Learn to Kayak Class

10:00am1:00pm
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$79 for REI Members

$99 for non-members

10 spots left

Overview

  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Minimum age 14
  • Group size 10 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

Notes

Class logistic emails will be sent out the week of your class. $10 state park parking fee required for each vehicle (cash only) or CA State Park Poppy Pass.

Map image of Folsom Lake SRA: Willow Creek on Lake Natoma

More directions and information

$10 state park parking fee REQUIRED for each vehicle (cash only) or CA State Park Poppy Pass. Restrooms available, water is not available.