Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Canoeing

 Title Abbreviation:   CANOEING

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    169

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1.5

 CIP:    310502

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Basics of safe and effective canoe use.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Enjoy the sport of canoeing by being able to safely handle a canoe in the water

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Carrying and Launching
  2. Loading and paddling positions
  3. Unloading
  4. Paddling skills
  5. Bow rudder
  6. Sculling
  7. Changing paddling positions
  8. Dock Landing
  9. Solo paddling
  10. Paddling in wind and rough weather
  11. Capsize procedure