Kayaking Made Easy
Lifelong Learning

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Inflatable kayaks are a great way to learn how to paddle. Sturdy and forgiving, this craft allows beginners to feel comfortable on the river and advance quickly with their paddling skills. This introductory class will provide students with training in river safety, paddling strokes, reading whitewater, river rescue, and how to care for inflatable kayaking equipment. Class starts with dry land training and then flat water practice to prepare students for paddling the Weber River--a class I to II stretch that is a perfect challenge for new paddlers. Small rapids and rock gardens will provide us with plenty of opportunities to practice our paddling skills. Join us for a fun day of paddling on the Weber River, just 45 minutes from SLC.

Questions? Call Lifelong Learning at 801-587-5433 or use our online form.

Class Sections For Kayaking Made Easy (LLREC 777)

Summer 2021 Section 1, Starting on: 06/20/2021

This is an in-person class and meets outside. All in-person interactions require mask-wearing and 6 feet of physical distancing. Students are responsible for bringing a kayak and additional equipment (helmet, paddle, air pump, and PFD type III life jacket). Inflatable kayak packages can be rented from the University of Utah Campus Recreation Services or a sporting goods shop; please reserve early. Students must be comfortable riding in a socially distanced shuttle from the river take-out point to their parked vehicle. Class is limited to 12.

Date(s) Day Time Location
06/20/21 Su 9:00 am -4:00 pm SLC UT
Tuition: $119.00 + Special Fee: $10.00 = $129.00       Materials List

Instructor: BRUCE CHRISTENSON

Registration for this class will close on 06/20/2021 at 3:00 p.m.

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