We will meet at the Philadelphia Canoe Club, 8:30 a.m. on August 24.
This course is designed for students with little or no formal kayak training. Lessons will include basic strokes, safety and rescue on flat and moving water. Training will be conducted on the Schuylkill River. Reservations and payment must be received 5 days in advance of the course date.
CLASS LOCATION: Philadelphia Canoe Club, 4900 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19128 (directions below)
HOW TO DRESS: Be prepared to be wet all day. Clothing suggestion: Quick Drying Shorts and Shirt, Swimsuit, windbreaker or rainjacket, closed water shoes or sneakers (no sandals or barefeet).
THINGS TO BRING: Lunch. We will eat at the clubhouse. Our kitchen has a refrigerator, stove and microwave. Change of clothes, towel, noseplugs (may make you more comfortable), strap to secure glasses, sunblock, snacks and drinking water in unbreakable bottle. You may use the shower at the conclusion of the day.