VIU International students

Long Lake Canoeing & Kayaking

Sep
25
When: Saturday, Sep 25, 2021, 2:30PM - 5:30PM
Where:
Add to CalendarLong Lake Canoeing & Kayaking09/25/2021 02:30 PM09/25/2021 05:30 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverTrip InformationWhether you are new to paddle sports or new to Nanaimo - this is a great opportunity for you to get on local waters at a low cost! This session offers an introduction to the sport of recreational canoeing and kayaking. The Nanaimo Canoe and Kayak Club (NCKC) instructors will cover entering the kayak/canoe, proper body position, holding the paddle, basic paddle strokes, proper lifting techniques when carrying the boats, and safety procedures while on the water. The session carries on with a guided paddle tour offering individual help as needed. What to Wear:Active wear or bathing suits (assume that you will get wet)Secure wet footwear, if you don't have booties or water shoes then wear something like running shoes that you don't mind getting wet Hat What to Bring:Water bottle Sunglasses (polarized - if you have them) Sunscreen and lip balmSnacks Spare set of clothing (must be dry on the bus)TowelA backpack to carry all your items (can leave them inside club)Drybag - if you chose to bring a camera/phone it is AT YOUR OWN RISKRain coat (in case it rains)Meeting Location: VIU Building 255, Main Lobby (2nd floor) at 2:30 pmTrip Includes:Round-trip transportation to VIU, kayaking and canoeing, paddles, pfd’s and instruction.Policies, Health & SafetyWe have an ongoing commitment to ensure the safety and quality of our trips, with trained and responsible student leaders, staff and community partners. Before you sign-up, please check out our policies & procedures for more information about how to prepare for a trip, as well as our cancellation policy.How to Sign UpOur activities are available to all current VIU Students. Sign up with us in person in at the Front Reception Desk on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am – 1:00pm in Building 255 - 2nd Floor.You will need to have your:Student card,Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Guard.me Insurance Policy)Payment (cash is currently the only method of payment for activities)Waiver FormPlease read our general waiver form for VIU group activities in the attachment section below. All participants are required to read and sign the waiver before the start of the trip. We will provide a paper copy for you to read through again and sign the morning of the trip.ContactKelsey Moon – Activity Program CoordinatorKelsey.moon@viu.ca250-753-3245 x 2737falseaYqCFcQpUzxLBYhTummH26494

CC Road Trips - Long Lake Canoeing & Kayaking

Trip Information

Whether you are new to paddle sports or new to Nanaimo - this is a great opportunity for you to get on local waters at a low cost! This session offers an introduction to the sport of recreational canoeing and kayaking. The Nanaimo Canoe and Kayak Club (NCKC) instructors will cover entering the kayak/canoe, proper body position, holding the paddle, basic paddle strokes, proper lifting techniques when carrying the boats, and safety procedures while on the water. The session carries on with a guided paddle tour offering individual help as needed

What to Wear:

  • Active wear or bathing suits (assume that you will get wet)
  • Secure wet footwear, if you don't have booties or water shoes then wear something like running shoes that you don't mind getting wet 
  • Hat

 What to Bring:

  • Water bottle 
  • Sunglasses (polarized - if you have them) 
  • Sunscreen and lip balm
  • Snacks 
  • Spare set of clothing (must be dry on the bus)
  • Towel
  • A backpack to carry all your items (can leave them inside club)
  • Drybag - if you chose to bring a camera/phone it is AT YOUR OWN RISK
  • Rain coat (in case it rains)

Meeting Location: 

VIU Building 255, Main Lobby (2nd floor) at 2:30 pm

Trip Includes:

Round-trip transportation to VIU, kayaking and canoeing, paddles, pfd’s and instruction.

Policies, Health & Safety

We have an ongoing commitment to ensure the safety and quality of our trips, with trained and responsible student leaders, staff and community partners. Before you sign-up, please check out our policies & procedures for more information about how to prepare for a trip, as well as our cancellation policy.

How to Sign Up

Our activities are available to all current VIU Students. Sign up with us in person in at the Front Reception Desk on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am – 1:00pm in Building 255 - 2nd Floor.

You will need to have your:

  1. Student card,
  2. Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Guard.me Insurance Policy)
  3. Payment (cash is currently the only method of payment for activities)

Waiver Form

Please read our general waiver form for VIU group activities in the attachment section below. All participants are required to read and sign the waiver before the start of the trip. We will provide a paper copy for you to read through again and sign the morning of the trip.

Contact

Kelsey Moon – Activity Program Coordinator
Kelsey.moon@viu.ca
250-753-3245 x 2737

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