In cooperation with the AZ Hiking Shack, I will be presenting a FREE in-store seminar on getting started with River Kayaking as Part 1 of a 2 part presentation. You can choose to only attend Part 1, but you must attend Part 1 to attend Part 2.
See October 27th for details on Part 2.
Topics to be Covered will include:
Types of Kayaks
Transportation of Kayaks and Canoes
Where to Paddle - Lakes and Rivers
and finally What kind of Costs will I expect to get involved with Kayaking?
This will be held on the Lower Salt River
See the event calendar for October 27th for details.
You can reconfirm your RSVP for the on-water portion the following Saturday morning during the Thursday evening presentation.
Don't worry if you do not have a kayak, as AZ Hiking Shack is offering you your choice of 3 special rental deals for Desert Mountain Paddlers club members.
Choice 1 - STEAL A DEAL!
Free Kayak Rental with PFD and Paddle!
if you pick up the kayak Thursday evening following the presentation and return it Saturday afternoon.
Choice 2 - $5.00 Deal!
if you pick up the kayak Thursday evening following the presentation and utilize the no-hassle return. AZ Hiking Shack will haul your kayak back to their store and clean the kayak for you for just $5.00.
Choice 3 - $10.00 Deal!
For the nominal fee of $10, AZ Hiking Shack will deliver the kayak for you at the Lower Salt River meeting location and return it back to their store. No hauling of kayaks to and from the on-water portion of the presentation.
Your choice of solo or tandem Inflatable (IK) or Sit-on-Top (SOT) kayaks!
Of course, if you have your own kayak you are welcome to bring it for the on-water portion of the presentation.
You must have a Tonto Forest Parking Pass per vehicle for the on-water portion.These are available at Big 5 Sporting Goods or
convenience stores along Power Rd. I know for sure the Shell Station at Power and McDowell has them for sale. You must purchase the Pass before arriving at the Lower Salt River Recreation Area as they are not
available on site. You will not need the watercraft sticker for canoes and
kayaks. Cost for the Tonto Forest Parking Pass is $6.00.
Here is your chance to meet me, find out what equipment you need to get started, and where to paddle all for FREE! How easy is that!
Be sure and check and RSVP for the event the morning of October 27th!
If the group size limit has been reached and you have an interest in attending, go ahead and sign up for the "Wait List". I will monitor the member interest and adjust the group size accordingly.