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Moving Water II Kayaking

  • 2017-06-18
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Marge Cline Park, Yorkville, IL

 

Date:       June 18, 2017
Leader:    Marlene Bertolozzi
Location:  Marge Cline Whitewater Park, Yorkville, IL
Skill Level:  Advanced Beginner
Category:     Instruction

This class will build on the moving water skills that were learned in Introduction to Kayaking and Moving Water I. Students will practice the maneuvers such as upstream ferries, downstream ferries, eddy turns and peel outs in the class 2 rapid at the Marge Cline Whitewater Park in Yorkville.

Students will also receive instruction on reading the river and recognizing hazards.

PREREQUISITE: Students must have completed the PSC Introduction to Paddling and Moving Water 1 classes. If you have not attended the PSC Introduction to Kayaking class and Moving Water 1 classes, you must contact the Lead Instructor, Marlene Bertolozzi, by clicking on the blue name link, before registering.

Pricing:

Early bird registration: $15 for PSC members, $35 for non-members (if registered by June 3)

Regular pricing: $20 for PSC members, $40 for non-PSC members (after June 3)

Helmets and spray skirts will be required for this class.

Participants will need to bring their own boat, paddle, PFD, snacks, lunch, and all personal items. Instructors will contact participants prior to the event with special instructions or equipment needs.

Registration will close on June 13 at 5 pm.

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