Learn to Kayak Class for Seniors

Senior (Over 55) Only

Description: This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out. This class is for adults (55+)

Skills you'll learn:

  • Experience on-the-water instruction in kayaks
  • Learn about basic kayak gear and clothing selection
  • Learn basic kayak stroke techniques including forward, sweep, reverse and draw stroke techniques

Check out the gear list.

Required Legal Form:
This course requires the participant to read and sign a liability release form before participating. Please see "Required Legal Form" for the session you are registering for. You will need to print, sign and bring the form to your class.

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LEARN TO KAYAK CLASS FOR SENIORS

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4/28/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Learn to Kayak Class for Seniors
Sweetwater Creek State Park - George Sparks Reservoir Boat Ramp | More Information and Directions
Group Size: 6
Required Legal Form: Water Sports (pdf)

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

Spots left: 4

5/26/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Learn to Kayak Class for Seniors
Stone Mountain Park - Campground | More Information and Directions
Group Size: 6
Required Legal Form: Water Sports (pdf)

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

Spots left: 6

Learn to Kayak Class for Seniors Gear List

Gear to bring to class:

(Required)

  • Energy Snacks
  • Synthetic / wool layers - Clothing that will stay warm when wet.
  • Water Bottle
  • Sun Protection - Lip balm, sunscreen, wide-brim hats, etc.
  • Water Shoes/Sandals - Foot attire that will protect your feet and is okay to get wet. (e.g. Teva, Chaco, Keen (not flip-flops)

(Optional)

  • Eyewear Retainer - A strap to help keep your glasses or sunglasses from falling off in the event of big splash or a capsize.
  • Lunch & Snacks

Gear provided by REI:

  • Paddle
  • Personal Flotation Device (PFD)
  • Dry Bag
  • Group First Aid Kit
  • Touring/Recreational Kayak