ATBO-131 - White Water Kayaking Level 1

Minimum Credits: 2 Length: 48 hours Prerequisites: Students must be 19 years old to take this course. Corequisites: ATBO 106 Delivery Method: On-campus Cost: $243.52 Lab Fees: $354.25 Total: $597.77 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/ATBO131.pdf

This course is designed to introduce and develop white water kayak skills and develop confidence and self-reliance in the whitewater environment. Students are educated in equipment design and selection, trip preparation, evaluation of hazards, conservative decision-making and leadership in the sport of white water kayaking. Instruction begins on flat water, and then moves to grade 1 white water as student skill levels increase. As skills are further developed, students will progress to grade 2 white water and potentially on to grade 3 white water if appropriate for the student.