Boating Course Rapid City SD

Local resource for boating coarses in Rapid City. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to kayak instructors, boating instruction, boating certification, boating licenses, kayak lessons and boating lessons, as well as advice and content on boating, kayaking and water sports.

Interstate Auto And Boat
(605) 787-6771
11806 JB Road (I-90 Exit 48)
Black Hawk, SD
 
Pactola Pines Marina
(605) 343-4283
23060 Custer Gulch Rd
Rapid City, SD
 
Sheridan Lake Marina
(605) 574-2169
16451 Sheridan Lake Rd
Rapid City, SD
 
Black Hills Powersports
(605) 342-5500
3005 Beale St
Rapid City, SD
 
Land & Marine Developments Inc
(888) 673-9010
3211 Bunker Dr
Rapid City, SD
 
Black Hills Marine
(605) 348-9041
1897 E Centre St
Rapid City, SD
 
Four Seasons Sports Center
(605) 342-1110
1600 E Saint Patrick St
Rapid City, SD
 
Rapid Marine
(605) 348-4151
744 1/2 Jackson Blvd
Rapid City, SD
 
Rice Honda Suzuki
(605) 342-2242
301 Cambell St
Rapid City, SD
 
United Rentals
(605) 336-3670
1201 W. 51st St.
Sioux Falls, SD
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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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