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Rapid Learning: Intro to Whitewater Kayaking and Skills Practice
September 19, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Outdoor Chattanooga offers the Rapid Learning Whitewater Program, providing formal and equipped kayak instruction for beginning and seasoned kayakers.
To begin, participants attend the Introduction to Kayaking & Roll Class to learn learn essential skills and safe paddling techniques in the calm waters of the lake or pool. These classes are offered reguarly throughout the year and can be joined anytime. Instruction is provided in a group setting with the emphasis on building skills according to the pace of each individual and paddling goals.
This dynamic program aims to get paddlers safely and comfortably paddling up to class III whitewater. Our instructors have years of instructional experience, on a variety of rivers worldwide and are nationally certified. Kayakers are eligible to attend instructional river trips once they have demonstrated essential skills such as confident wet exits, basic self rescue, and effective maneuvering the of the whitewater kayak during an Intro Class.
Join our skills development classes at anytime; no prior experience, reservations, or equipment required. Your first visit is free!
Kayak skills practice for adults and kids ages 8 and older. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
All equipment provided.
Session 1 6:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m.
Session 2 7:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m.
May through October class meets at Chickamauga Lake, Chester Frost County Park, at the far end of the swimming beach by the first boat ramp. (no class July 4)
www.outdoorchattanooga.com for more
information on the RAPID LEARNING PROGRAM