Edmonton is Offering Canoeing Courses and Celebrating River Day 2014

Photo from The City of Edmonton's website

Photo from The City of Edmonton's website

The City of Edmonton is offering beginners courses on Canoeing. These courses will focus on fun and safety as you learn about equipment selection, safe entry and exit from the canoe and basic strokes including power, reverse, draw, pry, sweeps and J stroke (All equipment provided). Canoeing Courses run on...

  • May 31st
  • June 1st
  • June 16th
  • July 5th
  • August 9th

There are also Family Canoe courses that run on June 15th and July 20th, as well as a Canoeing for 50+ course on June 7th. The courses are held at Rundle Park, and visit the City of Edmonton's website for more information and to register.

River Day is an activity filled day for the whole family, on June 14th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. where you can...

  • Learn to fish at the “Pathways to Fishing” program sponsored by Berkley and The Fishin' Hole
  • Ride in a voyageur canoe
  • Try your luck at the “Pooter Pond”
  • Try Stand Up Paddle Boarding
  • Try an introductory canoe, kayak or Stand Up Paddle Boarding lesson for only $10. (Book in advance online or by calling 311)