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Enjoy the views of the mountains and relax amongst the waves as you try stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) with Deep Cove Kayak.

This event is open to BIPOC and allies!

Date: Wednesday, June 29

Location: Deep Cove Kayak – 2156 Banbury Road, North Vancouver, BC

Time: Lesson starts promptly at 6pm until 8pm. Please arrive at 5:15pm at the latest to find parking, meet with the instructor and gather your lifejacket, paddleboard, paddle, etc!

Requirements:

  • 19 years or older
  • No experience with SUP or no lesson taken, and still very new to the sport
  • Signed waiver before the session – will be emailed to you a few days before the event

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This class will teach you the basics of Stand Up Paddle boarding and give you the practice time to solidify some of the fundamental skills!

Included in this course:

  • Ocean safety
  • Proper stance, form
  • Paddle techniques

Deep Cove Kayak reserves the right to cancel any program at any time.

In the event of a cancellation by Deep Cove Kayak, the program will be rebooked or a full refund will be issued.

Your Paddleboarding Group Lesson registration includes use of a paddleboard, paddle and life jacket for the duration of the lesson- no need to bring in your own.

There will be a 1:6 ratio of instructor to participants for this event.

What to Wear:

  • shoes or sandals that are okay to get wet
  • Active wear or bathing suit/quick drying spandex type material for top/bottoms. Do not wear cotton as that material gets extremely heavy when wet and is slow to dry.
  • sunscreen if it’s sunny. You can wear a hat/sunglasses but if you happen to fall in, these may fall off/become lost in the ocean – wear at your own risk

Please check the weather before the event and dress accordingly! This event will run rain or shine and will only be rescheduled based on potentially dangerous wind or weather conditions.

Please note: each participant will be responsible for getting to this event. This location is accessible by bus. Please plan accordingly so you arrive before the event start time. You can also organize carpooling through our Private Facebook Group. If you are carpooling with someone, please make sure to chip in for gas/parking.

We acknowledge that this event will take place on the unceded territory and traditional waters of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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Colour the Trails is committed to creating a welcoming space for LGBTQIA2S+ individuals. Organizers and participants will introduce ourselves using our preferred pronouns at the start of the event to ensure participants are all feeling welcome and seen. Please ensure that you use other participants’ preferred pronouns. Thank you in advance for making CTT a welcoming community!

IMPORTANT:

If you are feeling any flu-like symptoms or symptoms associated to COVID-19 before the event, have had COVID-19 in the past 14 days, have been identified by Public Health as a close contact of someone with COVID-19 or have been told to isolate by Public Health, please let us know and stay home. Thank you!

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Photo & Video Release Consent:

By purchasing a ticket you grant permission for Colour the Trails and sponsors to use any portion of the photos or videos from this event that have been taken by Colour the Trails videographers and photographers for the purpose of sharing experiences with the community and encouraging future participation in events which can include but is not limited to, print or digital versions, social media and websites without any more compensation or recognition given. Colour the Trails will not use the photographs in a manner that would exploit or cause malicious representation toward you.

Please contact info@colourthetrails.com BEFORE the event if you do not want to be photographed or on video during an event.

June 29, 2022
6pm-9pm, please arrive by 5:15pm

Deep Cove Kayak

2156 Banbury Road
North Vancouver, BC

Level: no experience required, beginner
Cost: $55+GST

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