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Aha! Adventure - Whitewater Refresher, AB

Location: Lower Kananaskis River or 2 evenings at Harvie Passage

Dates: May 21 & 22, 2024: 6-9pm at Harvie Passage on the Bow River

OR       May 26, 2024: 9am-4pm Lower Kananaskis River

Cost: $160 plus gst

Refresh your canoe skills with Steven and Ang to get ready for your whitewater canoe adventures this summer! You will practice eddy turns and forward ferries to help you feel in control of your canoe so that you can put it where you want in the river when it counts!


Prerequisites: You need to feel comfortable on class 1+ and be able to do eddy turns and ferries. If you are unsure of your skills, give me a call or email at

Cancellation Policy:  If you need to cancel or withdraw, you can have a refund minus a $20 admin fee 2 weeks before the start date.  No refund within 2 weeks of the start date.


May 21 & 22, 6-9pm:  Meet at Pearce Estates Park in Calgary.


We will spend the first evening on the easy side working on eddy turns and ferries and even try some surfing.  The second evening we will warm up on the easy side and then end with a run on the big side!




May 26, 9am-4pm:  Meet at Canoe Meadows in K-country.


We will spend the morning in the lower eddies and work on our skills with tighter moves with fun waves and stronger currents. At lunch we will set up a shuttle and then travel down river to Seebe Dam.


Cost Includes:

  • canoe gear (canoes, paddles, pfd's, helmets)

  • Safety equipment (throwbags, first aid kit, emergency communication)

  • Instructors

  • Transportation of canoes


You need to provide:

  • Lunch, snacks, water/ thermos of hot liquids

  • Wetsuit or drysuit – the water is cold in June and with learning you have a good chance of swimming during the course!

  • Shell jacket/ paddling jacket

  • Neoprene booties or neoprene socks with sport sandals/ running shoes

  • Neoprene gloves

  • Lots of layers and extra warm clothes


Transportation Details:

You will need to meet the instructors at the designated location. We will work together to set up the shuttle (only for May 26)


Medical Form and Waiver:

In order to participate in this course, you are required to sign an Adult Waiver or Youth Informed Consent. You will also need to fill out the online medical form.

Wind River, Yukon
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