Pool lesson #1 First Time Kayaker:
Indoor kayaking lessons are warm, fun, friendly and packed with skills. You'll get familiar with a modern river running kayak and kayak gear. First you will adjust the outfitting and learn to enter and exit the kayak safely. Next practice the basics of boat control. Work on balance, posture, paddle grip and simple strokes. Build confidence upside down by learning to stay in the boat. Focus on the "hip snap" and flip the boats with assistance.
Pool #2 Stokes and Balance:Refine your boat control by learing a variety of strokes. Improve your stability and balance through edging and bracing practice. Learn recovery skills and right the boats with assistance.
If you're using your own gear and making this reservation online, please type in "PoolLessonNoGear" to receive a $10 discount per person off the price of this lesson!
Get into the current. You'll learn about hydraulic features of rivers, how to avoid dangerous hazards, and how to negotiate common obstacles and simple rapids. You'll practice maneuvering in current and will work on eddy turns, ferries and peel-outs. We'll dress you from head to toe in modern, high quality equipment. You'll become familiar with gear, basic safety concepts and fundamental skills. Our small groups are 8-12 students with two instructors.
If you're using your own gear and making this reservation online, please type in "OutdoorLessonNoGear" to receive a $30 discount per person off the price of this lesson!
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