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BC Canoe White Water Leader Training

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This course aims to equip you as a leader with the necessary personal paddling and river leading skills in order that they can make appropriate decisions, select the correct skills and decisions in a moderate water environment.

The leader awards are an excellent way to broaden your paddling skills.

This two-day white water course is designed to asses your leadership skills what is required to lead a group of competent paddlers on class 2 and (3) white water in moderate conditions.

Safety, leadership and group skills are important elements of the leader award and will be covered throughout the course. Your river running skills will also become more fluid as you develop your ability to link strokes together to suit a variety of situations.

The award is a leadership award not a coaching award. 

The canoe white water coach would be the suitable award for this. The Canoe leader award is a Pre requisite..

A full detailed action plan during the course will assist in your personal development after your training course to help you continue your development towards assessment.


  • Ideally be able to swim
  • Evidence of having paddled on Grade 2 (3) and open water
  • Canoe award and working towards the progressive award
  • White water safety and rescue course – this can be done before or after your training

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Please contact us if you would like to arrange or create a new course date.