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A Northeast Illinois Canoe and Kayak Club

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Canceled - Moving Water I Kayak

  • 2020-05-16
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • DuPage River (Hammel Woods to Shepley Rd.)
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Date: May 16, 2020
Leader: Marlena Bertolozzi
Location: DuPage River, Shorewood, IL
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

This class will teach basic moving water skills that every river kayaker should know. 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.

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 Kayaking class, you must arrange to demonstrate appropriate skills prior to participation. Please contact the Lead Instructor, Marlena Bertolozzi before registering.


Early bird registration: $15 for PSC members, $35 for non-members (if registered by April 30)

Regular pricing: $20 for PSC members, $40 for non-PSC members (after April 30)

Registration will close on May 14, 2020

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.

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