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Paddlesports Leadership Course

This course is for any member of the Fairbanks Paddlers who would like to plan personal or club paddle trips and will provide opportunities to build skills, knowledge, and judgement to safely choose, plan and lead trips. We will also learn strategies to provide support, knowledge and leadership to other paddlers. Discussions and scenarios will encourage participants to share their knowledge and skills with the group.

Though there is an on water session, this is not a paddling skills course.

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

Date:                05/19/2023  7:00 pm to 9:00 pm dry land session

05/20/2023 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on water session

Location:         Flat Water venue  TBD

Class Size:       12 participants maximum

Cost:                 $25.00 for Fairbanks Paddlers Club members

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Paddlesports Leadership Course


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

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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.


May 19 - 20 2023




Tracie Pendergrast
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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)
Everyone must believe in something. I believe I'll go canoeing.Henry David Thoreau
Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing- absolutely nothing- half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.Muskrat, "Wind in the Willows"
There is nothing that is so aesthetically pleasing and yet so functional and versatile as the canoe.Bill Mason
There are many ways to salvation, and one of them is to follow a river. David Brower, Foreword to "Oregon Rivers"
If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.Loren Eiseley, "Four Quartets"