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WHITEWATER CANOE 4-Day Novice Training (Solo or Tandem)

  • 02 Jun 2023
  • 9:00 AM
  • 11 Jun 2023
  • 4:30 PM
  • Philadelphia Canoe Club
  • 11


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June 2 (Friday Evening Orientation and Equipment Fitting)

June 3 & 4 and June 10 & 11, 2023

No experience necessary. This course is held over a period of two weekends. You may choose solo or tandem canoe. You will be introduced to proper fit and use of equipment, strokes, maneuvers, assisted and self rescue, river features, water reading, and safety while building skills to paddle class two whitewater. The first two-day weekend will begin on still water and progress onto more challenging class two. The second weekend will be held on the Lehigh River in the Poconos.

Note: You may take this class solo or tandem. (Tandem students must have a partner who is a student in the class.)

Full Course Cost:  

$309 Adults, (ACA Members $299)

$209 Minors, (ACA Members $199)

First Weekend Only: 

$190 Adults, (ACA Members  $180)

$108 Minors (ACA Members $98)

Boat & Equipment rental available: $20.

Cancellation policy:

  1. Students may cancel 5 days before class for 80% refund.
  2. No refunds for no-shows.

If you have questions please contact the training director at

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