Sea to Sky Adventure Company Incorporated

Sea to Sky Adventure Company Incorporated

Closing Date

March 31, 2017 - 3:00 p.m. local time

Revised July 23, 2020


Richard Oppelt
Purchasing Manager
Finance & Technology Department
Tel: (604) 590-7274

Request for Proposals


The City of Surrey is inviting interested and qualified respondents to submit Request for Proposal to manage and operate a Stand Up Paddleboard and Kayak Operation at Blackie Spit and Crescent Beach. It is anticipated that this service will be operated on a seasonal basis at the proposed beach location(s).

The City of Surrey, through this competitive process, seeks an experienced firm who has been successful in operating and administering Stand Up Paddleboard and Kayak Operations.

The submission shall include but are not limited to conceptual design for a seasonal Stand Up Paddleboard and Kayak Operation, including seasonal duration, hours of operation, scope of services offered, fees, experience and qualifications, and compliance to all laws and regulations.


The respondents should meet and submit compliance with the following agencies:

  • Paddle Canada (e.g. operator and instructor qualifications and certifications, student to instructor ratio guidelines)
  • Canada Coast Guard, City of Surrey Fire Rescue and City of Surrey Leisure Services (e.g. approval of a Water Safety Plan)
  • The City of Surrey (e.g.  risk management  and  insurance  requirements, applicable licenses and permits, etc.)

The respondent shall provide the following services:

(a)       Equipment rental

(b)      All labour, material and equipment

(c)       Ability to obtain all necessary permit, licenses and credentials for compliance to the described services and operation on such site.

RFP document for download: 
Stand-up Paddleboarding and Kayaking Lessons and Equipment Rentals at Blackie Spit (.pdf)
Schedule C - Form of Proposal (.doc)

If the City determines that an amendment is required to this RFP, the City Representative will issue a written addendum by posting it on the BC Bid Website at  (the “BC Bid Website”) and the City Website at (the “City Website”) that will form part of this RFP.  It is the responsibility of Proponents to check the BC Bid Website and the City Website for addenda.  The only way this RFP may be added to, or amended in any way, is by a formal written addendum.  No other communication, whether written or oral, from any person will affect or modify the terms of this RFP or may be relied upon by any Proponent. By delivery of a Proposal, Proponent is deemed to have received, accepted and understood the entire RFP, including any and all addenda.

All inquiries related to this RFP should be directed in writing to the person named below.