|There are 3 sections of this class|
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Resident, School District Resident: 03/18/2019 @ 6:00 AM - 07/25/2019 @ 10:30 AM
Non-Resident: 03/27/2019 @ 6:00 AM - 07/25/2019 @ 10:30 AM
|Ages:||5 years to 12 years|
Adult Programs Fees: $19.00 (Required)
Applicable discounts not applied and Taxes included in price.
Paddle in the City is a community based introductory kayak guided paddling course series offered by HERO USA. All HERO instructors are ACA certified instructors. We offer the ACA quick start to paddling curriculum designed for novice paddlers. The course is intended to introduce the participants to kayaking and canoeing. There must be a minimum of 10 participants in order to run this class. Children are required to register w/ a parent or guardian.
Participants will be participating in a guided paddle from the new access point at Amberleigh park to the take out point at 6245 Kiwanis Riverway Park. This section of the Scioto is gentle with some small riffles. There is an opportunity to catch some wildlife: Many bird species including blue herons and hawks, ducks, turtles and potentially a beaver or even a deer.
Participants will have the ability to choose wither a single kayak or a tandem kayak with a partner. HERO USA instructors will cover all the basic safety aspects of paddling. Students will learn the proper technique for operating their boat and on water instruction on navigation.
We ask that students bring water, sunscreen, a change of clothes and a towel and wear close toed shoes or water shoes (no flip flops).
HERO USA is a 501©3 non profit organization who offers outdoor adventure sports training to under resourced youth. Our partners include The Boys and Girls Club of Columbus and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio. A portion of the proceeds of Paddle in the City classes are allocated to offering this same program free of charge to our community youth participants.
Children are required to register w/ a parent or guardian to participate in this program. Adults register utilizing program number 346009.
Total Enrolled: (8), Max Count: (4)