Teen Paddling Intensive

skill level:   intermediate
ages:   Youth entering grades 9-12
price:   $300.00
prerequisite:   Previous canoe and kayak experience, ability to swim at least 50 meters continuously, and tread water for at least 1 minute

Take your paddling skills to the next step in this skills-focused paddling course for teens. Participants will work on perfecting strokes, boat control, rescue skills, and undertake longer-distance paddling adventures. We'll also work on navigation, learn about water hazards, and get some practice on moving water. We will primarily focus on the disciplines of canoeing and kayaking.

Note: In case wind or water quality do not cooperate, we will use alternative backup locations. For courses at Esther Beach, backup locations are Olbrich Park or Rutabaga Paddlesports. For courses at Olbrich Park, backup locations are are Esther Beach or Rutabaga Paddlesports Class will meet at Esther Beach Park. On the third day, we will load up in the Rutabaga van and take a day trip to the Lower Yahara River to put our skills together.

There are currently no available sessions for this class.

Required Forms
Each person attending Rutabaga classes must read and sign the Waiver of Liability form and the Student Health Info form. Please download each form for each participant and bring the signed documents with you when you come to class. Thanks!

Student Equipment List
Student Health Info
Liability Waiver
Pickup Form
Transportation Permission Form