This is a safe and fun introduction to the sport of coastal kayaking. The course will prepare paddlers to comfortably and safely paddle on protected flatwater environments with conditions not to exceed 2-foot seas, 15-knot winds, and be no more than 1½ miles from shore. You will be actively involved and learning about sea kayak equipment, paddling techniques, navigation, on-water safety and rescues. Ages 12 and older.
June 2, 2023, 9:30am – 4:00pm
Register By May 31st at 4pm
We Provide: All sea kayaking and safety equipment, cold water immersion wear, instruction.
You Provide: Swim suit, towel, 2 full water bottle(s), close-toed shoes or neoprene booties that will get wet, bag lunch and snacks, notebook and pencil, sunglasses with strap, optional sun hat and sun screen, change of dry clothes for after the course.
Meet: UMD Boat Shed, 1421 St. Louis Avenue, Duluth (on Park Point)
Cost: $40 UMD Student Members
$135 Non-Student Members / Community
(minimum 4 people)
Contact Information Melody David-McKnight