Intro to Kayaking (Ages 13+)
***advanced registration is required! contact the YMCA at 708.383.5200***
This fun, six-week class* provides the skills and knowledge to enable you to safely paddle on moving water. It covers basic strokes, braces, rolls and other boat-handling skills along with river reading and
rescue techniques. Upon successful completion of this course, participants are qualified to join the Chicago Whitewater Association on its beginner river trips in the Spring. All equipment for this class is provided; Club membership costs $15 per year and is required.
Club registration must be done before the first day of class at https://cwa.wildapricot.org/join-us (*Class does not meet on Easter Sunday)
Please note: We provide short whitewater boats for this course. Longer boats do not fit in the pool.
Max enrollment: 8
Date: Sundays, March 8 – April 19, 2020
(no class Sunday, April 12)
Time: 6:30pm – 8pm
Cost: Members $80 Program Members $120 (cost does not include the $15 club membership, which is required by the first day of class)