Harbourfront Alert

Save 40% on Tandem Kayak Tours during May 29-June 26.

Group Tours/Team Building begin Mid May: groups@paddletoronto.com

Sea Kayaking  Beginner

Introduction to Sea Kayaking Lesson Day 2

View Course Dates

Perfect for new paddlers coming off the Kayak Intro Day 1 or Kayak Evening Course to further develop their kayaking skills.


1 day


$185  +HST

 Course Includes

  • Solo kayak
  • Kayak skirt & paddle
  • Lifejacket
  • All safety equipment

This follow-up full-day course is perfect for a new sea kayaker coming off the Kayak Introduction Day 1 or Kayak Evening Course who want to further develop their kayaking skills.

Throughout the day you will spend lots of time learning new skills and putting them into practice during a light tour of the Toronto Islands. This course also offers the opportunity to practice assisted and solo rescues for those who want to get in the water.

To see Minimum Age for this course and our Cancelation Policy, scroll down to The Fine Print.

 What You Will Learn

  • Furthering Sea Kayaking Day 1 skills.
  • Learn the wet exit.
  • Retrieve a swamped kayak.
  • Assisted rescue.
  • Rafting-up.

 Photo Gallery

 Course Dates and Times

Sunday August 4, 2024
 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

 Course Prerequisites

  • Sea Kayaking Day 1 Intro or Sea Kayaking Evening Lesson plus some paddling experience, such as a social paddle.

 What to Bring

  • Your completed and signed waiver (download the waiver).
  • Bagged lunch/Snacks if participating in a full day excursion.
  • Water/sports drink.
  • Active clothing you don't mind getting wet.
  • Secure footwear you don't mind getting wet.
  • Extra layers in case it cools off during the day.
  • A change of clothes and shoes.
  • Sunscreen, sun hat, sunglasses with floater string.
  • A rain jacket/pants (optional).

 Course Location

Harbourfront Canoe and Kayak Centre

This course starts at our mainland office at 283 Queen's Quay West. Get driving directions.

 Similar Courses

Kayak Spring Excursions and Skills Refresher

Join us Saturdays for a pre-season kayaking opener that gets us out on the water and moving again. We will be running 2 sessions so take one or both!

Learn More
Paddle Canada Sea Kayak Level-1 Kayak Value Package

This course focuses on technical proficiency and paddling efficiency at the intermediate level for those wishing to remain in relatively calm conditions.

Learn More

 The Fine Print

Minimum Age

13 years of age accompanied by an adult or 16 years of age without.

Our Cancelation Policy

To receive a full refund or to switch to another date, we require 7 days notice by email (ask@paddletoronto.com) prior to the start of your program. Exceptions at our discretion. No refunds or reschedules for no shows.

We reserve the right to cancel any program with less than 24 hours notice due to changing weather conditions such as strong winds or thunderstorms. Please check your email for cancellation notices before leaving for your program. In this case, we will try to re-schedule to another date or offer a full refund. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but your safety and well-being on the water is our top priority.