The St.Albert Canoe Kayak Club (SACKC) offers Sprint Canoe Kayak programs to members aged 9 and up. These programs provide instruction and training for beginners and experienced paddlers alike in the Olympic sport of canoe and kayak.

Club membership is required to participate in sprint canoe kayak programs (with the exception of Intro to Sprint).

All programs are led by SACKC coaches that are NCCP, Standard First Aid and CPR certified. All have Pleasure Craft Operation cards and current Criminal Records checks.


U14 SPRINT PROGRAMS


Cost: $400.00

Program for kids aged 9 - 14. The focus is on learning paddling skills, enjoying the beautifulCardiff Pond, making friends, and age-appropriate athletic training that follows Long Term Athlete Development principles. The goal is to develop water sport skills and confidence while having a great time in a safe and supportive environment.

U16 SPRINT PROGRAMS


Cost: $400.00

The High-Performance training group is where competitive sprint canoers and kayakers (16+) may perfect and enhance their strength and skills and work towards excellence in the sport. This group trains 12 months a year and empowers athletes to compete at regional, provincial, national, and even international paddling events.

U18 SPRINT PROGRAMS


Cost: $400.00

The U18 and High Performance Programs are for experienced canoers and kayakers who are committed to attaining their training and racing goals. The program is tailored to meet individual athlete needs, and therefore does not always follow a standard schedule. The U18 Schedule changes weekly depending on the load of the training cycle, the competition schedule, and the coaching assessment of athlete needs. Each week the schedule is communicated via email from the Head Coach of the athletes.

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