Paddling Club Trip Leader/Coordinator Resources

In the spirit of safety and sharing best practices, these PDF documents were generously provided by the Bow Waters Canoe Club, Ceyana Canoe Club and the Northwest Voyageurs Canoe & Kayak Club as reference material for anyone leading or coordinating trips on a unpaid/volunteer recreational basis. They are for educational purposes only. 

For Teachers & Youth Paddling Program Leaders

School Physical Activity, Health & Education Resource for Safety

Please read – Outdoor Education- Water Activities of the SPHEReS Guidelines. This resource is intended for use by Alberta schools, staff and administrations. Other jurisdictions are welcome to use this resource where their own guidelines do not exist, but the authors assume no authority or liability.

Get Kids Paddling

Is an organization that is committed to supporting the growth and design of programs that can introduce and ignite a passion for paddling and backcountry tripping among our youth. In addition to working with outdoor education programs in Ontario schools, Get Kids Paddling partners with community-based groups who might also be facing the same restrictions and difficulties with respect to sustainable programming. See the Resource section of their website.