Basic Kayaking

Person kayaking

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This course is designed to introduce the beginning paddler to the three most widely used recreational kayaks, correct paddling techniques, navigation and safety on Lake Natoma. The first day instruction will start with sit on top Kayaks, then move to a more technical boat called the surf ski. The second day will incorporate all of the skills in a Viking touring boat. Our ACA certified instructors create a friendly, welcoming environment for all participants regardless of age, ability or skill. Once you have completed this course, you are eligible to rent any equipment in which you have shown competence through this course.

Length

6 Hours

Pricing

Sac State Students Affiliate General Public

$70

$85

$95

Minimum Enrollment:

4

Maximum Enrollment:

10

Minimum Age Requirement:

12

What to Expect:

A swim test is required.

You will get wet! Bring a towel.
You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
Most appropriate shoes are tennis shoes.
NO FLIP FLOPS!
The Front Office staff can hold your keys during class.
Any other personal belongings may be stored in a $0.50 one-time use locker. (Takes 2 quarters)

Expect to arrive at least 15 minutes early to complete the registration and check-in process.
 

2019 Basic Kayaking Class Schedule 

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SECTION
START DATE
END DATE
DAYS
TIME
KAYAK 01
April 16
April 18
Tues & Thurs
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
KAYAK 02
April 30
May 2
Tues & Thurs
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
KAYAK 03
May 6
May 8
Mon & Wed
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
KAYAK 04
May 13
May 15
Mon & Wed
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
KAYAK 05
May 21
May 23
Tues & Thurs
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
KAYAK 06
June 3
June 4
Mon & Tues
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
KAYAK 07
June 15
June 16
Sat & Sun
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
KAYAK 08
June 18
June 20
Tues & Thurs
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
KAYAK 09
June 22
June 23
Sat & Sun
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
KAYAK 010
July 9
July 10
Tues & Wed
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
KAYAK 011
July 15
July 16
Mon & Tues
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
KAYAK 012
July 22
July 24
Mon & Wed
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
KAYAK 013
July 27
July 28
Sat & Sun
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
KAYAK 014
July 29
July 30
Mon & Tues
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
KAYAK 015
Aug 3
Aug 4
Sat & Sun
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
KAYAK 016
Aug 6
Aug 8
Tues & Thurs
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
KAYAK 017
Aug 12
Aug 14
Mon & Wed
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
KAYAK 018
Aug 17
Aug 18
Sat & Sun
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
KAYAK 019
Aug 20
Aug 22
Tues & Thurs
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
KAYAK 020
Sept 7
Sept 8
Sat & Sun
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 KAYAK 021
Sept 10
Sept 12
Tues & Thurs
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
 KAYAK 022
Sept 16
Sept 17
Mon & Tues
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
 KAYAK 023
Sept 21
Sept 22
Sat & Sun
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
KAYAK 024
Oct 1
Oct 3
Tues & Thurs
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm