We offer professional training courses for kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding & canoeing.

Paddle Canada – Stand Up Paddleboard Instructor (Basic SUP)

This course is designed to provide a national certification in the instruction and administration of the Intro to Flatwater Stand Up Paddleboard Program. Candidates are expected to perform all safety and skill items to a level that is superior to that of a student taking the Advanced Flatwater skill course. Candidates should have successfully completed the Paddle Canada Advanced Flatwater Skills course. Participants who have not taken a Paddle Canada Advanced Flatwater course may need to be assessed prior to entering the course

  • Cost: $350 plus Paddle Canada Membership (taxes are additional)
  • When: April 25-26, 2015. 9 am – 5 pm. Stay tuned for future dates too.
  • Where: Porpoise Bay Provincial Park, Sechelt, BC
  • Instructor:  Jamie Mani (Jamie was one of the original SUP instructors certified in Canada certified in Flatwater, Surf and Touring. The image on this page is from the 1st SUP Surf instructor roll-out course in 2014).


    1. At least 16 years of age.

    2. Current Paddle Canada membership and Provincial/Territorial membership.

    3. Paddle Canada Advanced Flatwater SUP skills certification.

    5. Current certification in Standard First Aid with CPR (14-16 hours).


    Info from Paddle Canada on this course.


Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC – Level 1 Guides Course

  • Cost: TBA
  • When: TBA
  • Where: Sechelt, BC – various locations
  • Instructor: TBA