This 2-hour program
is designed to give participants a jump start in kayak skills
emphasizing safety and basic skill development. Participants will
receive an overview of on-water safety, equipment use, forward and sweep
strokes. For those with limited time, or looking to try something new,
this is the program for you!
Please review the following information prior to
registering. By registering for this program, you are agreeing to the
age 14 and over is eligible to participate in Kayak programs and tours.
Those who are under 18 years of age must have forms signed by their
parent/legal guardian before being eligible to participate. The Kayak
Center may require parent supervision on certain programs. If you are
unsure of your eligibility please contact us.
Cancellation/Refund PolicyPrevious Experience
must be made 7 days prior to program date to recieve a full refund.
previous experience is required to participate in Kayak Center
programs. We design programs with beginners in mind, and love to
introduce people to new experiences. For those with some kayak
experience, our staff will try to provide more advanced skills and
feedback on current technique.
What is Included in Program Cost
- Instruction and Leadership: our trained and certified staff will teach you the skills you need to know to be successful!
- Equipment: Personal Flotation Devices (aka life jackets), whistles, paddles, and kayaks are provided.
- Transportation: via 12-passanger van, sometimes used for shuttles upriver
Physical Exertion/Swim Levelw
general, if you are a person in good physical health, you should expect
to do fine. We recommend but do not require that participants know how
to swim or tread water. Knowing how to swim reduces anxiety about
flipping the boat and allows participants to relax and focus on