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Central Region
Name/Email Qualifications Location Phone Website
Adam Zita
adam@eastcoastoutfitters.com

Level 1 Paddle Canada Sea Kayak Instructor

Basic SUP instructor

Lower Prospect, NS (902) 852-2567 Visit Website >
David Becarra
davidbecerra555@gmail.com
  • Stand Up Paddleboard Instructor Advanced Flatwater
Halifax Visit Website >
Eleanor Kure and Jenn MacLatchy
eleanoronthego@gmail.com
  • Sea Kayak Instructor Level 1
  • We offer courses along the Eastern Shore, and West Dover, but can also be hired to go elsewhere, and we are considering offering courses in other parts of NS.
  • Eleanor also offers private lessons, and we do on-water navigation courses.
Halifax (902) 981-6815 Visit Website >
Jeremy Dunn
jeremy.15.dunn@gmail.com
  • Sea Kayak Instructor Level 1
  • Waterfront Canoeing Instructor 
Tangier Harbour
Laura Banks
laurastephaniebanks@me.com
  • Sea Kayak Instructor Basic Kayak
  • Waterfront Canoeing Instructor 
Beechville
Paul Batson
batson.coates@ns.sympatico.ca
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Tandem
  • Waterfront Canoeing Instructor
Timberlea
Pauline Halstead
halsteadpauline@gmail.com
  • Sea Kayak Instructor Basic Kayak
  • Sea Kayak Instructor Level 1
  • Specialized in adaptive kayaking for people with disabilities
Terrance Bay
Robin Mullin
Robin_Mullin@hotmail.com
  • Camping Instructor Leadership
  • Canoe Tripping Instructor Advanced Tandem and Solo
  • Canoe Tripping Instructor Tandem and Solo
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Tandem
  • Waterfront Canoeing Instructor
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Solo
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Intermediate Tandem
Halifax
Cape Breton Region
Name/Email Qualifications Location Phone Website
Allan MacDougall
allanmackayak@gmail.com
  • Sea Kayak Instructor Basic Kayak
  • Sea Kayak Instructor Level 1
Georges River (902) 574-7234 x5
Fundy Region
Name/Email Qualifications Location Phone Website
Brian Anderson
bmanderson67@gmail.com
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Advanced Solo
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Advanced Tandem
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Advanced Tandem
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Intermediate Solo
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Intermediate Tandem
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Solo
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Tandem
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Trainer Advanced Solo
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Trainer Advanced Tandem
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Trainer Intermediate Solo
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Trainer Intermediate Tandem
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Trainer Solo
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Trainer Tandem
  • Waterfront Canoeing Instructor
  • Waterfront Canoeing Instructor Trainer
Brookfield
South Shore Region
Name/Email Qualifications Location Phone Website
Chris Lockyer
info@committed2thecore.com
  • Kayak Rolling Instructor
  • Kayak Rolling Instructor Trainer
  • Sea Kayak Instructor Level 1
  • Sea Kayak Instructor Level 2
  • Sea Kayak Instructor Level 3
  • Sea Kayak Instructor Level 4
  • Sea Kayak Instructor Trainer Basic Kayak
  • Sea Kayak Instructor Trainer Level 1
  • Sea Kayak Instructor Trainer Level 2
Pubnico, Yarmouth county and will travel throughout Nova Scotia (902) 305-0051 Visit Website >
Geoff Marshall
marshall.g2@icloud.com
  • Lake Canoe Instructor
  • Tandem Waterfront Canoeing Instructor
  • Waterfront Canoeing Instructor Trainer
  • Stand Up Paddleboard Instructor Advanced Flatwater
  • Stand Up Paddleboard Instructor Touring 2
Lunenburg (902) 802-6269
George Doucette
georgeadoucette@gmail.com
  • Canoe Tripping Instructor Trainer Advanced Tandem and Solo
  • Canoe Tripping Instructor Trainer Tandem and Solo
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Trainer Advanced Solo
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Trainer Advanced Tandem
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Trainer Intermediate Solo
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Trainer Intermediate Tandem
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Trainer Solo
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Trainer Tandem
  • Canoe Tripping Instructor Tandem and Solo
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Advanced Solo
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Advanced Tandem
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Intermediate Solo
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Intermediate Tandem
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Solo
  • Lake Canoe Instructor Tandem
  • Waterfront Canoeing Instructor 
Matt DeLong
matt@candleboxkayaking.com
  • Camping Instructor Wilderness
  • Kayak Rolling Instructor
  • River Kayak Instructor Beginner
  • River Kayak Instructor Intermediate
  • River Kayak Instructor Trainer Beginner
  • Sea Kayak Instructor Basic Kayak
  • Sea Kayak Instructor Trainer Level 1
  • Sea Kayak Instructor Level 2
Shelburne Visit Website >
Valley Region
Name/Email Qualifications Location Phone Website
Robert Pealing
robpealing@gmail.com
  • I can teach up to Paddle Canada level 1 sea kayak and am willing to travel for up to an hour from home in Greenfield. 
  • I hold a current Wilderness First Aid certification. 
  • My other paddling related qualifications are Paddle Canada level 3, BCU 4* sea kayak leadership certificate and BCU coastal navigation certificate. 
Greenfield (902) 685-3498, (902) 521-9258

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