This Kayaking 101 program is designed for anyone interested in kayaking, particularly beginners. An instructor certified by the American Canoe Association will teach you the basics of kayaking during this three hour session. You will learn kayak safety, boarding kayaks, paddling strokes and basic paddling maneuvers.
The training is limited to six participants and is $25 per person. Members of the Friends of Dunns Creek get a $10 discount! Kayak, paddle and Personal Flotation Device (PFD) rentals are included in the training fee. Kayaking is a water sport so expect to get wet and dress accordingly. There are no refunds available for the training, unless another participant can fill the spot.
Directions: The training will be held on Lake Broward at the Lake Broward Recreation Area on N. Broward Ave. in Pomona Park near Dunns Creek State Park.
Registration is required. Register by visiting www.Kayaking101.eventbrite.com or by contacting the park office at 386-329-3721. For more information, contact Sam Carr at 386-937-3901. For more about Dunns Creek State Park or Florida State Parks visit, www.FloridaStateParks.org.