Length: The class meets once. Total of 1 hour of instruction.
Equipment Used: Two-person kayaks
Cost: Free for everyone.
This one-day introductory class is for participants who want to try kayaking to see if they would be interested in enrolling in a kayaking class. Time will be on-the-water in the boat focusing on equipment orientation and what can be expected in other kayaking classes. Topics that will be covered will include:
- Safe boating foundation such as proper clothing and lifejacket use, weather conditions, water conditions/hazards, and others.
- Kayaking topics such as communication, how to enter/exit a kayak, basics of paddling, and harbor tour.