BCAB White Water Award

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

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The BCAB White Water Award Course teaches essential skills for safe and enjoyable paddling on up to grade 2 rivers. From understanding environmental factors to mastering boat control and rescue techniques, the BCAB White Water Award Course prepares you for dynamic river navigation. With a focus on gradual learning and individual progression, it’s perfect for both novice and experienced paddlers seeking adventure on the water.

BCAB White Water Award Course Content:

  • Understanding environmental factors for safe paddling
  • Equipment selection and water etiquette
  • Boat control techniques for dynamic river conditions
  • Navigating currents and identifying hazards
  • Manoeuvring and steering using various strokes
  • River running strategies and feature identification
  • Rescue and self-rescue skills
  • Continuous skill enhancement and learning
  • Flexible learning approach catering to individual progress
  • Suitable for both novice and experienced paddlers up to grade 2 rivers
  • ourse is complete.


We recommend being competent on flat and comfortable swimming in white water gear.

If you’re unsure whether or not this 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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