Date: June 8, 2019
Leader: Marlene Bertolozzi
Location: DuPage River, Shorewood (Hammel Woods)
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
This class will teach basic moving water skills that every river kayaker should have. Students will build on the skills learned in the Introduction to Paddling class, and will learn such maneuvers as upstream ferries, downstream ferries, eddy turns and peel outs.
Students will also receive instruction on reading the river and recognizing hazards.
PREREQUISITE: Students must have completed the PSC Introduction to Paddling class. If you have not attended the PSC Introduction to Kayaking class, you must contact the Lead Instructor, Marlene Bertolozzi, by clicking on the blue name link, before registering.
Early bird registration: $15 for PSC members, $35 for non-members (if registered by May 25)
Regular pricing: $20 for PSC members, $40 for non-PSC members (after May 25)
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.
ACA membership is required for participation. You will be asked to purchase a $5 one-day membership or supply your ACA member number at checkout.