Private Session: Learn to Kayak

3:00pm6:00pm

$330 for REI Members

$418 for non-members

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Overview

  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Minimum age 14
  • Group size 1 people
  • Instructor REI Co-op Instructor

Book a private session and you'll get this entire experience all to yourself--and up to three additional friends or family members. You'll enjoy more one-on-one time with the guide/instructor, more flexibility throughout the session, and a more personal experience for everyone who joins you. Price covers all costs for up to 4 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 Saganashkee Slough Boat Launch

More directions and information

If you have any questions, please contact us Monday-Thursday 9AM-4PM or Friday-Sunday 8AM-10AM @ 1-877-819-3810 or by email at chicago-os@rei.com. - All of these are monitored mailboxes