Practical, hands-on canoeing lessons for members interested in recreational paddling.

Develop your paddling skills, canoe knowledge, and safety techniques so you can enjoy the sport of tandem canoeing on calm and windy days. A 2-4km paddle on Ramsey Lake will put your skills to the test! 

Activity Co-Chairs


Rob Marcolini
A member of the SCC since 1990 and has been primarily involved with canoeing but enjoys all disciplines of the club. Looking forward to occupying the third facility since first joining.

Aaron Hutchings
Aaron began paddling in the 90's and participates in the sport through several paddling disciplines. He enjoys the thrill of whitewater kayaking but also leads SCC members on overnight sea kayaking trips throughout the season, introducing new skills to club members.

Activity Instructors

Jessica Hall
Taught paddling safety and technique for the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Vancouver. Loves to canoe in the backcountry of Killarney, in the swampy waters of Okefenokee and along the shores of Georgian Bay.

John Hall
Paddled the waters of Wawa and Batchawana Bay as a kid. Taught paddling on the Howe Sound in BC. Interested in many different water sports, but favours the canoe for fishing, relaxing and backcountry camping. 

Bryen McGuire
Is certified as a professional mariner and navigated for the Coast Guard for 8 years. Lead canoe lessons as a camp counsellor at YMCA children's camps. Loves to spend time on the water at his family cottage in the Bay of Islands.


To request a canoeing lesson, email sudburycanoeclubon@gmail.com (subject: Canoeing Inquiry).

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