Stroke Improvement Clinic

Stroke Improvement Clinic





Looking for ways to improve your stroke or just wanting a refresher to start the paddling season right? Our Stroke Improvement Clinic is designed to be flexible to work on what you want.

Perfecting your edge, recovery strokes, rescues … it’s your clinic. The calm waters of our Pearkes Lake location offer the perfect venue to work on your paddling techniques.

Let us help you to paddle faster, smarter, and more efficiently!

Stroke Improvement Clinic


Prerequisite: Previous kayak experience preferred

Length: Determined by participant: 2-3 hour session is recommended for beginners

Location: Frontenac Outfitters Canoe & Kayak Centre’s Pearkes Lake

Cost: $75.00 (per hour) + 13% Tax

Note: For group sessions, a charge of $35 per hour is applicable for each additional student.

How to Book

Contact Us about customizing a date for your Stroke Improvement Clinic


  • Diversity of Kayak Paddles and their Intentions & Benefits
  • Available Kayaking Resources


  • Paddling forward, reverse & stopping
  • Turning
  • Moving sideways
  • Supporting & recovery strokes
  • Stern rudder
  • Paddling Strokes and Techniques (Draws, Low brace, High Brace, Forward Stroke, Forward Sweep, Reverse Sweep, Reverse Stroke, Sculling Draw)

Cancellation Policy

  • Courses are non-refundable; however, a credit is kept on file in the instance of a cancellation. This credit can be used towards a future course or purchase. 
  • Frontenac Outfitters reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any course or clinic due to inclement weather or lack of participation

Suggested Stuff to Bring (Weather Dependant)

  • Wide brimmed sun hat
  • Sunglasses (we sell eyeglass holders & floaters)
  • Sunscreen & lip balm (waterproof)
  • Bathing suit & towel
  • T-shirt, light long-sleeve shirt, shorts, undergarments
  • Raincoat, paddling jacket & sweater (if needed)
  • Water shoes or sandals
  • Kayaking Trip Log (if you have one)
  • Any kayaking rescue or safety gear you use
  • Pen, pencil & notebook
  • Any reference material you may wish to share with the group
  • Water Bottle (we stock pop & water)
  • Lunch (on full-day courses)
  • Most Importantly… an attitude for having FUN!!!

Places to Stay

  • We offer on-site wooded & waterfront campsites at $25 per night
  • Country style B & B’s are nearby, or endless accommodation in Kingston is 30 – 40 minutes to the south. Places to stay

Should you have further questions or concerns regarding our Stroke Improvement Clinic please call 613.376.6220  or email us at [email protected]