Basic 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.

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Course Details

Length: 6 Hours
Minimum Enrollment: 4
Maximum Enrollment: 10
Minimum Age Requirement: 12

Pricing

Sac State Students: $40
Affiliates: $55
General Public: $65

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.

2020 Basic Kayaking Class Schedule

Section Start Date End Date Days Time
KAYAK01 Apr 16 Apr 17 Th & Fr 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
KAYAK02 Apr 18 Apr 19 Sa & Su 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
KAYAK03 May 11 May 12 Mo & Tu 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
KAYAK04 May 27 May 28 We & Th 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
KAYAK05 May 30 May 31 Sa & Su 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
KAYAK06 Jun 6 Jun 7 Sa & Su 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
KAYAK07 Jun 11 Jun 12 Th & Fr 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
KAYAK08 Jun 16 Jun 17 Tu & We 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
KAYAK09 Jun 20 Jun 21 Sa & Su 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
KAYAK010 Jun 29 Jun 30 Mo & Tu 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
KAYAK011 Jul 7 Jul 8 Tu & We 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
KAYAK012 Jul 13 Jul 14 Mo & Tu 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
KAYAK013 Jul 25 Jul 26 Sa & Su 9:30 AM – 12:30 AM
KAYAK014 Jul 27 Jul 29 Mo & We 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
KAYAK015 Aug 4 Aug 5 Tu & We 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
KAYAK016 Aug 8 Aug 9 Sa & Su 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
KAYAK017 Aug 10 Aug 12 Mo & We 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
KAYAK018 Aug 22 Aug 23 Sa & Su 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
KAYAK019 Aug 25 Aug 27 Tu & Th 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
KAYAK020 Sep 10 Sep 11 Th & Fr 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
KAYAK021 Sep 15 Sep 17 Tu & Th 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
KAYAK022 Sep 21 Sep 22 Mo & Tu 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
KAYAK023 Sep 26 Sep 27 Sa & Su 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
KAYAK024 Sep 29 Oct 1 Tu & Th 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

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