Kayak Rescues and Recovery - Level 2

11:00am3:00pm
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$119 for REI Members

$139 for non-members

7 spots left

Overview

  • Fitness level 3 Moderate
  • Minimum age 14
  • Group size 7 people

Ready to take your kayaking knowledge to the next level? In this class, students will learn to enter and exit your kayak wearing a sprayskirt. You'll learn rescue techniques for self-rescue to get back into your boat and for assisting others as well. By the end of the class, our instructors will also help you gain an awareness of how to become a safe, responsible kayaker. This class is a natural follow-up to our Learn to Kayak class and is great for kayakers who have basic paddling skills but are interested in learning more about self and assisted rescues.

  • Learn to enter and exit a kayak, including the wet exit, wearing a sprayskirt
  • Learn rescue techniques for assisting others
  • Learn rescue techniques for self-rescue
  • Provide participants with an awareness of how to become a safe, responsible kayaker

What to bring with you

Map image of 4 Lane Boat Ramp/Fireman's Cove - Lake Pleasant Regional Park

More directions and information

NO FLIP FLOPS ALLOWED. Park entrance fee is $7 per vehicle, payable by credit card after 8am. Courses beginning prior to 8am pay with cash at the self-serve station just inside the North Entrance. From AZ 74/Carefree Hwy: Turn Right onto N Castle Hot Springs Rd, travel 5.6 mi. At the T-Junction, turn Right onto Castle Creek Dr (REI sign here). Pass through North Entrance and continue to Fireman's Cove or 4 Lane Boat Ramp (additional REI sign). Call 480.945.2881 with any questions day of program.