Whitewater Kayaking (Ages 12+)
This fun class provides the skills and knowledge to enable you to safely paddle on moving water. It covers basic strokes, braces, rolls and other boat-handling skills along with river reading and rescue techniques. Upon successful completion of this course, participants are qualified to join the Chicago Whitewater Association on its beginner river trips in the Spring. All equipment is provided; a $15 club fee is due on the first day of class.
Max enrollment: 12
Date: Sundays, April 6- May 11, 2014 (no class on April 20). The May 4 session may be during the day on a river, weather permitting.
Time: Sundays 6:15pm - 7:45pm
Cost: YMCA Members $80 Program Member $120 (cost does not include the $15 club fee, which is due the first day of class)