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A Northeast Illinois Canoe and Kayak Club

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Introduction to Kayaking

  • 2024-04-06
  • 9:30 AM
  • Busse Lake
  • 10


  • Member $30
  • Non-member $50


  Saturday, April 6, 2024
Leader: Bharat Meshwani

Co-leader: Marlene Bertolozzi

Location:  Busse Lake

Category:  Instruction
This ACA-developed curriculum will teach you the basics of paddling your kayak. 

Instructors will guide you on:

Fitting yourself and your gear comfortably and safely in your boat. Understanding essential gear and it’s use.  Techniques to effectively and efficiently paddle your craft in all directions skillfully on calm protected waters.  Paddlers must register / sign up as only registered paddlers will receive details and updates.

Pricing: $30 for PSC members, $50 for non-PSC members. $10.00 non-ACA member fee (see below).

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 $10 one-day membership or supply your ACA member number at checkout.

ACA: American Canoe Association 

Instructor Contact Information: 

Name: Bharat Meshwani


Phone#: 847-932-9025

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