Learn the steps to become a safer and more confident paddler with assistance from some very talented instructors. You will have one free hour to learn safety, strokes, maneuvers and rolling. The program is free and all boats and gear are provided for your use. Just bring aquatic apparel, a towel and a lock. You may bring your own paddle, pfd, skirt if you wish. Classes will be on most Saturdays except holidays from 2:30 to 5:45 PM, starting Nov. 5 through March 3, 2017.
Nine people have gone on to become ACA Instructors through this program. If you wish, they can get you ready too!
Please contact the Program Coordinator, Audrey Jackson, for the volunteer booklet. Her email is: [masked]
This program is run by Lee Reiser, Director of Recreation & Promotion, ACA Level 2 Coastal Kayak Instructor. His phone: (914)[masked]
NOTICE TO ALL WHO ARE DRIVING BY CAR TO THE POOL FOR THE FIRST TIME
You must get a day parking pass before going to the pool area. Drive to the main gate at Riverside Dr. and 145th St. Follow the directions they will give you to get to the parking lot under the complex at 138th St. Leave the pass on your dashboard. Take the elevator and follow the map to get to the pool by walking across the grounds.
Volunteers who commit to at least 4 dates will get a season pass.