*ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. CALL SHOP TO SEE IF THERE ARE ANY VACANCIES*
This class is all about getting you comfortable enough in and around a kayak to hop on the opportunity to paddle when it arises. These are small classes, no more than 10 students, so it is a great time for specialized instruction that goes beyond the basics.
Learn the different parts of the kayak
Learn about the different types of kayaks
Learn about paddles (materials, length, blade shape)
Talk about proper planning for a day on the water
Get comfortable in the kayak
Learn different paddle strokes
Learn how test stability of each baot.
Learn to "fall" out of your kayak safely
Learn how to get you and others back in if they fall out
Practice and apply paddle strokes
Talk about other safety considerations
Have all your questions answered
Meet at Alum Creek
Howard Boat Launch
*PFD’s/Lifejackets must be worn while on water
*Dress to get wet; shoes are highly recommended
*Always wear sunscreen and carry water
**If there is impending bad weather, we will reschedule or you will be able to transfer your registration to another program
**We will announce any cancelations due to weather at least two hours in advance on our website. Check event status on our website, Facebook, or call the shop 614-447-8902
***Online registration closes 24 hours ahead of event or when full. Call the shop to see if there are any vacancies.
Clintonville Outfitters' Cancellation Policy
A lot of planning and prep go into making these programs the best possible experience that you can have. Due to that, we have to implement a cancellation policy that will ensure costs are covered and all participants get the most out of the program.
Cancel up to 30 Days in Advance – 100% Refund
Cancel up to 14 days in Advance – 75% Refund
Cancel up to 7 days in Advance - 50% Refund
Cancel 48 hours in Advance – No Refund