Boating Course West Columbia SC

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Lake Murray Marina
(803) 781-1585
1600 Marina Rd
Irmo, SC
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Lake Murray Marina

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Adventure Carolina.Com
(803) 796-4505
1107 State St
Cayce, SC
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Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Lighthouse Marina
(803) 749-2494
Columbia, SC
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Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Associated Marine Institutes Regional Office
(803) 252-2004
1310 Lady St
Columbia, SC
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Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Covers Unlimited
(803) 951-3712
201 Alta Vista Ct
Lexington, SC
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Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

DP Marine
(803) 345-0155
2150 Wessinger Rd
Chapin, SC
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DP Marine

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Midlands Marine Institute
(803) 256-7707
1109 Belleview St
Columbia, SC
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Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

River Runner Outdoor Center
(803) 771-0353
905 Gervais St
Columbia, SC
 
Palmetto Model Sailing Club
(803) 520-7484
108 Torrisdale Drive
Lexington, SC
 
Boat & Watercraft Portable Boats
(803) 748-0900
3145 Carlisle St
Columbia, SC
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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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