Come learn the essential skills and knowledge the novice kayaker or “never been before but always wanted to try it” paddler needs for recreational kayaking. One day of on-the-water instruction covers a variety of kayaking fundamentals from safety equipment, rescue techniques, smooth entering and exiting, to weather and water conditions, and more. Learn the basic types of kayaks and how to select the one that is best for you. Kayaks, paddles, and PFD’s for all on-the-water instruction will be provided. *PLEASE READ UPDATED COVID-19 INFORMATION BELOW*
Instructors: Bill and Katelyn Allen
Section I: Saturday, 5/22, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Section II: Saturday, 5/29, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Rain Date: Saturday, 6/5, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Meet at Sebago Trails Paddling Co., Raymond
Fee: $29 per section
*Sebago Trails Paddling Co. is a business allowed to be open under the State of Maine guidelines. Below we have listed how they are operating in a safe way. It is also listed on their website: https://sebagotrails.com/important-message-covid-19/ to easily share with any concerned individuals. Paddle sports are a great way to get out and still keep a safe distance from others.
- We ask all guests to use hand sanitizer and wash their hands frequently.
- Wear a face-covering when indoors or when unable to maintain social distancing.
- We have taken additional measures to increase our usual cleaning protocols. All life jackets, paddles, and equipment will be thoroughly sanitized before each use. All public spaces including bathrooms, rental desk, retail space, and doorknobs will be sanitized hourly.
- We are mandating employees take precautionary health measures and continually monitor their health to ensure compliance. Measures include frequent hand washing, social distancing, and staying home when sick.