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August 2018

Intro to Kayaking

August 21 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Gorham Beach Park, 900 Gorham Beach Rd
Bellaire, MI 49615 United States
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$90

This class is to give 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…

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Next Steps for Kayaking Class

August 23 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Gorham Beach Park, 900 Gorham Beach Rd
Bellaire, MI 49615 United States
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$90

Student to instructor ratio: 5:1 maximum — $90/person This class is non-refundable. This is the next step for paddlers who have taken the Introduction to Kayaking or paddled for a while and are comfortable exiting your boat. The class focuses on boat control, safety and building confidence. Skills include basic rescues, edging, and beginning bracing. Course Covers: boat control – edging/stability, capsize prevention – bracing, moving sideways – draws & sculling, safety rescues, efficient forward stroke, turns. Required equipment includes…

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Kids Intro to Kayaking Class 8-29-18

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ellsworth River Park, 6625 Bridge St
Ellsworth, MI 49279 United States
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$40

Kids Intro to Kayaking Class 8-29-18 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…

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