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Stroke Improvement Clinic


Stroke Improvement Clinic

 

Looking for ways to improve your stroke or just wanting a refresher to start the paddling season right? Our Stroke Improvement Clinic is designed to be flexible to work on what you want.

Perfecting your edge, recovery strokes, rescues … it’s your clinic. The calm waters of our Pearkes Lake location offer the perfect venue to work on your paddling techniques.

Let us help you to paddle faster, smarter, and more efficiently!

Stroke Improvement Clinic

Prerequisite: Previous kayak experience preferred

Length: 3.5 Hours

Location: Frontenac Outfitters Canoe & Kayak Centre’s Pearkes Lake

Cost: $75.00 + $9.75 (13% HST) = $84.75

Note: As a ‘private’ course, its aims and objectives are decided upon by the participant. Recommendations can be made by the instructors based on your skill level and desired achievements.

How to Book

Contact Us about customizing a date for your Stroke Improvement Clinic

Theory

  • Diversity of Kayak Paddles and their Intentions & Benefits
  • Available Kayaking Resources

Skills

  • Paddling forward, reverse & stopping
  • Turning
  • Moving sideways
  • Supporting & recovery strokes
  • Stern rudder
  • Paddling Strokes and Techniques (Draws, Low brace, High Brace, Forward Stroke, Forward Sweep, Reverse Sweep, Reverse Stroke, Sculling Draw)

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation for any reason within a 14-day period prior to the course/clinic will result in a forfeiture of an administration charge of $40.00 per participant
  • Frontenac Outfitters reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any course or clinic due to inclement weather or lack of participation

Suggested Stuff to Bring (Weather Dependant)

  • Wide brimmed sun hat
  • Sunglasses (we sell eyeglass holders & floaters)
  • Sunscreen & lip balm (waterproof)
  • Bathing suit & towel
  • T-shirt, light long-sleeve shirt, shorts, undergarments
  • Raincoat, paddling jacket & sweater (if needed)
  • Water shoes or sandals
  • Kayaking Trip Log (if you have one)
  • Any kayaking rescue or safety gear you use
  • Pen, pencil & notebook
  • Any reference material you may wish to share with the group
  • Water Bottle (we stock pop & water)
  • Lunch (on full-day courses)
  • Most Importantly… an attitude for having FUN!!!

Places to Stay

  • We offer on-site wooded & waterfront campsites at $25 per night
  • Country style B & B’s are nearby, or endless accommodation in Kingston is 30 – 40 minutes to the south. Places to stay

Should you have further questions or concerns regarding our Stroke Improvement Clinic please call 613.376.6220 or email us at Frontenacoutfitters@gmail.com

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