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Our Weekend Kayak Course is an introduction to the exciting world of whitewater kayaking. The course begins with students reviewing basic strokes on flatwater and then applying these skills in easy currents. By the end of the weekend you will be surfing, catching eddies and running Class II rapids. For the more experienced paddler and if time is a factor, use this course as a great whitewater refresher. This course will lay a foundation of basic skills – add to this is our hospitality and you have the perfect start to your new sport. Full use of our cetre facilities, including hot outdoor showers and a log sauna, choice of camping, lodge or cabana accommodation, along with gourmet meals are included. Courses run every weekend from the beginning of May until the end of August. Most are held onsite at our centre, the perfect location for a learning vacation with the Madawaska River flowing right past the front door. Later in the summer the weekend courses are held at both at our centre and at Palmer Rapids, another excellent teaching site just 30 minute drive downstream. Our full range of weekend courses will meet every skill level – from Beginner to Intermediate. We also offer three Family Weekends throughout the season for families with younger (Minimum age 10) paddlers. On Parents & Kids weekends; Kids learn best in their age and skill level groups. Weekend Cost Per Person: PLAN 1A - $520 Instruction, meals and lodge room accommodations.** PLAN 1B - $480 Instruction, meals and dorm room accommodations.** PLAN 1C - $460 Instruction, meals, facility use and camping. PLAN 2 - $320 Instruction, facility use and camping. Paddling Equipment Rental: Kayak ..................... $90.00 Wetsuit & Jacket .......... $40.00 Please Note: Kayak rentals and equipment from MKC Centre is only possible when taking a course.
You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.