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A Northeast Illinois Canoe and Kayak Club

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Introduction to Paddling-Kayaking

  • 2016-05-21
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Patterson Lake, Aurora


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Date:  Saturday,  May 21, 2016
Leader:   Marlene Bertolozzi
Location:  Patterson Lake, Aurora
Skill Level:  Beginner
Category:  Instruction

Registration is full for this program. Thank you to all who signed up early. We are looking forward to a great class!

This is the first in our PSC Training Series, Introduction to Paddling for Canoe & Kayak. It will be held at Oakhurst FP, a sheltered lake in Aurora. This ACA course will teach you the basics of paddling your canoe or kayak. Some paddling strokes you will learn include: fwd, rev, stop, spin (pivot), sideways (abeam), turning and many other skills to paddle your craft skillfully on calm protected waters.

Early bird registration: $10 (if registered by April 23) Regular pricing: $20 (after April 23)

At checkout, a registration service fee will be added by of $1.93 (based on early bird pricing) or $2.60 (based on regular pricing). An addition $0.33 fee will be added if an ACA one-day membership is needed.

Participants will need to bring their own boat, paddle, PFD, snacks, lunch, and all personal items. Instructors will contact participants prior to the event with special instructions or equipment needs.

Registration will close on May 14 at 5 pm.

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