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REGISTRATION CLOSED – Intro to Kayaking
August 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am$30
Registration has CLOSED for this event. But please join us next time on Saturday, September 14th!
Have you ever wanted to learn how to maneuver a kayak? Well here is your chance. This two hour class, led by Kayaking Instructor, Melanie Pawlowski, introduces you to the parts of a kayak, how to hold and move a kayak paddle, how to enter and exit a kayak, ways to keep your balance while kayaking and, of course, how to get around on the water in a kayak. The Introduction to Kayaking class takes place right on the waters of Silver Lake.
Class size is limited. Pre-registration/payment is required (at least 2 days prior to program) in order to participate. To register, please scroll down, call 215-785-1177, or stop into the Visitors’ Building.
What to Wear: Closed-toe footwear that can get wet and muddy (no flip-flops); Comfortable clothing that can get wet; Hat; Sunglasses; Sun-block lotion.
What to Bring: Bottled Water/Sports Drink; Towel.
Restrictions: Our Kayaks are best suited for people between the height of 4ft 10in and 6ft 2in, and between 90 lbs. and 225 lbs. If you are over/under these guidelines, please call us to discuss alternate accommodations.