Learn to Kayak Class

11:30am2:30pm
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$85 for REI Members

$105 for non-members

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Overview

  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • 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

Map image of Fort Yargo State Park - Site B

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.