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Date:
June 26, 2019
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
Pinicon Ridge Park - Watercraft Riverside Area
Address:
4729 Horseshoe Falls Rd
Central City, IA 52214
Contact:
319-892-6485
Cost:
$10/Person
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Beginner Kayak Basics

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Have you purchased a new kayak? Would you like some education to help you to become a better, more skilled paddler? The backwaters at Pinicon Ridge Park are a great place to practice and learn about open water kayaking, but in a controlled setting rather than out on a river channel where current would need to be addressed. Join ACA certified kayak instructors as we cover Personal Flotation Devices (PFD), equipment, river etiquette, where to paddle, and safety. We will practice basic strokes, graceful entry and exit of a kayak, and more. Participants provide their own kayaks. Everyone will be required to be wear a PFD and dress to get wet. A towel and dry clothes to change into is recommended. Water shoes are suggested, but an old pair of sneakers would work also. Flip flops are strongly discouraged. Youth 10 and up are welcome but must be supervised by an adult.