6th Annual New to Sea Kayaking Workshop Optional Free Pool Session the Following Weekend Need advice on getting started? Looking for others to kayak with? Wondering which type of kayak is right for you? Don't miss our annual New to Sea Kayaking Workshop! Learn what equipment you'll need! Learn about safety. Find out what a beginner's trip is like. Plan future adventures! Discover places that offer classes! Mingle with new and experienced fellow kayakers! Where: The Gould Barn, Topsfield, MA When: Saturday, April 21, 2012, 9 am - 1 pm Fee: Free & open to the public! Register: with Al Coons [masked] Questions: [masked] Basic Overview: How to choose equipment: kayaks, paddles, clothing and additional equipment. Overview of skills, training and what to expect. Locating and experiencing initial on-water training. Open discussion and questions welcome! A great chance to meet new kayaking friends! Pictures from previous workshop Directions: map From the south, take Rt. 1 north exit off of Route I-95. Follow that to Rt. 97 west into Topsfield. At the stop sign, the library will be on your left and a small side street immediately before the stop sign is on your right - that is East Common Street . Take a right onto this street and park in the lot on the right that is for the Emerson Center/Congregational Church. From the north, take I-95 south to the Topsfield Rt. 97 exit. Proceed to Congregational Church on the right and Town Common on the left. Make a left turn onto Route 97 East, for 1/2 a second and then take a SHARP left onto East Common St and park in the lot on the right that is for the Emerson Center/Congregational Church. There is some parking on the street or at the far left end of the church lot closest to the Barn.