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
Minimum Enrollment: 3
Maximum Enrollment: 6
Minimum Age Requirement: 12
Sac State Students: $70
General Public: $105
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 a “Teva Type” sandal or 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.
2022 Basic Kayaking Class Schedule
|Section||Start Date||End Date||Days||Time|
|KAYAK01||Apr 5||Apr 7||Tu & Wed||4:30 PM – 7:30 PM|
|KAYAK02||Apr 20||Apr 21||Wed &Th||4:30 PM – 7:30 PM|
|KAYAK03||Apr 23||Apr 24||Sat & Sun||2:00 PM – 5:00 PM|
|KAYAK04||May 3||May 4||Tu & Wed||5:30 PM – 8:30 PM|
|KAYAK05||May 21||May 22||Sa & Su||12:00 PM – 3:00 PM|
|KAYAK06||May 25||May 26||Wed & Th||5:30 PM – 8:30 PM|
|KAYAK07||June 7||June 8||Tu & Wed||5:30 PM – 8:30 PM|
|KAYAK08||June 20||June 21||Mon & Tu||5:30 PM – 8:30 PM|
|KAYAK09||June 25||June 26||Sat & Sun||10:00 AM – 1:00 PM|
|KAYAK010||July 5||July 6||Tu & Wed||5:30 PM – 8:30 PM|
|KAYAK011||July 16||July 17||Sat & Sun||12:00 PM – 3:00 PM|
|KAYAK012||July 26||July 27||Tu & Wed||5:30 PM – 8:30 PM|
|KAYAK013||Aug 6||Aug 7||Sat & Sun||2:00 PM – 5:00 PM|
|KAYAK014||Aug 17||Aug 18||Wed & Th||5:30 PM – 8:30 PM|
|KAYAK015||Aug 27||Aug 28||Sat & Sun||11:00 AM – 2:00 PM|
|KAYAK016||Sept 10||Sept 11||Sat & Sun||1:00 PM – 4:00 PM|
|KAYAK017||Sept 19||Sept 20||Mon & Tu||4:30 PM – 7:30 PM|
|KAYAK018||Sept 24||Sept 25||Sat & Sun||1:00 PM – 4:00 PM|
|KAYAK019||Oct 1||Oct 2||Sat & Sun||12:00 PM – 3:00 PM|
|KAYAK020||Oct 8||Oct 9||Sat & Sun||12:00 PM – 3:00 PM|