2019 Kayak Beginner Class starts April 14
2019 Kayak Beginner Class: April 14th, 20th and 27th!
Sign up today to reserve your spot!
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.
- Whitewater helmet
- Wetsuit or drysuit as water will be cold!