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Philadelphia Canoe Club

RIVER CANOEING (Essentials Level 2)– Two-Day Class

  • 15 Jun 2024
  • 8:30 AM
  • 16 Jun 2024
  • 4:30 PM
  • Schuylkill River
  • 0



Location: Day 1 - Schuylkill River

Location: Day 2 - Pine Barrens River

No experience necessary. This course is designed for the beginner and will introduce equipment, safety, rescue, and boat control on moving water. Topics include water reading, river running, river hazards and in-water exercises.

Please wear synthetic clothing, no cotton. Protect your feet, wear closed toe river shoes that will fit securely. You will learn how to safely exit your boat into deep water, swim to shore and various re-entries.

You will be receiving communication from your instructor before the class with clothing suggestions and things to bring.

Instruction is offered solo (1 person in a canoe) or tandem (2 people in a canoe).

You may take just the first day only.

Adults:   $180   (Non-ACA $190)                 

Minors :    $98     (Non-ACA $108)              

NOTE: All participants must sign a waiver. Please use link below. 

Online waiver for non-ACA Members

Online Waiver for Current ACA Members

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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