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U16 + Sprint Racing Programs

U16 & U18+ Sprint Racing


Description: Our U16 and U18+ Sprint Racing program for ages 14+ as of January 1st, 2020 is a sprint development program designed around Canoe Kayak Canada’s Learning to Compete and Training to Compete stages of the Long Term Athlete Development plan. Athletes will work with our Head Coach to learn about advanced sprint canoe and kayak technique, specific strength and fitness development, and detailed race preparation and strategy development. Athletes in this program will train based on a Yearly Training Plan that will include goal-setting, sport nutrition, and self-care and motivation strategies. We also focus on building a strong base for long-term athlete development with regards to technical understanding and an appreciation for the sport and physical exercise for life. Athletes in these programs will be training to qualify and compete at provincial, national, and international level competitions based on their individual needs. Please see the EOD Regatta schedule on our website parent information section for information on regatta dates. Participation in these programs is subject to approval from Head Coach Pat Lester.


Carleton Place's High performance programs reinforce important personal skills such as teamwork, leadership, communication, building self-confidence, time management, and they teach the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle.  All of Carleton Place's programs are led by friendly, dependable, knowledgeable and certified staff. 


Ages: 14+ as of January 1st, 2020

Cost: $1250 (May 4th – October 31st, 2020)

Schedule: 6 – 12 sessions per week as determined by the Head Coach

Program Requirements: Must be able to swim 25m (any stroke) and tread water for at least 1 minute (as per the National Lifesaving Society swim to survive standard.

Volunteering: This program requires a minimum of 10 volunteer hours per family, or a $100 volunteer opt-out payment. All registrants will be required to submit a volunteer cheque or deposit to complete registration.

Please note that your registration is not complete until your account is paid in full and you have submitted a signed waiver and code of conduct. Payment can be made online upon registration, or by credit, debit, or cheque in the canoe club office. Waiver, code of conduct, and parent information can be found on OUR WEBSITE.

Learn More

Please email coach@cpcanoeclub.com with any questions.