South Niagara Canoe Club

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developmental program Details

SNCC’s Developmental Sprint Canoe/Kayak program focuses on teaching basic skills in sprint canoe and sprint kayak for youth ages 10-15* in an encouraging and fun-focused environment.  At the conclusion of the term, the paddler will be familiar with the joy of an active lifestyle and a heightened ability to enjoy the beautiful Welland Recreational Waterway. The program content is the “Learn to Train” of Sport Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development pathway. This program provides an opportunity to be in single boats, as well as learn introductory principles of sport training and healthy approaches to sport.


Participants will have a chance to compete locally if interested (not required).

Requirements: 

  • Paddlers must be between 10 - 15* years of age

Recommended (not mandatory):

  •  One week of Canoe Kids Summer Camp is recommended as prior experience.
Next Steps: See our Developmental Plus program

*Exceptions will be considered for younger children. Please email info@sncc.ca 

    Program Schedule 2021:

    • Spring Session:  May -  June  tbd
    • Summer Session:  July - August tbd 
    • Fall Session:  September - October tbd
    • Winter Session:  December 6 - March 29 at 4:30 - 6:00pm 


    Pricing 2021:

    • Spring $110  
    • Summer $120   
    • Autumn $110   
    • Winter  $160 
    • Non-members additional $40

     Prorated fees available for late registrations while space is available.  Contact registrar@sncc.ca for late registration.


    Register below for developmental

    REGISTER BELOW FOR DEVELOPMENTAL

      • 06/12/2021
      • 28/03/2022
      • WIFC
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      Developmental & Developmental plus

      Ages 10 - 15

      This winter come join  South Niagara Canoe Club for our off-season program where we will be working on strength and fitness as well as the technical aspect of the kayak and canoe stroke. This program is a great way to get into paddling shape before the summer racing months. 

      All participants must provide proof of covid-19 vaccination. 

      Schedule and Member Price

      Specific dates and workouts can change at the coaches discretion. 

      Payment may be made in installments.

      No practices on holidays: Christmas, New Years, Family Day


      Developmental is 1 session per week

      16 sessions

      Price: $160

      Schedule: Mondays December 6th through 27th 4:30 - 6:00 pm 

      Wednesdays January 3rd - March 28th 4:30 - 6:00 pm

      In the paddle tank and gym at the Welland International Flatwater Centre.  Arrive at 4:15. Note: Paddle tank sessions move from Mondays to Wednesdays beginning January 3rd


      Developmental Plus is our developmental program plus an additional 1 - 4 sessions per week with our High Performance athletes and is for those paddlers who completed a developmental program or equivalent and want to transition to racing.  

        

      Price:

      $220 includes Paddle tank plus 1 addtional session per week 

      $280 includes Paddle tank plus 2 additional sessions per week

      $340 includes Paddle tank plus 3 additional sessions per week

      $400 includes Paddle tank plus 4 additional sessions per week 

      Unsure of how many extra sessions? Sign up for Developmental Plus ? and you and your coach can decide together. 

       

      Schedule:

      Schedule: Mondays December 6th through 27th 4:30 - 6:00 pm 

      Wednesdays January 3rd - March 28th 4:30 - 6:00 pm

      In the paddle tank and gym at the Welland International Flatwater Centre.  Arrive at 4:15. Note: Paddle tank sessions move from Mondays to Wednesdays beginning January 3rd

      Tuesdays 17 sessions 4:00 - 6:00 pm Running Notre Dame Track

      Thursdays 17 sessions 4:00 - 6:00 pm Running Brok Hills

      Fridays 17 sessions at Diamond Trail public school gym  6:00 - 7:30 pm

      Note: Friday sessions might move to Mondays beginning January

      Saturdays 15 sessions running trails 8:00 - 10:00 am 

        



    Paddling location

    Welland International Flatwater Centre

    16 Townline Tunnel Road

    Welland, ON 


    Contact Us 

    Email:  info@sncc.ca

    108 Thorold Road East

    Welland, ON L3C7A6



    Many thanks to the Ontario Trillium Foundation for their support! 

    Very special thanks to photographer and SNCC friend Anthony Gallaccio of Welland.

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