Boating Course Yorktown VA

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Chesbay Marine Llc
(757) 246-6781
205 Henry Lee Ln
Yorktown, VA
Services
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Smiths Marine Railway Incorporated
(757) 898-8736
811 Railway Rd
Yorktown, VA
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Aqua Marine
(757) 890-6200
512 Wildey Rd
Seaford, VA
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Russell Fork Whitewater Adventure
(276) 530-7044
Bena, VA
Services
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Le Blanc Custom Canvas
(804) 684-9937
7189 Peppers Rd
Hayes, VA
Services
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Goodwin Island Marine
(757) 898-5309
209 Belvin Ln
Yorktown, VA
Services
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York Marine Inc
(757) 877-2500
5519 George Washington Mem Hwy
Yorktown, VA
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Lipscomb Marine
(757) 595-4053
2115 George Washington Mem Hwy
Yorktown, VA
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Argent Marine Operations Incorporated
(757) 867-9480
3630 George Washington Mem Hwy
Yorktown, VA
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Chesapeake Marine Training Inst
(804) 642-0123
3566 George Washington Memorial Hwy
Hayes, VA
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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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