Elementary (8-15) and Canoe Kids

Elementary Programs

U11, U13, U15 (8-15 yrs old)

Burloak Canoe Club’s Elementary Program caters to both experienced and inexperienced youth paddlers. Participants learn to paddle all boats (sprint canoe and sprint kayak) – singles, doubles, fours and war canoe. Practices are run in a group environment, mixing with other groups when appropriate.

Participants have the opportunity to compete in age-class regattas and championships. The season, which runs from May-October, is capped with a Provincial Championship for U13 and U15 paddlers, and a Divisional Championship for U11/U13 paddlers.

Program Times: See 2018 Burloak ELEMENTARY Registration Pack

Regatta Schedule: 2018 Regatta Schedule

Registration: See 2018 Burloak ELEMENTARY Registration Pack (includes registration form) and 2018 Elementary Fee Schedule.

Spring War Canoe Challenge

Check out this 4-week program for 10-13 year olds that runs from May 14 to June 9, 2018: 2018 Burloak ELEMENTARY Registration Pack. This program ends with a war canoe race at a club competition on June 9, 2018.

Sprint Starter Academy

New this year is the Sprint Starter Academy for ages 10-13, a one-week introductory program to the sport of sprint canoe and kayak. One-week sessions run from July 9 – August 17, 2018, Monday to Friday from 9:30am – 12:30pm. See the 2018 Burloak ELEMENTARY Registration Pack for more information, fees and registration form.

Canoe Kids Summer Camp

The Canoe Kids Summer Camp program is a one-week introduction to sprint canoeing and kayaking for children ages eight to twelve run in partnership with the Town of Oakville. The camp runs for multiple weeks from July 3 to August 24. Half-day (9am – noon) camps are available as well as an afternoon add-on (noon – 4:30pm) if desired.

All Canoe Kids are invited to join the Burloak Canoe Club and transition to the Club’s Elementary Program. Canoe Kids who join the club have their memberships prorated.

Check out the ‘Summer Camps – Sports and Aquatic Camps’ section of the Oakville Culture & Recreation Guide for registration details.