Paddling

Learn about Paddling in our Kayaking, Canoeing, and Stand Up Paddle Boarding; beginner, intermediate and advanced programs.

After Work Paddle at Carvins Cove, May 26th, 2015Paddling
Paddle off into the sunset with Parks and Rec, after work at Carvins Cove. We will take weekly trips to the cove to canoe and sea kayak. After a long day at work relax and enjoy some paddling time with friends. All instruction and equipment is provided.

Date: May 26th, 2015
Time: 6-8pm
Location: Carvins Cove Boat Dock
Cost: $15
Register By: May 25th
Register: Here!

Introduction to Whitewater Kayaking, June 13, 2015
(18+, 14+ with an adult) Spend a day on the river learning fundamental whitewater kayaking skills and river safety. Our American Canoe Association (ACA) instructors will discuss paddling strokes, “reading a river,” equipment selection, and basic river rescue. This exciting beginner clinic prepares you to paddle on your own and will familiarize you with nearby river access points, outfitters, and more!Paddling
All equipment, leadership, and transportation
are provided. Participants must be able to swim.

Date: Saturday, June 13, 2015 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Registration Fee: $39
Meeting Location: Public Works Service Center
Register Here. The deadline to register is Thursday, June 11.

Date: Saturday, August 8, 2015 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Registration Fee: $39
Meeting Location: Public Works Service Center
Register Here. The deadline to register is Thursday, August 6.

Introduction to Kayak Surfing, June 19, 2015
(18+, 14+ with an adult) Whitewater kayaks can be surfed on a standing wave in a river as well as stood up on an eddy line. Come find out how to make the most of your playboat or kayak in this intro clinic! Participants must be able to swim, roll a kayak in moving water, and feel comfortable paddling class 2 whitewater.

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Date: Friday, June 19, 2015
3:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Registration Fee: $29
Meeting Location: Public Works Service Center
Register Here. The deadline to register is Wednesday, June 17.

 

 

Beginner Downriver SUP, June 28, 2015
(18+, 10+ with an adult) Stand Up Paddleboarding is one of the fastest growing outdoor sports on the market today. It’s a great full body workout, perfect for cross training and exploring your local waterway. Join us for an afternoon trip this summer, learning everything you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. “SUP”. Our American Canoe Association (ACA) certified instructor will help you learn one on one, the proper stance for balance and control, essential paddle strokes and other techniques. All equipment, leadership and transportation are provided. Participants must be able to swim.

Dates: June 28th, 2015 (1-5pm)
Registration Fee: $39
Register By: June 25th
Register: Here!

Philpott Lake Paddling Weekend, July18-19th, 2015
(18+, 10+ with an adult) Join us for a weekend of paddling and camping. Imagine paddling all day and relaxing by the fire at night. We will cook up some tasty food and camp on an island only accessible by boat. Group gear and boats provided. Participants must be able to swim.

Dates: July 18-19th, 2015 (8-5pm)
Registration Fee: $129
Register By: July 16th
Register: Here!

Intermediate Downriver SUP, August 1, 2015
(18+, 10+ with adult) Have you tried Stand Up Paddleboarding before? Are you looking to take your skills to the next level? Join us for a day of adventure as we paddle down the James. Our American Canoe Association (ACA) certified instructor will help you develop your skills to confidently read and navigate the river. All equipment, leadership and transportation are provided. Participants must be able to swim.Paddling

Dates: Aug 1st, 2015 (9:15-4pm)
Registration Fee: $39
Register By: July 30th
Register: Here!

Intermediate Whitewater Kayaking, August 9, 2015
(18+, 14+ with an adult) You’ve been to the roll clinic, you have the basics of river navigation, but you want to take your kayaking to the next level. This trip is for you! Our American Canoe Association (ACA) instructors will teach you scouting rapids, catching eddies, ferrying, surfing, advanced paddle strokes, and more. Participants must be able to swim, wet exit a kayak, and have the ability to control and navigate a whitewater kayak on flat water. The program fee includes all equipment, transportation, and leadership.

Date: Sunday, August 9, 2015 (9 am-5pm)
Registration Fee: $39
Meeting Location: Public Works Service Center
Register By: August 6th
Register: Here!