Instructor professional development (PD) clinics allow active instructors to maintain their Paddle Canada certification. The focus of these clinics is the enrichment of instructor skills. They are not an assessment of instructor performance.  It is an opportunity to share, learn and grow as professional paddling instructors. 


  • Provide an opportunity for active instructors to maintain instructor status.
  • Introduce new program changes and present innovative teaching strategies and ideas.
  • Review teaching benchmarks, best practices, evaluation and assessment.
  • Provide an opportunity for instructors to improve paddling technique and teaching ability.
Tuition: $50
Location: Rotary Sunshine Camp, St. John’s
Prerequisites:  Valid Paddle Canada Instructor Certification
Includes:  Facilities rental
Course Dates:
 October 18th (evening), 19th and 20th (9:00 AM – 4:00 PM)

pdfInstructor Maintanance Clinic Outline

Richard Alexander and students.

We're always eager to hear from people who are interested in our courses, or from alumni who've taken our courses and just want to let us know how they're paddling pursuits are going.


The Newfoundland Kayak Company
47 Parkhill Street
St. John's, NL A1E 6B2


[email protected]


(709) 726-0516

Quality instruction, well-organized program and a fun learning experience. This has to be one of the best Paddle Canada level 2 programs in Canada!

A sea kayak


Linda Bartlett, St. John's, NL