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June 2019

Intro to Kayaking

June 19 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ellsworth River Park, 6625 Bridge St
Ellsworth, MI 49279 United States
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This class gives paddlers the fundamentals for paddling all types of kayaks in a fun and safe way. Students will learn essential safety skills and strokes. You will have the opportunity to learn how to “wet exit” (get out of your kayak safely). You’ll learn a bit about what kayaks work best for what conditions and other paddling best practices. This class is great for beginners but anyone who has never received formal instruction will benefit. Course Covers: Safety gear, boat…

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Kids Kayaking

June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ellsworth River Park, 6625 Bridge St
Ellsworth, MI 49279 United States
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$40

Our kids class is a great way to introduce your child to the sport of kayaking. Designed with fun and water safety as primary goals, we teach students through a variety of games and exploration. Our experienced, certified instructors teach basic strokes, directional control, how to get in and out of the kayak safely, and what to do when you capsize. Classes are taught in traditional youth sized sea kayaks. Maximum student:teacher ratio is 4:1 Ages: 7-13 $40/person for two…

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July 2019

Intro to Stand Up Paddleboarding

July 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DNR Boat Launch – Birch Lake, 14200 Birch Pointe Drive
Kewadin, MI 49648 United States

SUP or Stand Up Paddle boarding is the fastest growing paddle sport in the world and for good reason.  It’s a ton of fun!  Whether you want to paddle SUP for fitness on your local pond, explore meandering rivers, play on the Great Lakes or run whitewater on a paddle board then this is the place to start. Whether you are new to the sport or have been paddling  for a while but haven’t had any formal instruction then SUP Fresh Start…

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Kayak Rescues Class

July 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
DNR Boat Launch – Birch Lake, 14200 Birch Pointe Drive
Kewadin, MI 49648 United States
$75

Join us for an informative, energizing and very experiential learning session as we explore and discover the best solutions to when (not if) we end up in the water, out of our boats. This course is geared for ALL levels of paddlers. Course Covers: 30 Second Kayak Rescue, Hand of God, Cowboy, Paddle Float, Scoop, and You Tell Me. This course is geared to ALL level of paddlers. Participants must be at least 14 years old and meet the ACA eligibility…

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Intro to Kayaking

July 10 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
DNR Boat Launch – Birch Lake, 14200 Birch Pointe Drive
Kewadin, MI 49648 United States
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$70

This class gives paddlers the fundamentals for paddling all types of kayaks in a fun and safe way. Students will learn essential safety skills and strokes. You will have the opportunity to learn how to “wet exit” (get out of your kayak safely). You’ll learn a bit about what kayaks work best for what conditions and other paddling best practices. This class is great for beginners but anyone who has never received formal instruction will benefit. Course Covers: Safety gear, boat…

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Coastal Kayaking Immersion 7/24/19

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Ellsworth River Park, 6625 Bridge St
Ellsworth, MI 49279 United States
$125

In this all day class paddlers will focus on boat control, safety, and building confidence. You will learn fundamental safety skills and stroke enhancements that will help you turn better and travel forward with less energy expended. Other skills will include basic rescues, edging, and beginning bracing. You’ll also be introduced to “risk management” as it relates to sea kayaking in the places you plan to play. Course Covers: boat control – stroke enhancement, edging/stability, capsize prevention – bracing, moving…

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Kids Kayaking

July 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
DNR Boat Launch – Birch Lake, 14200 Birch Pointe Drive
Kewadin, MI 49648 United States
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$40

Our kids class is a great way to introduce your child to the sport of kayaking. Designed with fun and water safety as primary goals, we teach students through a variety of games and exploration. Our experienced, certified instructors teach basic strokes, directional control, how to get in and out of the kayak safely, and what to do when you capsize. Classes are taught in traditional youth sized sea kayaks. Maximum student:teacher ratio is 4:1 Ages: 7-13 $40/person for two…

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August 2019

Kayak Rescues Class

August 13 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
DNR Boat Launch – Birch Lake, 14200 Birch Pointe Drive
Kewadin, MI 49648 United States
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$75

Join us for an informative, energizing and very experiential learning session as we explore and discover the best solutions to when (not if) we end up in the water, out of our boats. This course is geared for ALL levels of paddlers. Course Covers: 30 Second Kayak Rescue, Hand of God, Cowboy, Paddle Float, Scoop, and You Tell Me. This course is geared to ALL level of paddlers. Participants must be at least 14 years old and meet the ACA eligibility…

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Kids Kayaking

August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ellsworth River Park, 6625 Bridge St
Ellsworth, MI 49279 United States
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$40

Our kids class is a great way to introduce your child to the sport of kayaking. Designed with fun and water safety as primary goals, we teach students through a variety of games and exploration. Our experienced, certified instructors teach basic strokes, directional control, how to get in and out of the kayak safely, and what to do when you capsize. Classes are taught in traditional youth sized sea kayaks. Maximum student:teacher ratio is 4:1 Ages: 7-13 $40/person for two…

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Intro to Kayaking

August 21 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This class gives paddlers the fundamentals for paddling all types of kayaks in a fun and safe way. Students will learn essential safety skills and strokes. You will have the opportunity to learn how to “wet exit” (get out of your kayak safely). You’ll learn a bit about what kayaks work best for what conditions and other paddling best practices. This class is great for beginners but anyone who has never received formal instruction will benefit. Course Covers: Safety gear, boat…

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