BCAB Progressive White Water Award

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Kayak Level IconIntermediate
Calendar Icon1 Day
Location IconMultiple Locations
Instructor IconDan Dayley
Ages IconAll Ages
Spaces Icon6 places

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The BCAB Progressive White Water Award Course improves decision-making and paddling skills for safely navigating grade 3-4 rivers. Participants learn hazard identification, strategic use of river features, and group navigation techniques. Find a course or coach on our website to start your white water journey.


BCAB Progressive White Water Award Course Content:

  • Decision-making skills for navigating grade 3-4 rivers
  • Assessing river conditions and selecting suitable routes
  • Understanding and utilizing appropriate equipment for varied water and weather conditions
  • Hazard identification and management
  • Strategic use of river features for navigation
  • Paddling techniques for group navigation
  • Advanced rescue skills for emergencies
  • Reflection sessions with coaches for tracking progress and setting goals
  • Integration of personal paddling skills with leadership abilities


  • Experience paddling on grade 3 white water rivers
  • Proficiency in basic paddling techniques
  • Basic understanding of river features and hazards

If you’re unsure whether or not the BCAB Progressive White Water Award Course is for you, please give us a call or drop us a message, and we’ll help guide you down the correct path!



Boats and equipment can be hired for an additional cost. Please enquire when booking and we can give you a price breakdown.

Minimum Number and Water Levels:

All of our river skills courses require a minimum number to run. When in natural river environments course may be moved location or postponed if we do not have the correct conditions.

Courses being run on man-made venues do not include your water fees in the booking cost.

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