Learn to Kayak Class

8:00am11:00am
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$99 for REI Members

$119 for non-members

6 spots left

Overview

  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Minimum age 14
  • Group size 6 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 Marina Del Rey - Public Boat Launch

More directions and information

REI will meet at the Public Boat Launch parking area. $10 Parking fee. From Hwy 1 (PCH / Lincoln Blvd): Head west on Fiji Way and continue straight through the light at Admiralty Way. Continue for another block to the Marina Del Rey Public Boat Launch entry on the right. There is free parking at Dock 52 just past the boat launch entrance, you will need to walk back to the boat launch.