This is a great opportunity to come out and learn or refine your paddling skills with ACA-Certified Instructors and have access to quality & new sea kayaks.
Enjoy the day at Whalon Lake Naperville/ Bolingbrook in a protected waterway established for outdoor recreation. The class will include a comprehensive off and on-water skills review. After acquiring the basics, enjoy your time paddling off into the natural inlets and wildlife Whalon Lake has to offer.
Beginner or Refresher + Rental: ACA-L1 Kayak Class.
This is a great class for the beginner or one in need of refreshing or fine tuning their skills. Class includes Rental of Kayak, as well as comprehensive on-land & on-water instruction. Class will include all areas of kayak skills attainment, safety, etiquette, water-way rules, and basic information on kayaks and the paddling sport.
Class Skills Focus:
Basic Kayak Essential Strokes and proper Kayaking Form:Forward, Reverse, Sweep, Pivot Turn, &
Draws.Proper Body Alignment, Paddler's Box, and Stroke Techniques.
Advanced Maneuvers & 1:1 Skills and Assessments
Please bring a snack and a lunch. Please bring sunscreen, hat, and water.
Proper clothing (non-cotton) and extra clothes should be weather appropriate.