River Kayaking Classes

Person kayaking

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

$110

$120





Minimum Enrollment:

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.

 

2017 Basic River Kayaking Class Schedule

SECTION
DAYS
TIME
START DATE
END DATE
RIVER 01
Tues / Thurs
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
May 9
May 11
RIVER 02
Wed / Thurs
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
June 7
June 8
RIVER 03
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
July 9
July 9
RIVER 04
Tues / Thurs
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
July 25
July 27
RIVER 05
Sat / Sun
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
July 29
July 30
RIVER 06
Wed / Thurs
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
August 2
August 3
 RIVER 07
Tues / Thurs
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm 
August 15
August 17
 RIVER 08
Tues / Thurs 
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm 
September 5
 September 7
 RIVER 09
Sat / Sun
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm 
 September 9
 September 10
RIVER 010 
Wed / Thurs
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm 
 September 20
 September 21