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Beginner/Intermediate Skills Class: April 14th, 20th and 27th, 2019

beginning classes 2019
Posted February 2019
 

Beginner/Intermediate skills Class: April 14th, 20th and 27th!

Sign up today to reserve your spot!

To sign up: Please message Aimee St Andre at , or by phone at (309) 642-2593.


The kayak beginner class will include one pool session and two river sessions:

April 14th (Sunday): 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Location: Indoor Pool Session at Cheyenne Mountain High School Aquatic Center

️We will go over paddle strokes, general safety, gear education and roll practice with instructors. Bring your kayak, paddle, helmet, PFD, sprayskirt and be ready to LEARN!

April 20th (Saturday): 8 a.m.

Location: First session on Class I to II whitewater on the Arkansas River near Canon City. Meet up time 800am to set up car pool at King Soopers off of HWY 115.

We will be learning down river techniques, reading water, ferrying, Eddies, rolls if desired, etc.

April 27th (Saturday): 8 a.m.

Location: Second session on Class I to II whitewater on the Arkansas River near Canon City. Meet up time 800am to set up car pool at King Soopers off of HWY 115.

Refinement of river day 1 techniques with more progression. Opportunity to try a class III rapid during the class.


Cost of beginner class is $125 per person. Make checks payable to PPWC. Early registration (now) is preferred so we know how many support boaters need to join us so sign up now and message Aimee so she can send you the waivers to sign for the class!

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!

If you are interested in taking our kayak beginner class please reach out to Aimee at: , or by phone at (309) 642-2593.

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Club Discounts

The retailers below have generously offered the following discounts to PPWC members. To receive any discounts, you must be a current PPWC member and in good standing.

The Edge Ski Paddle and Pack

15% off on non-sale items (boats not included). Bob Walker has agreed to do a discounted rental package for us again this year for $150.00. The rental fee also applies to the purchase of a new boat.

Underwater Connection

10% including special order items, excludes new boats/SUP boards and anything that is already on sale. New Boat/SUP board purchases more than $900 receive a $100 in store credit; under $900 is a $50 in store credit. In store credit can be used towards instruction. So...for example

  • Buy a new boat and for $40 more I teach how to roll it and you also get endless pool practice roll sessions.
  • Buy a new boat and for $49 more you get the Intro to kayak class.
  • Buy a new Boat and for $79 more you get the Essentials of River Kayaking Course.

Gearonimo

10% off in-store

Colorado Kayak Supply (CKS)

10% off in-store

Golden River Sports

10% off in-store purchases (excludes certain items and already on sale items). Additionally, with every new boat or new SUP purchase at full retail, you receive a $100.00 GRS store credit! Keep this credit on your account and use your $100.00 towards any full priced item in their inventory! Or you can use up to $100.00 of your demo rental fees towards the purchase of a new boat (boat demos start at $25/day - demo as many different boats as you'd like that day for that one $25 charge).

Mountain Equipment Recyclers

10% off in-store

Mountain Equipment Recyclers