FIRST STROKE

FIRST STROKE Introductory Lesson for the First-Time Paddler

Course Outline

  • 6 hours of instruction / 1 hour of classroom and 5 hours of instruction
  • All kayak gear is included with the lesson

Classroom

  • Description of the gear used for the day
  • Video demonstrating kayak techniques

In the Pool

  • The wet exit technique
  • Hip flip mechanics
  • Completion of the Eskimo Rescue

On the Water

  • Flat water stroke technique
  • Edge control and stroke combination
  • Kayak control stroke
  • Turning mechanics
  • Eskimo rescue in open water

Course Dates

Sat March 28
Sat April 18
Sat May 23
Sat June 13
Sat July 4
Sat August 8
Sat Sept 19

Time

10:00 am

Location

Sea to Sky Kayak Center
Unit #3, 123 Charles Street
North Vancouver

Course Cost

$ 150.00