THIS IS A VERY IMPORTANT CLASS FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE HAVE LIMITED KAYAKING TRAINING
Learn the basic of Kayaking / Refresh your skills. Join us on this, the first of many training classes for the Slackers. Course: $35.00 If you don't have your own kayak we have Kayak Rentals for $30.00 The course is from 9am - 4pm. Location is Arrowhead Picnic Park in Fort Desoto Park (located on the North end of the park on the right). There is a $5.00 entrance fee into the park. An email will be sent to participants regarding details of the course. What to bring and reference materials. Course Description : The FUNdamentals of Kayaking 101 This course provides the foundations to building paddling skills for the paddler to be safe and effective on the water
- Safety gear and equipment
- Paddling Techniques ( forward, reverse, turning, going sideways)
- Rescues (yourself and others)
- Understand how weather, tides, current, marine hazards and the paddlers in your group play a role in having a fun and safe day on the water.
Instructor: Jean Totz, certified advanced kayak coach. 15 years of experience. Former owner of Sweetwater Kayaks Inc