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A Northeast Illinois Canoe and Kayak Club

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River Skills Workshop

  • 2022-05-07
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Date(s):  Saturday, May 7, 2022

Leader:  Steve Voss
Location:  TBD prior to workshop
Skill Level:  
Category:  Instruction
Details:  Introduce beginners/advanced beginners on how to safely negotiate themselves down a river or stream. All instruction/coaching will take place while on the river.We’ll cover river etiquette and tips for paddling as a group. You’ll gain important river reading skills and improve your confidence on the water.We’ll discuss gear and attire, how to respond when a fellow paddler needs rescue, prepare for hazards you are bound to encounter (downfall, strainers/sweepers), and the number one goal—your safety.Instructors/coaches are ACA certified and will be on hand to provide the appropriate instruction and guidance. Ideal for anyone looking to practice or develop greater skills on the river.

DETAILS & UPDATES: Paddlers must register/sign up, as only registered paddlers will receive details and updates.

COST: There is no fee for PSC members. Non-members—$40.

CONTACT INFO FOR INSTRUCTOR/COACH: Steve Voss - or 847/687-2406

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