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Adaptive Paddling Workshop (APW)

7/28/2017 to 7/31/2017
When: Friday, July 28, 2017
Where: Westside Aquatic Complex
2700 W Blue Ridge Dr.
Greenville, South Carolina 
United States
Contact: Charles Joseph Moore

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This ACA APW is made possible with generous support from Greenville County Rec. This APW will launch the paddlesports program at the new Adaptive Expeditions – Greenville Chapter. All proceeds will support the 501(c)(3) nonprofit Adaptive Expeditions.

2.5-day Schedule:

Friday, July 28 (evening): 4:00-7:00pm
Saturday, July 29: 9:00am – 5:30pm
Sunday, July 30: 8:30am – 6:00pm
Monday, July 31: TBD – optional 3-hour group paddle into local lake (TBD).

Course Description:

At the core of the ACA Adaptive Program, Adaptive Paddling Workshops (APWs) provide the information necessary to seamlessly integrate individuals with physical disabilities into outdoor recreation programs in the context of paddlesports.

ACA Instructors in any paddling discipline can earn the Adaptive Paddling Instructor Endorsement. ACA Instructors can also receive a one-time Update for Instructor Certification maintenance.

For kayakers with physical disabilities (and those interested in becoming kayakers), the final day of this APW (Sunday, July 30) offers a perfect opportunity to learn from experts about adaptive paddlesport outfitting, risk assessment and management, and techniques to paddle comfortably, safely, and with a high level of performance. To participate for free during the final day of this APW for free please Register Here.

ACA Instructor Endorsement Candidate APW Enrollment Fee:

$300 (Includes textbook & all course materials). All proceeds will support the 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Adaptive Expeditions.

ACA Certified Instructors who want to register as an Instructor Endorsement Candidate for the entire workshop, please Register Here. You can pay the course fee in the last step of the registration process.

For questions or more information please email Joe Moore at 

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Founded in 1880, The American Canoe Association (ACA) is a national nonprofit organization serving the broader paddling public by providing education related to all aspects of paddling; stewardship support to help protect paddling environments; and sanctioning of programs and events to promote paddlesport competition, exploration and recreation.

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