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A Northeast Illinois Canoe and Kayak Club

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Moving Water I Canoe

  • 2018-06-09
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • DuPage River, Shorewood
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Date:       June 9, 2018

Leader: Dave Watts
Location:  DuPage River, Shorewood
Skill Level:  Advanced Beginner
Category:     Instruction

This class will teach basic moving water skills that every river canoeist should have. Students will build on the skills learned in the Introduction to Paddling class, and will learn such maneuvers as upstream ferries, downstream ferries, eddy turns and peel outs. This class is open to both tandem & solo canoes.

Students will also receive instruction on reading the river and recognizing hazards.

PREREQUISITE: Students must have completed the PSC Introduction to Paddling class. If you have not attended the PSC Introduction to Canoe class, you must contact the Lead Instructor, Dave Watts, by clicking on the blue name link, before registering.


Early bird registration: $15 for PSC members, $35 for non-members (if registered by May 25)

Regular pricing: $20 for PSC members, $40 for non-PSC members (between May 26 and June 3)

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.

ACA membership is required for participation. You will be asked to purchase a $5 one-day membership or supply your ACA member number at checkout.

Registration will close on June 3

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