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2020 Rouge Intro to Sprint

Date 2020 Jun 29-Sep 04 Ical
Days/Times Monday through Friday 9:00-4:00 Various Sessions
Location Rouge Beach
Address Rouge Beach, Toronto

PRCC continues to monitor recommendations amid the COVID-19 pandemic but we are hopeful that summer camp and sprint will go forward in July. Register for our programs as spots are filling up. Continue to practice physical distancing to keep everyone safe.

If we are required to cancel our programs, full refunds will be issued.

Rouge Intro to Sprint is a two-week program for children aged 9-15 who are interested in sprint canoe kayak, but are unsure about a whole summer in the program. No experience is necessary and all equipment is provided. Registration includes participation in the Pickering Rouge-Balmy Beach Regatta on July 11.

Children enjoy games, beach time, lunch once a week, and regattas (races). Our well-trained coaches teach fundamental paddling skills and provide a comprehensive physical activity program that involves paddling, balance drills, and games and activities in a positive fun environment.

The program is based on Canoe Kayak Canada’s (CKC) model for Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) and provides:
- A fun and safe environment for all participating athletes
- Instruction in the fundamentals of sprint canoe and kayak for both beginners and experienced paddlers
- Opportunities to train in a variety of team (crew) and individual boats (singles)
- Introduction to aerobic and speed training on and off the water

The day-to-day activities include:
- Morning meet and greet
- Morning warm up with dry land activities such as jogging and dynamic stretching
- Group games such as volleyball, pickle, frisbee, jack-pot and relay races
- Multiple on-water sessions with time in team boats, singles and big boats (war canoe)
- Beach activities, swimming, time in fun boats (non-racing boats)
- Designated lunch time supervised by coaches


Sessions run Mondays to Fridays, 9:00-4:00, with extended care available both morning and afternoon if required:

Session 1: June 29 - July 10 (9 days) – includes PRCC-Balmy Beach regatta on Sat July 11 Theme(Adventure Week / Camp's Got Talent)
Session 2: July 13 - July 24 (10 days) Theme(Water Week / Animal Week)
Session 3: July 27 - August 7 (9 days) Theme(Olympic Week / Super Hero Week)
Session 4: August 10 - August 21 (10 days) Theme(Nature Week / A Year in a Week)
Session 5: August 24 - September 4 (10 days) Theme(Space Week / Farewell Week)

Cost for each of session 1 or session 3 is $405 including all taxes and fees.
Cost for each of session 2, session 4, or session 5 is $450 including all taxes and fees.

Extended care (8:00-9:00 and 4:00-5:00) – $80 per session.

Fees include equipment. Participants in the Intro to Sprint program are not considered to be members of Pickering Rouge Canoe Club (PRCC).


Participants are not required to completed volunteer hours for this program; however, PRCC is always looking for volunteers to assist with our programs and events. We greatly appreciate family and friend participation. Please see the PRCC website under "Jobs and Volunteering" for volunteer opportunities.


Only parents, legal guardians or persons 18 years of age or older can register participants for this program. If you are not at least 18 years old, a parent or guardian will need to complete the registration.

After selecting "Register" you will be required to CREATE AN ACCOUNT with Sportical if you do not already have one.

Payment is by credit card or eTransfer (select payment type Other and send eTransfer to [email protected]).

On the first day of your program, please bring your email confirmation and waiver that will be emailed to you.


All registrations are non-transferable. All refunds may be subject to a $35.00 administration fee. Any refund will take approximately 2-4 weeks to complete.
75% refund if notified at least 1 month before start date.
50% refund with 2 weeks’ notice of start date.
25% refund with 1 week of start date.

A full refund of your membership will be granted if an e-mailed request to [email protected] is received within 24 hours of registering or more than one month remains before the start of the program. Memberships are active from the start of the program. They become non-active at the end of the season or upon our receipt of your application for refund. Refunds after the start of the program will only be considered for medical reasons with proper medical documentation. Non-use is not a reason for refund of membership. Refunds are not given for inclement weather.

PRCC reserves the right to change schedules, coaches or practices as needed without compensation or notice.

Contact Camp Registrar 905-767-3330
Web Site
Type Club Program - Short Term
Category Development
Deadline September 04, 2020 00:00
Early Bird Deadline March 15, 2020