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2019 Kayak Beginner Class offered this April

beginning classes 2019
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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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