Guysborough Municipality Canoe Program
Organization Sponsor: Guysborough, Municipality
Organization Partner: Guysborough County Regional Development Authority (No longer active)
Objective is to increase utilization of canoes by increasing participation in a canoe activity.
Municipality has a canoe trailer, 5 - 17 foot aluminum canoes, paddles and all the required gear.
In partnership with the local RDA, we have identified several outstanding paddle routes and courses.
Free for participants
Municipality, rental fees
Continued education about potential of canoeing
More residents participate in canoeing, and as a result become more active. This activity is also being promoted as a tourist attraction.
All registration is done through the schools so you are able to reach all the children in the community. You also get the peer pressure effect. If your friends sign up you will also want to sign up.
Recruitment of certified canoe instructors, and training more volunteers in becoming certified canoe instructors. Also, getting a better buy-in from local organizations such as scouting groups, and other organizations.
May till October