Learn to Kayak Class
- Member price: $79
- Non-member price: $99
- 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
Richmond Marina: Public Boat Launch
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Parking is free except in the lot closed to boat ramp which costs $10. There is a restroom at the Richmond Marina Office.