Outdoor Recreation Services


The Department of Recreation offers a variety of training services to help the Berry community take full advantage of the abundant recreational opportunities available regionally. This service based program is delivered one-on-one and in small groups. Here is a list of services we offer:

  • Knot Tying
  • Rope Splicing
  • Belay Techniques and Skills*
  • Kayak Paddling
  • Canoe Paddling Skills*
  • Kayak Roll Refinement*
  • Backpack Fitting
  • Tent Set-up and Care
  • Cooking on an Open Fire*
  • Use of Map and Compass
  • GPS Use (provide your own GPS)
  • Orienteering

The training sessions are scheduled based on your availability. Each session will assess the participant’s skill level and tailor the training to the individual.

The trainings that are more involved will be scheduled with small groups. These are denoted with an asterisk (*). Completing the form linked below will let us know your interest. Once we have a small interest group we will schedule the first session. Group sign-ups are accepted.

Click here to sign up for a training session for one or more of the services listed above.