Sprint Team Program - Regatta Ready- High Performance

The Regatta Ready Intermediate Level program of the Nelson Paddling Club's Team is designed for athletes who have experience in sprint canoe/kayak. This program offers three practices per week, where athletes develop their paddling skills through drills, techniques, and games. In this program, athletes will have opportunities to race at different provincial regattas, national regattas and local race nights.

Practice Details: 

Monday and Wednesday: 4:30pm - 6:00pm 
Saturday 9am - 11am

Practice is always held at the Rowing Pavillion, at Lakeside Park in Nelson, BC.

Sprint Program Registration Spring 2018:

Program Fees: $185 from May 8th to June 15th  - that's a lot of sessions for your money!  Not all sessions are mandatory, however athletes benefit from participating in as many of the practices as possible. There will be a summer and fall program to be posted soon. Overall cost will be maximum $550 for the full season.

Register for the spring session is closed. Summer session registration coming soon!

Shoulder season paddling requires appropriate cold water immersion apparel. 

Example of appropriate clothing for spring paddling is: 

  • lycra tights/leggings with a loose fit over shorts
  • polypropylene long sleeve underwear 
  • lighter shirt
  • light windbreaker
  • hat/toque
  • water shoes/flip flops
  • towel
  • change of clothes/warm up clothes

Please contact the club at nelsonkayakandcanoeclub@gmail.com for any information regarding Regatta Ready Sprint Team details.

If you are unsure if your athlete is appropriate for this progam please contact the Head Coach at (250)-505-8108

Our Sponsors

Thank you to the Nelson Athletic Association for the loan of Buoy markers to set up
our sprint distance courses! And thank you to Hellman Canoes and Kayaks for their continued support of our sprint team with boat repairs and Tech apparel ware!