Boat Safety Tips

Canoeing, Kayaking and Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Boarding are great ways to explore new waters, a great low impact exercise and an easy way to relax and enjoy the great outdoors and experience what nature has to offer. But first and foremost we must always put safety first.

According to the Canadian Coast Guard, these are the minimum requirements when operating a Canoe, Kayak or SUP less than 6 m:

Personal Protection Equipment

Boat safety equipment

Navigation equipment

The Community Services Department also strongly recommends the following safety procedures:

The Community Services Department offers private and group lessons at Petawawa Point Beach. To inquire or book a time, contact or 613-687-5678 ext. 2102.