Fort Canoe Kayak Club

Adult Intro to Paddle


Ages 15+, all abilities.

Must be comfortable swimming with a PDF


Paddlers will be introduced to kayaking skills, including basic boat and paddle handling skills and water safety.

Paddlers who wish to build on these skills further can participate in our summer program and may have the opportunity to join our sprint groups.


Depending on weather and river conditions, the location of the program may vary between:

  • Paddlesport Dock at Bedford Channel in Fort Langley, Langley Township, BC (map)
  • Salmon River Dock at Memorial Grove in Fort Langley, Langley Township, BC (map)

What to wear and bring?

  • We provide a location where your belongings can be locked up while you're on the water
  • Comfortable clothing suitable for paddling. You will get wet, so clothing that is easy to change out of and/or dries quickly is best
  • Change of Clothes
  • Light Jacket
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Bug Repellant
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Life jackets (PFDs) are supplied but feel free to bring your own.

Health and Safety

Health and safety are our top priority, so all programs are run following provincial guidelines and using Canoe Kayak BC and Canoe Kayak Canada policies. Our coaches are all NCCP Community Sport trained or higher and screened. Please review our safety information at Fort Canoe and Kayak Health and Safety Forms before you attend.

We look forward to seeing you on the water!

Participants will be sent an informational package including location and what to bring.

Adult Intro to Paddle

*by paying these fees, you become an affiliate member of FCKC