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2019 Kayak Beginner Class offered this April

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Posted February 2019
 

2019 Kayak Beginner Class offered this April

PPWC is offering a beginner to kayak class this April. If you have any family members, friends or co-workers that have been interested in learning how to kayak NOW is a great time to start!

The kayak beginner class will include 1 pool session and 2 river sessions as detailed below:

April 14th from 4-6pm pool session that will go over paddle strokes, general safety, gear education and roll practice with instructors.

April 20th (Saturday) - First session on Class I to II whitewater on the Arkansas River near Canon City. Meet up time 845am to set up car pool at King Soopers off of HWY 115.

April 27th (Saturday) - Second session on Class I to II whitewater on the Arkansas River near Canon City. Meet up time 845am to set up car pool at King Soopers off of HWY 115.

Cost of beginner class is $125 per person. Checks made out to PPWC.

Participants should have their own gear for the class but if anyone is in need of a specific item then please reach out to us and we will try and accommodate what you need for the class.

Items needed:

  1. Whitewater helmet
  2. Kayak
  3. Paddle
  4. PFD
  5. Wetsuit or drysuit as water will be cold!

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2019 Pool Sessions

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Posted December 2018
 

Pool sessions begin Sunday, January 13th, 2019 and will be held almost every Sunday until  April 14th at the Cheyenne Mountain High School. Please see the calendar and read more for further details.

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Jose Nunez is a Big Fan of the Pikes Peak Whitewater Club

We're big fans of Jose Nunez!

Jose Nunez of Colorado Springs said it was difficult to learn to kayak, but joining the Pikes Peak Whitewater Club helped him learn the skills to tangle with the rapids. "For me, learning was hard because I weight 253 pounds," he said. "I lack flexibility, but what I lack in athletic ability I make up in pure determination."

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