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Intro to kayaking (10-14 years)

Date 2022 Sep 08-Oct 22 Ical
Days/Times Thursday 5.00-6.15pm
Location Cultus Lake
Address Pavillion Rd, 76 Sunnyside Blvd, Cultus lake, V2R4Y5
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This course is suitable for complete beginners aged 10-14 who want to learn to kayak. Most of the lessons are at Cultus Lake but at the end of the lessons set we include flatwater slalom gates at our Cedarwahl Farms slalom facility, with a fun community slalom race at the end of the program. Slalom gates are a great way to improve paddling skills in a safe environment and it’s lots of fun!

Schedule: Thursday 5.00-6.15pm (this is a 1 hour lesson plus ~15 minutes to gear up and get to the water)

Cost: Course fee $160 (includes club membership, 7 lessons, plus an end of program Cookie Race October 22nd).

NOTE: If you do not wish to pay using Paypal, please tick the "other" payment option and etransfer $100 to [email protected]

All equipment provided (kayak, helmet, paddle, PFD, spray skirt)

PARKING at Cultus: We are able to park cars for free in front of the boathouse on the gravel. The parking lot around the boat house is for-fee and regularly patrolled. There is free parking around the strip mall on the opposite side of the street ("Plaza Parking" see https://www.cultuslake.bc.ca/parking/)

WHAT TO WEAR: YOU WILL GET WET!! Please check the forecast & dress for the weather. NO COTTON!! We recommend a wet suit for all fall kayak programs. There are change rooms & washrooms at Cultus Lake

 

Prerequisite Must be comfortable swimming with head underwater and in deep water with a PFD.
Contact Colleen Christensen
Type Participation
Category Instruction - Flatwater
Deadline September 07, 2022 17:00