Learn to Kayak Class

1:00pm4:00pm

$85 for REI Members

$105 for non-members

Overview

  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Skill level 1 Beginner
  • Minimum age 14
  • Group size 12 people

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

What to bring with you

Map image of Stone Mountain Park - Lakeside Beach Pavilion

More directions and information

PLEASE NOTE: A daily or annual parking permit is required for Park entry (Daily - $20 or $40 annual parking pass). The address listed will take you to the park entrance. Please ask the gate attendant on duty or use the included link for directions to the Lakeside Beach Pavilion. If you are unable to arrive at the start of the class on time for any reason, please call our day of event cell phone: (404) 991-8857.