River Kayaking Classes

Person kayaking

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This course is designed to give the adventurous novice kayaker a taste of downriver paddling and there is no better place than the lower American River Parkway.  Thousands of people float this calm section of the river each summer making it the perfect playground for beginners to develop sound paddling, navigation and safety skills.  Our ACA certified instructors know just how to make each participant feel confident and safe regardless of their paddling experience...There's just something about the river which creates memories that last a lifetime!

Day 1: River Boat on Lake Natoma

Day 2: River Boat on the Lower American River (Sailor Bar - Rossmoor Bar)  

Length

6 Hours  

Pricing

Sac State Students Affiliate General Public

$100

$115

$125

Minimum Enrollment:

4

Maximum Enrollment:

12

Minimum Age Requirement:

12

What to Expect:

A swim test is required.

You will get wet! Bring a towel.
You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
Most appropriate shoes are tennis shoes.
NO FLIP FLOPS!
The Front Office staff can hold your keys during class.
Any other personal belongings may be stored in a $0.50 one-time use locker. (Takes 2 quarters)

Expect to arrive at least 15 minutes early to complete the registration and check-in process.

 

2018 Basic River Kayaking Class Schedule

 

SECTION
START DATE
END DATE
DAYS
TIME
RIVER 01
May 8
May 10
Tues & Thurs
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
RIVER 02
June 13
June 14
Wed & Thurs
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
RIVER 03
July 15
July 15
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
RIVER 04
July 18
July 19
Wed & Thurs
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
RIVER 05
July 28
July 29
Sat & Sun
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
RIVER 06
Aug 1
Aug 2
Wed & Thurs
4:00 pm -8:00 pm
 RIVER 07
Aug 14
Aug 16
Tues & Thurs
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 RIVER 08
Aug 28
Aug 30
Tues & Thurs
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 RIVER 09
Sept 8
Sept 9
Sat & Sun
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
RIVER 010 
Sept 22
Sept 23
Sat & Sun
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm