Philadelphia Canoe Club

Introduction to Whitewater Kayaking - August (1 Day Class)

  • 03 Aug 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Philadelphia Canoe Club
  • 0

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This class is designed for the beginner. We will meet at the Philadelphia Canoe Club, 8:30 a.m. on August 3.

This one day course is designed for students with little or no formal kayak training. Lessons include basic strokes, maneuvers, assisted and self-rescue, river reading and safety. The course is intended to teach students the essentials of whitewater kayaking. Successful completion of this course will allow students to participate in Philadelphia Canoe Club’s (PCC) Wednesday Night Flat Rock Trips on the Schuylkill River. Reservations and payment must be received 5 days in advance of the course date.

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.

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