7/28/16 Quick Start Kayak Class (QK4)

Kayaking Class Information

 Please use this as a checklist for the trip.

Quick Start Kayaking This class provides a low-key, brief introduction to the sport. We cover basic water safety, boat design, and boat handling. Please check with us as to dates and to sign up. Prerequisites: None. Trip length: 3 hours. Meeting time: TBD. Dates: See Calendar. Cost: $35.

  Class: quick start kayaking

 Time:  Please be prompt and ready to go at   5:00 pm  Event calendar

  Location: Thermalito Forebay (Aquatic Center).

 We paddle rain or shine.

  What to bring:

We can supply paddling equipment such as boats, paddles, and splash jackets.

·         Please bring clothing layers appropriate for your comfort, weather, and water conditions:

·         Inner layer (or rash gard) that dries fast and keeps you warm when wet (synthetic fabrics, such as polypropylene, polyester, fleece, or wool, no cotton! ).  This can be a long sleeve T-shirt, shorts, and bathing suit, warm hat, and watershoes or booties.

·         Insulation layer (depends on class, season, and condition, usually optional for beginner classes): wetsuit.  Wetsuits and booties rentals are available at Adventure Outings (CSUC) for $8/day (417 Cherry Street, 530-898-5034).

·         Wind and Water Protection: A splash layer such as nylon rainjacket, splash jacket or dry-top/bottoms.  

·         Water.

·         Hat (for sun), Sunglasses (and something to attach them to you), Sunscreen/lip balm

·         Dry clothes to change into.

·         Food for lunch or snacks.


Please contact Dan Efseaff (519-6301) if you have any questions or special needs.  See you on the water!