In this experiential course presented by Kayak Tillamook County, you will learn the basics of what to do when (not if ) you capsize in your kayak. Both ‘self recovery’ and ‘assisted recovery’ scenarios will be demonstrated and practiced. Basic safety gear will be provided for show and tell – their uses explained and general safety advice offered. All Equipment is provided (PFD, paddle, kayaks). 18 yrs and older (Adults Only)
Time allowing, we will also experiment with a few paddle technique – Bracing and Sculling. Fun! Fun!
12:00 noon – Kayak Washing ( if bringing own kayak )
1:00pm – 4:00pm Pool Session ( Heated Pool !! )
Kayak Wet Exit & Re-Entry Course
Saturday, April 29th ($20/person)
Advance Registration Required with YMCA. Class size limited – call Kelly Benson 503-842-9622 ext: 111 or email: email@example.com