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Paddlesports Leadership Course

Maximum class:       12 participants.

Course length:          6 hours

Date:                           6/18/2022

Location:                    Flat Water venue  TBD

Cost:                           Open to members of the Fairbanks Paddlers
Club free of charge.

This course is for any member of the Fairbanks Paddlers who plans and organizes paddle trips, or who would like to do so.  The course will provide opportunities to build skills, knowledge, and judgement to safely choose, plan and lead trips, as well as to provide support, knowledge and leadership to other paddlers. This course will be conducted on flat water but is not a paddling skills course. The course will be organized around discussions and scenarios that will encourage participants to share their knowledge and skills with the group.

Participants will be required to sign a waiver and meet the participation requirements of the Alaska Canoe School and the American Canoe Association.

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Paddlesports Leadership Course

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Build your trip leading skills on June 18th, 2022. For Fairbanks Paddlers members only.

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  • Go to the Calendar page for available dates.
  • By reserving a spot in a class, you certify that you are able to perform the following task and meet the following American Canoe Association Essential Eligibility Criteria:

    1. Breathe independently (i.e., not require medical devices to sustain breathing)

    2. Independently maintain sealed airway passages while under water

    3. Independently hold head upright without neck / head support

    4. Manage personal care independently or with assistance of a companion

    5. Manage personal mobility independently or with a reasonable amount of assistance

    6. Follow instructions and effectively communicate independently or with assistance of a companion

    7. Independently turn from face-down to face-up and remain floating face up while wearing a properly fitted life jacket

    8. Get in and out of a paddlecraft independently or with a reasonable amount of assistance

    9. Independently get out and from under a capsized paddlecraft

    10. Remount or reenter the paddlecraft following deep water capsize independently or with a reasonable amount of assistance

    11. Maintain a safe body position while attempting skills, activities and rescues listed in the appropriate Course Outline, and have the ability to recognize and identify to others when such efforts would be unsafe given your personal situation

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This course is for any member of the Fairbanks Paddlers who plans and organizes paddle trips, or who would like to do so.

The event is finished.

Date

Jun 18 2022
Expired!

Time

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Cost

Free
Category

Organizer

Tracie Pendergrast
Email
tracie@alaskacanoeschool.com
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Tracie and Don Pendergrast
Alaska Canoe School
Fairbanks, AK 99709
907-479-2964 (h)
907-750-4902 (cT)
907-371-4868 (cD)
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