This one-day recreational kayaking class will introduce the student to basic kayaking skills. Course content includes proper clothing, equipment review, strokes, boat control, safety, and water judgement.
Class will be begin at the Philadelphia Canoe Club, 4900 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA on the Schuylkill River. Class will be held rain or shine.
CLASS TIME: 8:30 - 4:00
CLASS LOCATION: Philadelphia Canoe Club, 4900 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19128 (directions below)
HOW TO DRESS: Be prepared to be wet all day. Clothing suggestion: Quick Drying Shorts and Shirt, Swimsuit, windbreaker or rainjacket, closed water shoes or sneakers (no sandals or barefeet).
THINGS TO BRING: Lunch. We will eat at the clubhouse. Our kitchen has a refrigerator, stove and microwave. Change of clothes, towel, noseplugs (may make you more comfortable), strap to secure glasses, sunblock, snacks and drinking water in unbreakable bottle. You may use the shower at the conclusion of the day.
COST: Adults: $70, Minors $30 (must be at least 16 years old with parent or guardian registered in same class).
(Price includes boat, paddle and lifejacket).
There are two ways to register:
1. Click the Register button on the side of the page and complete registration online.
2. Download, print and mail these forms to the address indicated on the form:
Kayak REC 2016 App.pdf
If you have any questions please contact Looie Voorhees at Looielooie1@yahoo.com