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2022

Welcome to Kirkwood Canoe

We offer canoe instruction for all age groups. 

Muskoka is our home. 

View our pages for upcoming  ORCKA  canoeing courses as well as recreational workshops.

ORCKA Canoe Instructor Courses: 

  • Canoe Tripping Instructor 1 or 2
  • Basic Canoe Instructor
  • Camp Canoe Instructor
  • CCI Bridging to Basic Instructor
  • Instructor Re-Certification Clinics

ORCKA Canoe Skills Courses:

  • ORCKA Basic Canoeing Levels 1-2-3-4
  • ORCKA Basic Canoeing Level 1 Youth
  • ORCKA Canoe Tripping 
  • Canoe Day Trip Leader
  • ORCKA River Running
  • Canadian Style Paddling
  • Camping Skills “Tune-up” Workshop  in Additional Recreational Courses Our clients asked for a “tune-up” workshop to refresh or improve on their camping skills


 If the course dates don’t fit your schedule, contact us and we will quote you a private or semi-private course.  If you have any questions complete the “General Inquiry” form found on the Contact Us Page.



Kirkwood Canoe will continue to follow COVID-19 Protocol from:

Our canoeing season began in early May.  We will  practise COVID-19 Protocols set out by the Ontario Government and/or ORCKA for the 2022 season.  Wearing masks is optional (06/2022).

NOTE:  We will not hesitate to postpone / cancel courses based on restrictions from the Ontario Government, SMHU and/or ORCKA Board of Directors.