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Paddle Smart Chattanooga- A Paddlesports Safety Class

August 13 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Have you recently purchased your own kayak/canoe/SUP, but lack the confidence to get out and explore Chattanooga’s scenic waterways on your own? BYOB (Bring Your Own Boat) and join Outdoor Chattanooga for an introduction to flatwater paddling course that will give you the confidence to safely and smartly paddle Chattanooga’s scenic waterways! 

Paddle Smart Chattanooga classes are taught by Outdoor Chattanooga’s experienced paddling instructors who share their knowledge and offer insight on the best ways to set up your boat, transport your craft, paddling techniques, navigation essentials, entry and exit practices, self rescue techniques, TN boater laws, understanding CFS-water flow and how it can affect you, safety precautions and resources for recreational paddling in the Chattanooga area. You’ll learn the basics to keep yourself safe in any scenario and proper trip planning skills to make the most of every water-based adventure!

Cost: $10 per person for 2 hours of instruction.

This class is designed for participants who have and bring their own equipment. Loaner boats are not available for this class. This class is appropriate for ages 10+, but they must be accompanied by a participating adult.

Pre-Registration is required. Class size is limited.
To reserve online: click here or call Outdoor Chattanooga at (423) 643-6888

Learn to Paddle Smart Chattanooga!

2019 Class Schedule:
May 16
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chester Frost/ Chickamauga Lake/ Beach

June 11
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Downtown TN RIVER
Blue Rhino to Market St launch
SUP or kayak only

July 9
6-8 pm
Chester Frost/ Chickamauga Lake/ Beach

Aug 13
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Downtown TN RIVER
Blue Rhino to Market St launch
SUP or kayak only

Sept 10
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chester Frost/ Chickamauga Lake/ Beach

Details

Date:
August 13
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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