2011 Kayak classes

LAINST Kayaking Classes Spring 2011

Kayaking classes are taught by American Canoe Association certified instructors. All equipment is provided. Students should be comfortable in the water and bring a towel and swimsuit. A synthetic top for warmth and water shoes are recommended.  Pre-registration required.

Location:  East Lansing High School pool. 

Contact lainstkayaking@gmail.com or 517-333-9716 to register or for more information. 

Kayaking II:  Tipping, Staying Upright, & Rolling

This two evening course is for students with some kayaking experience who want to work on recovery skills (balance, edging, and braces) and learn how to roll. This class prepares students for the River Kayaking class that begins on April 27.

7:00 – 9:00 pm. $45.  Wednesdays April 13 and 20.

River Kayaking

This course is intended to teach students the fundamentals of safely paddling moving water and whitewater rivers. Two Wednesday class sessions will be held in the pool, focusing on river safety, trip planning, river maneuvers and rescues. The third class will be an all-day trip to a local river and the fourth class will be an all-day trip to a slightly more challenging local river. Students taking this course should have taken Kayaking I &II or equivalent.

7:00 – 9:00 pm. $100.  Wednesdays April 27 & May 4; river trips Saturdays May 7 & 14.

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