ACA Adaptive Paddling Workshop (APW)

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - Tuesday, April 25, 2017
All Day

James Island County Park
871 Riverland Drive
Charleston, SC, 29412

2.5-day Schedule:CCPRC Logo
Sunday, April 23, 2017   (4:00pm-7:00pm)
Monday & Tuesday, April 24 & 25, 2017  (8:30am – 5:30pm)

This APW will be led by Adaptive Expeditions and is offered in cooperation with CCPRC Outdoor Program as part of the 2017 East Coast Paddlesports Symposium (April 21-23, 2017).  The 27th annual East Coast Paddlesports Symposium is a 3-day immersion in the history, technique, hands-on experience, and fun of kayaking, canoeing, SUP, and more.  The symposium is the heart of the Charleston Outdoor Fest, and paddling enthusiasts will not be disappointed.  Click below for more information and to register for the 2017 East Coast Paddlesports Symposium.

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 (Tuesday, April 25) 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 please Register Here.

ACA Instructor Endorsement Candidate APW Enrollment Fee:
$400 (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