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March & April Lessons




March & April Lessons

KAYAK BASICS AND SAFETY CLASS

 Introduction to Sea Kayaking
Most Saturdays and Sundays
Weekdays Classes Are Available

 

Meet at Sweetwater Kayaks at 9:30 am
Fee: $75.00 includes kayak, paddle, and PFD
Semi-Private Classes – up to six students.
  Get started with the basics in sea kayaking. Learn to launch your boat, get out & in your boat in deep water, basic paddle strokes and safety tips. And, we will have fun, too. The class is about three hours long.


Donna with student doing paddle float self-rescue.

             REGISTER at (727) 570-4844

March Lessons

BCU 2 Star Training
(Alias BEYOND THE BASICS TRAINING)

  • When:      Sat, March 8, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • Where:    The Shop at 9:30
  • Fee:        $99 with your own kayak
  •               $40 additional for kayak rental
  • Prerequisite: Basics and Safety Class.

Take your skills to the next level. We add edging for control, new strokes (Stern rudder, low brace turn, sculling for support, high recovery) and Eskimo rescues to what we covered in the Basics & Safety Class above.

Bring Lunch.      REGISTER at (727) 570-4844


New BCU 3 Star Training

(Skills for the coastal paddler)

  • When:     Sat, March 15, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
  • Where:    To Be Determined
  • Fee:        $99 with your own kayak
  •               $40 additional for kayak rental
  • Prerequisite: BCU 2 Star Training

Take your skills to a new level as we move from sheltered to open water. Basic navigation and boat control in wind and currents are explored.

Bring Lunch.      REGISTER at (727) 570-4844


Rolling Clinic

  • When     Sat, March 29, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Where:   The Shop half hour before your session
  • Fee:        $50 with your own kayak (1st session)
  •               $40 with your kayak for more sessions
  •               $40 additional for kayak rental

This class is tailored to your needs.  First time roller – this is for you.  Refining an existing roll – this is for you.  Want to learn an off-side roll – this is for you.  Individual hourly sessions will be scheduled on this day.

REGISTER at (727) 570-4844


Sit-On-Top Basics & Safety Class

  • When     Sun, March 30, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Where:   The Shop half hour before your session
  • Fee:        $75 with your own kayak

Get started with the basics in sea kayaking. Learn to launch your boat, get out & in your boat in deep water, basic paddle strokes and safety tips And, we will have fun, too. The class is about three hours long.
REGISTER at (727) 570-4844

Great Fun In A Sit-On-Top Kayak



April Lessons

TGIF Evening Rolling Clinic

  • When:       Friday, April 11, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Where:     The Shop at 9:30
  • Fee:           $50 with your own kayak (1st lesson)
  •                  $35 with your own kayak (additional lessons)
  •                  $40 additional for kayak rental

This class is tailored to your needs. First time roller – this is for you. Refining an existing roll – this is for you. Want to learn an off-side roll – this is for you. Individual hourly sessions will be scheduled on this day.
REGISTER at (727) 570-4844

BCU 2 Star Training
(Alias BEYOND THE BASICS TRAINING)

  • When:      Sat, April 12, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Where:    The Shop at 9:30
  • Fee:         $99 with your own kayak
  •                $40 additional for kayak rental
  • Prerequisite: Basics and Safety Class.

Take your skills to the next level. We add edging for control, new strokes (Stern rudder, low brace turn, sculling for support, high recovery) and Eskimo rescues to what we covered in the Basics & Safety Class above.

Bring Lunch.      REGISTER at (727) 570-4844


New BCU 3 Star Training

(Skills for the coastal paddler)

  • When:     Sat, April 26, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Where:    The Shop at 9:30
  • Fee:        $99 with your own kayak
  •               $40 additional for kayak rental
  • Prerequisite: BCU 2 Star Training

Take your skills to a new level as we move from sheltered to open water. Basic navigation and boat control in wind and currents are explored.
Bring Lunch.      REGISTER at (727) 570-4844


Sit-On-Top Basics & Safety Class

  • When     Sunday, April 27, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Where:   The Shop half hour before your session
  • Fee:        $75 with your own kayak

Get started with the basics in sea kayaking. Learn to launch your boat, get out & in your boat in deep water, basic paddle strokes and safety tips And, we will have fun, too. The class is about three hours long.
REGISTER at (727) 570-4844

Great Fun In A Sit-On-Top Kayak



Private Coaching

  • Fee: $65 per hour up to two paddlers
  • (2 hour minimum)
  • Call to set up your session







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