Winter Pool Programs

Complete chronological course schedule at bottom of this page, following descriptions.

Youth - Kayak Explorers - Ages 7-14 FULL

Cost $155.00    Sundays 4:30-6:30pm  

Jan 14, 21, 28, Feb 4,  -  2018

We all learn best by doing and kids learn best when they are having fun. We have blended the most current teaching progressions into a delivery style that includes games, activities, contests, and wavepool action. Participants will learn how to be safe, comfortable, and in control when paddling their kayak. Join the Kayak Explorers to make new friends, learn new skills, be active, and have a whole lot of fun!

Fee Includes:

  • Professional instruction by a team of nationally certified club instructors 
  • Complete kayaking equipment package for use during the course
  • Pool fees for course dates
  • Free access to Club Paddle sessions (dates below) *with shared access to equipment.
  • Annual PPC membership
  • Liability and sport insurance

A parent or guardian must sign a waiver on the first day. These will be provided on the pool deck at 4:00pm at the first class.

ADULT - LEARN TO KAYAK 

Cost $ 175.00        Sundays  4:30-6:30pm      Feb 25, March 4, 11,18 -2018

This program provides the instruction and training time to develop your comfort and control in a kayak. Skills that are taught are applicable to whitewater and sea kayaking fundamentals. You will learn the safe and effective techniques needed to enjoy kayaking including: entries and exits, strokes, braces, self and partner rescues, kayaking safety and equipment basics. Stay active, learn a new skill, and be part of a great paddling community!

Fee Includes:

  • Professional instruction by a team of nationally certified club instructors
  • Complete kayaking equipment package for use during the course
  • Pool Fees for course dates
  • Access to Club Member Open Paddle sessions (with shared access to equipment)
  • Annual PPC membership
  • Liability and sport insurance

Waivers will be provided at the pool at 4:00pm, prior to first class.

Club Paddle           wave pool / kayak polo / training

Dauphin Pool:                       Feb 11, 18, March 25, - 2018

Returning PPC members:   $15 / session - all ages 

2018 Course participants:  FREE!!!

Join us in the pool for open paddle, games and training! There will be a club leader present during these sessions but no structured instruction will be provided. All club equipment will be shared. You may bring your own CLEAN equipment if you wish. Youth need to be able to manage themselves independently during these sessions.   

LEVEL 2 SKILLS DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP - all ages

Cost $ 105.00        Sundays  4:30-6:30pm      April 8, 15, 22 -2018

Building on the skills learned in the adult and youth introductory courses, returning students (or those with equivalent training and experience) will work in age and skill appropriate learning groups to take their paddling to the next level. Workshop focus will include: fine tuning fundamentals; advancing the kayak roll; self and partner rescues; and an introduction to basic play boating techniques. 

Fee Includes:

  • Professional instruction by Mick Lautt, senior nationally certified club instructor
  • Complete kayaking equipment package for use during the course
  • Pool Fees for course dates
  • Access to Club Member Open Paddle sessions (with shared access to equipment)
  • Annual PPC membership
  • Liability and sport insurance

For new students, waivers will be provided at the pool at 4:00pm, prior to first class.

2018 Course Schedule - Chronological Summary

Youth Explorers                          Jan 14, 21, 28, Feb 4

Club Paddle                                Feb 11, 18 

Adult Learn to Kayak                 Feb 25, March 4, 11, 18

Club Paddle                                March 25 (spring break)

CLOSED APRIL 1                         EASTER SUNDAY

Level 2 Skills Workshop             April 8, 15, 22

GEAR AND GRUB                        April 29