Boating Course Charleston WV

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Charleston Marine, Inc.
(304) 744-3324
1601 Bowne Avenue
Charleston, WV
 
Mountain State Outfitters
(304) 925-5959
4112 Maccorkle Ave Se
Charleston, WV
Services
Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Ricks Marine Sales & Service
(304) 925-8561
4918 Elaine Dr
Charleston, WV
Services
Parts, Aftermarket Accessories, Supplies, Storage

Lou Wendell Marine
(304) 722-7144
418 1St Avenue
St. Albans, WV
Services
New Boat Sales, Used Boat Sales, Engine Repair, Marina, Boat Ramp, Boat Storage, Back-in Test, Boat Rental, In-Water Demos

Hidden Cove Marine
(304) 755-0137
2192 Winfield Rd
Winfield, WV
Services
Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Saint Paul Fire & Marine Main Office
(304) 344-1692
1409 Greenbrier St
Charleston, WV
Services
Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Polaris 4 Wheelers & Jet Skis
(304) 768-9769
2 Carney Ct
Dunbar, WV
Services
Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Dave Morris Marine
(304) 925-0076
7801 Maccorkle Ave
Charleston, WV
Services
Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Tamarack Marine Sevices
(304) 949-6700
1507 W Dupont Ave
Belle, WV
Services
Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Dohm Cycles Inc
(304) 342-5148
616 Leon Sullivan Way
Charleston, WV
 

Madawaska Helps Launch New Kayak Instructor Program in Canada

Madawaska Helps Launch New Kayak Instructor Program in Canada


Common Ground: Canadian Kayak
instructors are now coming
together under one program.

"This new program is good for whitewater kayaking in Canada..."

The Madawaska Kanu Centre has long had a coveted stamp of approval when it comes to kayak instruction. Learn or teach there and your status rises like the Ottawa in spring. Now the paddling school is taking its paddling pedigree nationwide.

This spring, in conjunction with Paddle Canada and Canoe/Kayak Canada, the school is helping launch a new Whitewater Kayak Instructor/Leader Program across Canada. Existing Instructor Trainers from recognized Instructor Programs will be asked to attend a two-day re-certification session to be "grandfathered" into this new CKC Whitewater Program. These newly named "Learning Facilitators" will then re-cert existing Instructors in their provincial and territorial regions to get on board.

"It's taken 10 years to reach this goal - to have one national whitewater kayak instructor program in Canada," says MKC's Claudia Van Wijk. "Paddle Canada agreed to merge its River Kayak Program into the new CKC structure, and partner with CKC at the national level. The new program has been built within the coaching association of Canada/Sports Canada model - the same for all Olympic Sports in Canada - with three distinct pillars: coaching, instructor and leader."

Still in the works are steps to ensure that NCCP values and ...

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