Kayaking Safety and Rescue Techniques

  • Participants

    Age 14 and up

  • Fitness level: 3

    Moderate

Ready to advance your kayaking knowledge? If you've mastered the basics of kayaking and want to explore further afield, you must first learn appropriate kayak safety and rescue techniques. This class builds on REI's Learn to Kayak Class by engaging students in outing safety and risk assessment, edging and bracing, wet exits, self and assisted rescues, and towing. This class is not appropriate for inexperienced paddlers.

Gear provided by REI

  • Group First Aid Kit - Our guides carry a comprehensive first aid kit, but you are welcome to bring any personal first aid-items that you prefer.
  • Paddle
  • Lifejacket
  • Kayak
  • Dry Bag
  • Paddle Jacket

8 sessions available