Introduction to Kayaking
Intended for the novice kayaker who wants to learn the basic paddling skills.
Setting: outside, please dress appropriately for weather and also bring water shoes, a bathing suite, sunscreen, water.
Effort level: moderate, with few instances of relatively high intensity throughout the course.
Duration: approximately 2 hours
Hazards and Safety
Adjustments and trim
Enter & Exit a kayak from dock and from shore
Paddling skills: basic strokes and maneuvers
Managing wind and waves (basics)
All necessary equipment is provided by ORCC.
Please note our cancellation policy:
- 2 weeks prior to the start of the program will receive a full refund less a $15 non-refundable administration fee.
- less than 2 weeks to the start of the program will be issued a credit only. However, you can always reschedule for another session or receive full credit towards other programs.