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Friday, 13 April 2018 18:35


We are looking to hire some paddlers to join our team!

We are Canada's largest paddle sports store specializing in sales, paddling tours, instruction, rentals and repairs.

Sales Associates

The Complete Paddler is hiring seasonal full-time Sales Associates!

Do you love paddling and the outdoors? Do you like working in a challenging environment that fuses your passion for paddling with your sales prowess? This position might be for you!

As a sale associate at our paddle sports store, your main responsibility will be to greet customers, discuss type, quality, and quantity of merchandize or services sought for purpose, rental, and answering their questions and concerns.

Other responsibilities:

  • Operate cash register and the Point of Sales system
  • Operate computerized recordkeeping and re-ordering systems
  • Estimate or quite prices, credit or contract terms, warranties and delivery dates
  • Conduct sales transactions through Internet-based electronic commerce system
  • Prepare and display merchandise for purchase, rental or lease
  • Prepare sales, rental or leasing contracts
  • Maintain sales records for inventory control


  • Customer service and retail experience (1 to 7 months)
  • Paddling experience
  • Valid ‘G’ Drivers Licence
  • Ability to pick up and carry objects up to 60lbs


Join our retail team at the Complete Paddler: Canada’s largest paddle sports store, specializing in sales, instructions, tours, rentals, and repairs.

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Paddling Instructors

The Complete Paddler is hiring seasonal full-time Paddling Instructors!

Are you an experienced paddler with Paddle Canada certification? Are you an outgoing person with experience in instructing paddling courses and leading tours of various skill levels? This position might be for you!

As a paddling instructor, you will:

  • Run and instruct various Paddle Canada courses (outdoor and in pool environment)
  • Leading paddling tours (day tours) in the Greater Toronto Area
  • Maintain a kayak fleet


  • Paddle Canada Certified Instructor (Level 1 minimum)
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Valid ‘G’ Drivers License
  • Experience towing a kayak trailer
  • Ability to supervise 5-10 people


Join our retail team at the Complete Paddler: Canada’s largest paddle sports store, specializing in sales, instructions, tours, rentals, and repairs.

Email us your paddling experience and resume at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 17:50

The Complete Paddler Toronto Islands Kayak Pike Tournament

with Jackson Kayak Fishing Team Member YAKMAN ONT


​DATE: Sat June 2, 2018
LOCATION: Toronto Islands and Tommy Thompson Park - leaving from Cherry Beach
TIME: Captains meeting 6:30 at Cherry Beach, fishing from 7am to 3:30pm
FEE:  $60 
FORMAT: Longest Northern Pike
RULES: ​Bottom of this page.

If you need to rent a kayak or have questions please contact The Complete Paddler at 416 255 6905 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


First second and third listed below. Many more door prizes to be handed out as well (included in entry fee).

1st prize is a Jackson Coosa HD worth $2000! Jackson Kayak’s top design team once again teamed up with pro kayak angler Drew Gregory to put an “HD” twist to the already popular Coosa model. This ‘heavy duty’ fishing craft boasts amped up specs/features and is slightly longer and wider than the original Coosa; this makes it even more stable and a perfect fit for anglers of all sizes or those who are really looking for a stand up fishing kayak. The hull is still river friendly, but the HD will track truer on the flat waters of lakes or inshore saltwater. Packed with features, the Coosa HD is ready for any type of fish on almost any type of water!

  • Length 12'6"
  • Width 34"
  • MSRP $1980.00 CAD
  • Total Capacity 425 lbs
  • Weight 78 lbs (84 w/ seat)


2nd prize is a Bending Branches Angler Pro Carbon Paddle worth $520.00 The Bending Branches Angler Pro Carbon is the lightest fishing paddle around.Angler_Pro_Carbon_Left_Blade_Angled.png

3rd Prize is a Salus Angler Vest PFD worth $149.00 The Salus Angler offers a unique combination of style, comfort and utility, featured in one fishing vest. The mesh design and soft foam provide exceptional comfort, which, in combination with the low profile sides and cargo-style pockets with hand warmers, make the Angler a welcome companion on any fishing trip.


Rules and Regulations :::

1. Must be signed in and at Captain's meeting by 6:30am (Cherry Beach)

2.All participants agree to abide by the Ontario Fishery Regulations, 2007, regulations under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1997, any Transport Canada rules governing the use of kayaks and all Tournament rules.

3. All fish must be caught in Lake Ontario, not including its tributaries. Kayak MUST be launch from Cherry Beach, anyone observed fishing elsewhere during the Tournament will be disqualified.

4. Live Photo release, Photo must be clear and have the Identifier and full fish in it, judges will have final call on photo, measuring board must be available upon request for accuracy (see captain's meeting for more info) You can take fish to shore for photo if needed.

5. Photo of Fish MUST be entered at the official Tournament station during official hours; 7:00 a.m. to .3:30p.m. Saturday June 2nd 2018 (No later then 3:30pm)

6. All fish must be released alive and in healthy condition. Do not use a stringer or wire fish basket. Any fish having evidence of being on a stringer, in a basket, gaff or snag marks will not be eligible. Any fish that judges deem unhealthy or unlikely to survive will not be accepted. (Gloves or Fish Grips are allowed)


8. All decisions by the judges will be final. Any questioning will result in the immediate disqualification of any contestant for the entire Tournament.

9. The ranking fish will be based on the total length. In the event of a tie, Your second fish entered  will be used for tie-breaker and so on. If still a tie judges will have final Call,

10. Fish may be entered only once. Participants may only win one prize (except draw prizes).   All fish must be caught from a Kayak and by the angler entering the fish.

11. The Complete Paddler ,  sponsors, organizers, or their agents will not be liable for the loss of property, or for the injury to any contestant or spectator. Contestants compete in the Tournament at their own risk.

12. All participants agree that upon winning a major prize they will submit to truth tests, if required, and sign an affidavit attesting to the fact that their prize winning fish was caught within the rules of the Tournament.

13. One person to a Kayak, And must be powered by paddle or pedal drive, No motor of any kind allowed, Exceptions can be made for medical reasons but judges will have the final call.

14. Any sign of live bait being used will be automatic disqualification.

15. Awards will be presented at Cherry Beach, shortly after 4:00pm.

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 13:12




Everything in the store will be 20% off and more!  Click here for more details.


Wednesday, 16 August 2017 13:13

Starting Aug 26th everything in our store will be on sale! Biggest discounts ever!

New/used accessories 15% / 45% off, rental fleet 45% off, new 2016's 30% off & new 2017's 20% off

We will be updating this list with the sale prices.

Monday, 07 August 2017 16:04

Anniversary Canoe Sale! Canada 150/Complete Paddler 12. Starting Aug 8th all canoes will be on Sale!