Learn to Kayak Class

9:00 AM  –  1:00 PM

West Bush Lake Park - 9401 W Bush Lake Rd, Bloomington, MN 55438

Canceled

  • Fitness level  2: Easy Active
  • Skill level  1: Beginner
  • Minimum age: 14
  • Group size: 10

This class will introduce you to the fundamentals of kayaking in a comfortable setting and at a relaxed pace. You will learn about proper strokes and paddling technique, and get the chance to practice these new skills on a beautiful, local waterway. REI's expert guides will also teach the basics of water safety, trip planning, and how to have an enjoyable time on the water. This is a great way to build a new skill set or improve upon what you already know about kayaking. REI provides kayaks, paddles and all necessary safety equipment.

  • Learn how to launch and stay comfortable in a kayak
  • Practice the forward, reverse, and sweep paddle strokes
  • Get exposure to the fundamentals of on the water safety

West Bush Lake Park - 9401 W Bush Lake Rd, Bloomington, MN 55438

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If you have any questions or concerns please contact us Monday through Friday 8 AM - 5 PM at (952) 884-4315 x 221 and Minneapolis-os@rei.com OR Friday evening through Sunday on our after-hours phone: (612) 467-9161. This is a monitored mailbox so please send a text or leave a voicemail.