Private Session: Learn to Kayak
$399 for REI Members
$479 for non-members
- Minimum age 14
- Group size 1 people
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
- Private sessions can accommodate up to four participants, but you'll only need to enter your own information when registering. We'll collect any details we need from the other participants on the day of the event.
What to bring with you
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.