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WTC Kayak Training

Welcome to WTC Kayak Training

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates

As we adhere to the CDC Coronavirus recommendations, we are offering a one-day Touring Training event. Please visit the Touring Training page for details.

ACA COVID Guidlines.

Our Safety Session is now virtual. Please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X05XsJfIEvI to see the virtual Safety Session.

American Whitewater COVID-19 Safety Poster


Welcome to the Wilmington Trail Club (WTC) Kayak Training website. We offer annual training by American Canoe Association certified instructors for both touring and whitewater kayakers who are at least 12 years old. Please feel free to explore the menus in this website to determine which training program interests you. Our training is inexpensive, thorough, and FUN!

We require membership in the WTC to take our training (Join WTC), which is only $18 a year. 

Our Fees:

Cost is $65 for the Touring training weekend and $95 for each Whitewater training weekend. The Whitewater fee also includes hostel-type accommodations for the weekend and the Saturday evening meal. Equipment rental is $25 for each weekend plus a refundable deposit.

Take a moment to view our current Training Brochure .