Learn to Kayak Class
$85 for REI Members
$105 for non-members
- Minimum age 14
- Group size 8 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
More directions and information
Fort Yargo State Park Website: http://gastateparks.org/fortyargo After about 2 miles, turn right at the FIRST entrance to Ft. Yargo State Park (there is a sign here that says "Home of UGA Crew"). Drive down to the first parking area on the left.