canoe and to attempt to sink opposing canoes.
Canoe battleship is a fun event where teams of four people try to sink other teams' canoes and be the last boat floating at the end of the day. Teams are guaranteed 2 games. Each round will consist of four boats competing in a 12-minute time block. Water warriors earn points by sinking each other’s boats using bucketfuls of water as their weapons of choice.
In the end, there could be only one winner still afloat after three rounds of intense paddling, laughter and soaking each other's clothes. All those taking part in the “Canoe Battleship” melee will be all smiles as they tossed bucket after bucket of water at each other, attempting to sink each other’s boats.
Events like this are a fantastic way to bond with friends and to get good exercise.
The exercise keeps your body in good shape while also being a way to relieve stress and give you a better mental outlook.