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High Performance Program

The Alberta High-Performance program, based in Calgary, strives to provide Alberta slalom athletes the opportunity to excel while training at home.

The program will continuously evolve to help the athletes achieve their goals by meeting their needs within the resources of AWS.  We will continue collaborating with Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC), allowing more flexibility and opportunities for National Team athletes to work together across the country.

Eligible Athletes: 
  • Any Senior National Team Member

  • Any National Development Team Member

  • Any National Junior Team Member

  • All other athletes wishing to join the HP program must get approval from Head Coach.

What to expect:

Overview Yearly Training Plan (YTP) outlining athletes' training cycles depending on their annual plan.
Weekly training opportunities via the HP Google schedule

Strength and core conditioning plans will be provided monthly 

Objectives would be:
• Continual technical refinement
• Strength
• Working on all energy systems in a periodized plan
• Race preparation
• Refine race tactics 


• Weekly Water and Dry-land training
• Race Fees for Harvie Open, Kananaskis Open, Harvie Fall Classic
• Coaching at Camps and Races
• Provincial Paddling Opportunities (travel & accommodation not included)
• Fitness Testing for National Team members only

Options and Costs:

High Performance - Full Year - $ 1575,- 
(price pro-rated from $2100,- starting Jan-Oct 2024)
12 months (no training for two weeks at Christmas).
October is a break month - light programming that considers athletes' individual needs will be provided.
Fee-based on 6+ weekly sessions, including dryland, erg, flat water, and river sessions. The six days continue with winter pool sessions and gym membership extra. You may need cross-country ski equipment.

High Performance - Summer - $ 825,-
April 15 - Oct 15.
6 sessions/summer only, plus a reduced winter program if added on)

Sibling Discount:
High Performance - Full Year - $ 788,- (pro-rated from $1050,- starting Jan-Sept)
High Performance -Summer - $ 413,- (April - October)

Payment options: 
- Credit Card ( processing fees to be added to your registration fees)

- E-transfer  (no processing fees)

- If you would like to split up payments to make it easier, please email the Treasurer (Mike Roberts) and arrange a payment schedule. 

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