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REI: Kayaking Safety and Rescue Techniques
June 17 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ready to advance your kayaking knowledge? If you’ve mastered the basics of kayaking and want to explore further afield, you must first learn appropriate kayak safety and rescue techniques. This class builds on REI’s Learn to Kayak Class by engaging students in outing safety and risk assessment, edging and bracing, wet exits, self and assisted rescues, and towing. This class is not appropriate for inexperienced paddlers.
- Learn to enter and exit a kayak, including the wet exit, wearing a sprayskirt
- Learn rescue techniques for assisting others
- Learn rescue techniques for self-rescue
- Provide participants with an awareness of how to become a responsible kayaker
Age 14 and up
Register at link below – space is limited, fees apply.