Basic Canoeing


This class is for all of those people who have sat in a canoe and paddled around in circles making the sport of canoeing look like a chore.  We will teach you to paddle straight and rescue yourself in the event of a capsize.  You will be surprised at how much there is to learn. 

women canoeing

Course Details

Length: 3 Hours
Minimum Enrollment: 3
Maximum Enrollment: 12
Minimum Age Requirement: 12


General Public: $70
CSUS Alumni: $65
Affiliates: $60
Sac State Students: $50

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.
  • 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.

2024 Basic Canoeing Class Schedule

Section Date Day Time
CANOE01 June 16 Sun 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
CANOE02 July 21 Sun 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
CANOE03 Aug 11 Sun 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
CANOE04 Sept 8 Sun 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
CANOE05 Oct 6 Sun 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM

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