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Philadelphia Canoe Club

Introduction to Canoe (3 Hours)

  • 09 Aug 2023
  • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Schuylkill River, Wissahickon Creek
  • 7


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Introduction to Canoeing - Flatwater

Hours: 5 p.m to 8 p.m

Location: Philadelphia Canoe Club, 4900 Ridge Ave, Philadlephia

This course will introduce the new student to the sport of canoeing. You will learn how to position yourself in a canoe, balance, strokes and boat control.  The course will cover water reading, safety, how to paddle the canoe in straight line, avoid obstacles and what to do in the event of a capsize. 

Dress to be wet, no cotton clothing. Protect you toes, no sandals or flip flops.

If possible, please arrive by 4:30 to fit boats and outfitting so we can begin the class on time. Thanks.

Questions? Please contact Looie at

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