Canoes and kayaks are adapted as needed to compensate for any function the paddler has lost due to disability. While an adaptation may be made to the paddle grip or the seating support, the sport of paddling is not changed or adapted. Our Adaptive paddling programs are committed to providing full integration for anyone with a disability and the equipment, teaching style, and paddling locations that best meet the paddler’s needs.

New Clients

Services are delivered by an occupational therapist; when a participant is accepted, they will then go for an initial assessment to meet the instructors and to adapt a therapeutic/paddling plan according to their personal needs. Please ensure to book a date for an initial assessment in order to be able to attend program sessions.

When you are new to the Power for All programs, we want to meet you and set goals with you and your family in order to serve you better and ensure success in our program. Initial assessments cost $160 and need to be booked in order for us to approve registration in any programs in the summer/fall/winter. When clients come to an initial assessment, we ask that you bring any medical reports for diagnosis and any current treatment plans. Our occupational therapist will assess and ensure that we have the appropriate aids and equipment to serve you better in each of our sessions. For registering for an initial assessment check our website.

One arm paddle

Paddling with one hand, conserving energy is possible with this device, transferrable and adjustable. New paddling device for clients to paddle as independently as possible when living with conditions such as hemiplegia, neurological conditions, traumatic brain injury, upper body amputations. The device is also able to be used while wearing hand splints.

Special seating

Getting in and out of the beach for Kayaking with special seating:

Transferring to Kayaks

Seating Supports