This pool date has been added to make up for the cancelation on January 25th. Check the December 14th pool posting for details about how these pool sessions work.
Link to Dec 14 here: http://www.meetup.com/West-Michigan-Kayaking-and-Canoeing-Meetup-Group/events/154694812/
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Plan to come tomorrow again with my daughter. Need to borrow a kayak again, if possible. Practice paddling stroke, flipping and preliminary for rolling.
0 · February 7, 2014
OK. I'll bring an extra boat again
Great day with everyone that had patience with helping out novice paddlers. Thank you for bringing a kayak for practice and helping us try some techniques.
2 · February 1, 2014
What a fantastic time. A bit humbling for me and I am a little sore. Great people and thanks to Roger and Jeff for your patiance and training. Will do this again
3 · February 1, 2014
This will be my first practice and I hope to join the paddles frequently this summer. I purchased a rec. kayak last summer and went a few times a month from June through August. I would need some assistance.
0 · January 27, 2014
Rhonda - please read the posting for the Dec 14 pool practice. It has more complete information.
Yes, I did. The posting said to let you know in advanced for people that wanted some instruction/time with you.
Okay I'll plan on that.
Hi...Roger..I am bringing my daughter along and we will not have kayaks. Kind of difficult to get them at the moment. Will that work ok?
0 · January 30, 2014
Probably. But a lot depends on what you are expecting to do. It would be best if you called me so we could have a conversation.
Ok...will do. My daughter is 28, so not little.
Hi Roger I will attend practice on sat and am wondering if you would have time to teach me bacics of rolling. I have a dagger max rpm and all of the gear?
1 · January 29, 2014
Ok. We'll plan on it. That boat is good to learn rolling in. As long as you have a neoprene skirt that fits it properly we will be good to go
Please make sure to read the December 14th post so that you understand how the pool sessions work
Downhill skiing on this date, but I'll be at the pool practices on Feb. 8 and 15 to work on my roll. I deeply appreciate your commitment to helping us rookies learn.
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