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Kayaking - Skill Development Clinics


Every Thursday evening from 6-9 pm, join 1000 Islands Kayaking coaches for a three hour kayaking clinic where we focus on a specific skill of interest.  Paddlers who would like to brush up on rescues, stroke improvement, edge control and bracing, kayak rolling, greenland paddling or advanced navigation, this is a great opportunity to have some fun and sharpen your skills!


Clinics are capped at 12 participants maximum, so check out our website and register early for the topics you want to work on throughout the summer. 


All equipment is included.  Register for any single clinic for $85 or choose four clinics for $295


Registration for this program is done directly through the 1000 Islands Kayaking website. Please select the registration button below to complete your registration.


Sprummer 2021 Details:

COVID-19 Protocol & Safe Return

We are committed to providing the highest levels of safety for our community.  

This is a partnered program operated by the professionals at the 1000 Islands Kayaking company. All instructions and directions will come from your Kayaking Instructor (1000 Islands Kayaking) on-site.

In advance of your first paddle please read through the COVID Policy, Procedures and Guidelines from the 1000 Islands Kayaking.

Start / End Dates

Development Clinic Dates & Skill Focus:

  • May 29 - Practical: Map & Compass, Navigation
  • June 3 - Basic Strokes
  • June 10 - Edging and Boat Control
  • June 17 - Braces and Draws
  • June 24 - Wet Exits and Assisted Rescues
  • July 8 - Unassisted Rescues
  • July 15 - Intro to Rolling and Bracing
  • July 22 - Rolling and Bracing
  • July 29 - Greenland Paddling & Skills
  • August 5 - Rescues 2.0
  • August 12 - Intermediate Strokes/Boat Handling
  • August 19 - Towing and Emergency Management
  • August 26 - Using a Compass and Following Bearing
  • September 2 - What If? On Water Management

# of Weeks

Each clinic is 1 evening.

If a class is cancelled as a result of poor weather, you will receive a make up class. Your registration gives you 1 outing.

Session Time

Each clinic will run from 6:00pm until 9:00pm.


Please arrive 10-minutes early.


Individual Registration: $85.00 + HST.


Choose any four clinics: 295 + HST.

Registration Please register directly through the 1000 Islands Kayaking website.




Ready to Play?? Great! Decide on your night of the week & skill level from the grid below!

Looking to play with a friend or two? Don't worry! You'll be telling us after you've registered and paid!

Skill Level Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Session 1 :
  • No Combo Avail.

- Click the skill description for more info!
- Prices listed are before taxes
- Review the Refund Policy
- After the posted registration deadline, late fees will apply.

Is the class/league/night/skill division you are interested in sold out?
Please send an email with your name, phone number and desired sport to and we will add you to the wait list! We will contact you if/when a spot opens up.

Sport Info

Additional information about Kayaking - Skill Development Clinics!


# of People on the Water

Instructor to participant ratio is 1:6.

Mandatory Requirements


1) Please read the COVID-19 Protocols for Kayaking here:

2) Same day wellness checks “COVID-19 Self Screening” must be completed by prior to participation.

3) Paddlers must maintain physical distancing of 2-meters before, during and after the paddle. This includes arriving on-site, kayaking, and leaving the area. 

Required Equipment

Includes all kayaking equipment, dry bags for personal belongings, introductory lesson, national park permits and certified guides.



There are two rules:

1) Participants must have fun!

2) Please arrive 10 minutes early as the class begins at 5:00pm sharp.


1000 Islands Kayaking Location

Kayaking programs operate in partnership with the 1000 Islands Kayaking, located in Gananoque (110 Kate Street).

Gananoque and the 1000 Islands offer the best and most enjoyable kayaking in all of Ontario.

Only a 20 minute drive from Kingston!

1000 Islands Kayaking 

110 Kate Street, Gananoque