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:

12

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.
 

2018 Basic Kayaking Class Schedule 

SECTION
START DATE
END DATE
DAYS
TIME
KAYAK 01
April 17
April 19
Tues & Thurs
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
KAYAK 02
May 1
May 3
Tues & Thurs
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
KAYAK 03
May 7
May 9
Mon & Wed
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
KAYAK 04
May 14
May 16
Mon & Wed
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
KAYAK 05
May 22
May 24
Tues & Thurs
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
KAYAK 06
June 4
June 5
Mon & Tues
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
KAYAK 07
June 16
June 17
Sat & Sun
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
KAYAK 08
June 19
June 21
Tues & Thurs
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
KAYAK 09
June 23
June 24
Sat & Sun
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
KAYAK 010
July 10
July 11
Tues & Wed
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
KAYAK 011
July 16
July 17
Mon & Tues
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
KAYAK 012
July 23
July 25
Mon & Wed
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
KAYAK 013
July 28
July 29
Sat & Sun
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
KAYAK 014
July 30
July 31
Mon & Tues
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
KAYAK 015
Aug 4
Aug 5
Sat & Sun
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
KAYAK 016
Aug 7
Aug 9
Tues & Thurs
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
KAYAK 017
Aug 13
Aug 15
Mon & Wed
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
KAYAK 018
Aug 18
Aug 19
Sat & Sun
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
KAYAK 019
Aug 21
Aug 23
Tues & Thurs
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
KAYAK 020
Sept 8
Sept 9
Sat & Sun
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 KAYAK 021
Sept 11
Sept 13
Tues & Thurs
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
 KAYAK 022
Sept 17
Sept 18
Mon & Tues
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
 KAYAK 023
Sept 22
Sept 23
Sat & Sun
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
KAYAK 024
Oct 2
Oct 4
Tues & Thurs
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm