Kayak Rolling - Level 3

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$69 for REI Members

$79 for non-members

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  • Fitness level 3 Moderate
  • Skill level 2 Intermediate
  • Minimum age 16
  • Group size 5 people

The kayak roll is a skill that many paddlers aspire to master, but it can be challenging to learn. Join our professional kayak instructors to start the process of learning or refining your kayak roll. These sessions are designed for paddlers that have a solid foundation of skills that want to step-up the game. Learning the kayak roll is a process and often times takes more than one session. Be prepared to learn and be ready for additional practice as you embark on this learning journey. Completion of our Kayak Rescues and Recoveries and Kayak Paddle Skills workshop on Edging and Bracing is a must (or equivalent skills) as these will put you in the right place to learn how things connect to help you complete the kayak roll. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent / responsible adult.

  • Learning proper boat fit and adjustment for effective rolling
  • Learning safe and effective wet-exit technique
  • Learning the bow rescue
  • Learning techniques for effectively rolling the kayak
  • Learning proper body positioning and head placement for executing a roll
  • Learning the mechanics of a roll

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If you have any issues, please contact us: Monday-Thursday 10am-5pm @ (423) 485-1249; or Friday-Saturday-Sunday on our after-hours phone @ (423) 708-4754. Our email is monitored Monday-Friday: Chattanooga-OS@rei.com. This event operates in Eastern Standard Time.