Paddle Canada Level-3 Skills

We take the skills you learned in Level-2, polish them up and learn to apply them in more dynamic waters on the open coast.

Our 5-day Level 3 Skills includes practical skills and knowledge for multi-day touring on coastal waters with currents, limited landing options, challenging navigation, limited access to communication and emergency services.

The focus is on the development and practical application of leadership, risk assessment, decision-making, judgment, group management, and general seamanship. Participants will also continue to develop the skills covered in Paddle Canada Level-2 Skills, to a higher standard of proficiency.

Training and assessment are provided in this course.

Skill Level


  • Paddle Canada Level 2 Skills or equivalent experiences.
  • Extended trips of 2 or more days totalling 10 overnights.
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Upcoming Courses

Date: May 1-5, 2021
Broken Group Islands, BC
Date: September 18-22, 2021
Clayoquot Sound, BC

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Booking and Payment Notes

A deposit of $300 is required at the time of registration in order to secure your spot. The balance of your payment is due at least 30 days before the start of the program. Payment can be made by Interac E-Transfer, cheque, money order, or cash. You can also pay the full amount with a credit card using the online registration system on our website.