Learn to Kayak Class

8:00 AM  –  12:00 PM

Newport Sea Base

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  • Fitness level  2: Easy Active
  • Skill level  1: Beginner
  • Minimum age: 14
  • Group size: 6

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

Newport Sea Base

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In the event the parking lot is full, there is free street parking along PCH.