Year-Round Programs

National and International Competitions

Athlete Assistance Funding Application

 

Foundations (Ages 9-12)

Foundations is an introduction to sport, involvement in sport, and a start to building self-confidence in sport.  Foundations is a 10 month program targeted towards participants between the ages of 9-12 years. Participants will develop multi-sport skills, such as swimming, running, age appropriate strength, and coordination. As well as specific Canoe Kayak skills; technique, balance and boat control, hand-eye coordination, agility, and flexibility. Participants will learn these skills through fun and play in a supportive group atmosphere with the aid of our coaches.

The Foundations Program offers 3 sessions a week;

 Monday    Tuesday   Wednesday Thursday  Friday  Saturday  Sunday  
    4:15pm-
6:15pm
  4:15pm-
6:15pm
  9:00am-
11:00am

 

Learn to Train (Ages 12 – 15)

Our Learn to Train program is an introduction into the sport of Canoe Kayak at a beginning competitive level. Participants will learn to develop focus, take direction, and develop work ethic. The focus in Learn to Train is to build basic paddling skills and abilities; learn to paddle with proper technique building proficiency in singles and crew boats, build endurance, and develop speed and strength. Participants will build these skills over 10 months, preparing them to be introduced to racing. The program is targeted towards the ages of 12 – 15 years.

The Learn to Train Program offers 5 sessions a week within these training periods;

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
  6:00am-
7:15am 
  6:00am-
7:15am
  9:00am-11:00am 9:00am- 11:00am
4:15pm-
6:15pm
  4:15pm-
6:15pm
  4:15pm-6:15pm    

 

Development High Performance (Ages 13 to 16)

Development High Performance is a year-round program designed to teach athletes how to train, set goals, race and improve overall performance. Participating in a more disciplined training program of 7 to 8 sessions a week, with an introduction to swimming sessions, ski camps, Florida training camps as well as participation at Nationals. Participants will continue to build on technical, endurance, speed, and strength capabilities on a more committed level.

The Development High Performance Program runs 7-8 training sessions a week;

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
6:00am-
7:30am 
  6:00am-
7:30am 
  6:00am-
7:30am 
9:00am-
11:00am
 
4:15pm-
6:15pm
4:15pm-
6:15pm
  4:15pm-
6:15pm
4:15pm-
6:15pm
   

 

High Performance (Ages 16+)

This program will see athletes training at the highest level under the guidance of the head coach.  The head coach will develop a performance pathway with each athlete on an annual basis. Expectations are full participation in scheduled workouts, training camps; Florida training, ski camp, swimming, as well as participation at local, national and international competitions. Athletes may not attend this program on a part time basis. Any absence from training is the responsibility of the member (except provincial/national team training).