Classes

Stand Up Paddleboarding 101 (Oakland)
Stand Up Paddleboarding 101 (Sacramento)
Stand Up Paddleboarding 101 (HMB)
SUP 201 (Oakland)
Introduction to SUP Downwind Paddling (Oakland)
SUP Full Moon Paddle ~ Lake Natoma
SUP Full Moon Paddle ~ Bring Your Own Board (BYOB)
SUP Yoga AM (Sacramento)
SUP Yoga PM (Sacramento)
Wednesday Eve SUP Social (Sacramento)
Pre-Race SUP Clinic (Sacramento)
SUPYOGA: with Natali Zollinger



Stand Up Paddleboarding 101 (Oakland)    $79
                  
By now you've probably seen Stand Up Paddlers, seemingly walking on water! Check out this wonderful new sport! Give Stand Up Paddling a try in our introductory SUP class. SUPing has become incredibly popular in a few short years because it's so fun, easy, and another GREAT way to get on the water. (It's good for you, too.) No previous paddling or surfing experience is necessary. This 3-hour session in the sheltered water of the Oakland Estuary (launching from our dock at Jack London Square) will get you started, and you'll be cruising in style in no time. Our SUP boards are great for novices - great for rentals, too, once you've completed the class.
Start time: 9:00 am
Private lessons may be scheduled upon request; private instruction rates are $179 for 1 student, $129 per person for 2 students; $99 per person for 3 students. With 4 or more, normal rates apply. Limited to 5 persons maximum.
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Prerequisites: Prerequisites: Good physical condition is important to assure an enjoyable class; however, no previous SUP experience is necessary. The minimum age for the SUP 101 is 14 years; children under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Private lessons for children under 14 can be arranged upon request.

Upcoming Dates:
08/03/14     08/17/14     09/06/14    



Stand Up Paddleboarding 101 (Sacramento)    $79
                  
By now you've probably seen Stand Up Paddlers, seemingly walking on water! Check out this wonderful new sport! Give Stand Up Paddling a try in our introductory SUP class. SUPing has become incredibly popular in a few short years because it's so fun, easy, and another GREAT way to get on the water. (It's good for you, too.) No previous paddling or surfing experience is neccessary. This 3-hour session in the sheltered water of Lake Natoma will get you started, and you'll be crusing in style in no time. Our SUP boards are great for novices - great for rentals, too, once you've completed the class.
Start time: 10AM
Private lessons can be scheduled upon request; private instruction is $79/hour per person, limited to 5 persons maximum. (2 hours minimum for private sessions).
Accept Credit Cards

Prerequisites: Good physical condition is important to assure an enjoyable class; however, no previous SUP experience is necessary. The minimum age for the SUP 101 is 14 years; children under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Private lessons for children under 14 can be arranged upon request.

Upcoming Dates:
08/03/14     08/10/14     08/17/14     08/31/14     09/07/14     09/14/14     09/27/14     10/12/14    



Stand Up Paddleboarding 101 (Half Moon Bay)    $79
                  
By now you've probably seen Stand Up Paddlers, seemingly walking on water! Check out this wonderful new sport! Give Stand Up Paddling a try in our introductory SUP class. SUPing has become incredibly popular in a few short years because it's so fun, easy, and another GREAT way to get on the water. (It's good for you, too.) No previous paddling or surfing experience is necessary. This 3-hour session in the sheltered water of Pillar Point Harbor will get you started, and you'll be cruising in style in no time. Our SUP boards are great for novices - great for rentals, too, once you've completed the class.
Start time: 9AM
Private lessons can be scheduled upon request; private instruction is $79/hour per person, limited to 5 persons maximum. (2 hours minimum for a private session).
Accept Credit Cards

Prerequisites: Good physical condition is important to assure an enjoyable class; however, no previous SUP experience is necessary. The minimum age for the SUP 101 is 14 years; children under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Private lessons for children under 14 can be arranged upon request.

Future Dates To Be Announced



SUP 201 (Oakland)    $79
                  
You've had some solid instruction in SUP and are now ready to develop the skills needed to paddle effectively in wind, waves and current! We'll review fundamental stroke technique, then get you practicing new moves that will have your board dancing on the water with maneuvers such as: nose rudder, cross-board draw, paddling in the surfer stance, and bracing strokes. As we paddle out into the Oakland Estuary, "blending strokes" becomes more natural while practicing upwind, downwind and cross wind paddling. It's all about moving your board where you want it, and having more fun while doing it!
Start time: 9:00 am
Private lessons can be scheduled upon request; private instruction is $79/hour per person, limited to 5 persons maximum. (2 hours minimum for private sessions).
Accept Credit Cards

Prerequisites: SUP 101, or equivalent training. Good physical condition is important to assure an enjoyable class; The minimum age for this class is 14 years; children under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Private lessons for children under 14 can be arranged upon request.

Upcoming Dates:
08/31/14    



Introduction to SUP Downwind Paddling (Oakland)    $89
                  
There is nothing more fun than paddling a Stand Up Paddleboard downwind! Join SUP experts Matt Palmariello and Jeff Burton for an introduction to the skills and knowledge required to make your downwind paddle session fun and safe! Participants need previous SUP experience and should already be comfortable paddling a SUP in a controlled manner in light winds. After discussing some theory, safety, necessary preparation, and a warm-up in calm water, we will embark on a short (approximately 90 minute) downwind paddle!
Duration: 4 hours (2:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
Location: Oakland Estuary
Prerequisites: SUP 201, or equivalent training. Participants need previous SUP experience and should already be comfortable paddling a SUP in a controlled manner in light winds. Good physical condition is important to assure an enjoyable class! The minimum age for this clinic is 14 years; children under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. If you are not sure about your abilities to handle such an activity, please call our Program Office at 800-366-9804.

Future Dates To Be Announced



SUP Full Moon Paddle ~ Lake Natoma    $39
                  
Join us for a relaxing paddle while we watch the moon rise over the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Stars and moon shimmer with every dip of the paddle in the mirror like surface of the lake, as night herons, beaver, and paddlers become a part of the night sky. CCK has special permission from the State Park service allowing us to stay on the water after normal park hours. CCK provides all the paddling equipment.

If you want to participate and use your own board for a discounted rate; please sign up for the SUP Full Moon Paddle Natoma ~ With Your Own Board (BYOB)
CAUTION: In addition to purchasing a parking pass or annual Parks Pass, you will need to obtain an "After Hours Paddling Pass" from our guide or you will be ticketed by State Parks. No exceptions!

NOTE: SUP Moonlight Paddles launch at Willow Creek on Lake Natoma. Start times will differ as moon rise times and dates change, please PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO YOUR SPECIFIC START DATE and TIME:
START TIMES:
June 13 - 7:30 PM
July 12 - 7:30 PM
August 9 - 7:30 PM
September 6 - 6:30 PM
October 10 - 6:00 PM

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Prerequisites: SUP 101 (or equivalent) for all SUP participants; Trip not suitable for first timers Good physical condition is required to assure an enjoyable trip.
Trips may be cancelled due to poor weather.




SUP Full Moon Paddle ~ Natoma ~ W/ Your Own SUP    $15
                  
Sign up here for the Lake Natoma SUP Full Moon Paddle ONLY IF YOU ARE BRINGING YOUR OWN Stand Up Paddleboard.
If you wish to use one of our boards, please sign up for the SUP Full Moon Paddle on Lake Natoma.

Please note that our job is to ensure the enjoyment and safety of the entire group. As such the following requirements have been instituted to make that possible.

~ You must sign up in advance and be listed on our roster in order to participate in this event, or you must bring a copy of your confirmation letter that is emailed to you upon booking a reservation.

~ Our guides are responsible for your safety and conduct while in the State Park after hours. All participants must stay with the group for the duration of the event.
~ You must obtain from our guide a "State Parks / After Hours Paddling Pass", failure to obtain and display this pass along side your State Park Parking Pass will result in a parking ticket being issued by the State Park!
~ You must return the 'After Hours Paddling Pass' after the completion of the paddle, this is a State Owned pass and unauthorized possession or use is prohibited by the State Park.

NOTE: Moonlight Paddles launch at Willow Creek on Lake Natoma. Start times will differ as moon rise times and dates change, please PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO YOUR SPECIFIC START DATE and TIME:
START TIMES:

START TIMES:
April 12 - 6:30 PM
May 11 - 7:00 PM
June 13 - 7:30 PM
July 12 - 7:30 PM
August 9 - 7:30 PM
September 6 - 6:30 PM
October 10 - 6:00 PM

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Prerequisites: Your OWN Stand Up Paddle Board and Equipment are required for this trip. Completion of SUP 101 or equivalent experience are required to participate in this trip. This trip is niot suitable for first timers. Good physical condition (Ability to paddle at least 4 miles on 2 hours) is required to assure an enjoyable trip.
Trips may be cancelled due to poor weather; CCK will contact you if we decide to cancel




SUP Yoga AM (Sacramento)   
        
For newbies or experienced yoga practitioners.
This class will ease you into stand up paddle boarding and SUP yoga. Enjoy a relaxing morning yoga paddle session on serene Lake Natoma. Enjoy the calm and serene water and cool morning temperatures as you exercise your body, mind and spirit. This class starts with a short on shore lesson followed by an enjoyable time spent in the calm protected cove at Willow Creek on Lake Natoma. Here we will learn and practice a set of yoga postures geared towards connecting your body, breath and mind. It is a guaranteed stress reliever that will leave you feeling empowered and centered. Date and Time: The morning SUP Yoga sessions run from 9am - 11am on the day indicated.
Our SUP boards are great for novices - great for rentals, too, once you've completed the class.
Private lessons can be scheduled upon request; private instruction is $79/hour per person, limited to 5 persons maximum. (2 hours minimum for private sessions).
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Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this class. However good flexibility and some range of motion are helpful in attaining the full benefit of this class. Please call us if you have any reservations about your ability to participate in this great class.

Upcoming Dates:
08/17/14     08/22/14    



SUP Yoga PM (Sacramento)    $49
                  
For newbies or experienced yoga practitioners.
This class will ease you into stand up paddle boarding and SUP yoga. Enjoy a relaxing morning yoga paddle session on serene Lake Natoma. Enjoy the calm and serene water and cool morning temperatures as you exercise your body, mind and spirit. This class starts with a short on shore lesson followed by an enjoyable time spent in the calm protected cove at Willow Creek on Lake Natoma. Here we will learn and practice a set of yoga postures geared towards connecting your body, breath and mind. It is a guaranteed stress reliever that will leave you feeling empowered and centered. Date and Time: The evening SUP Yoga sessions run from 6pm - 8pm on the day indicated.
Our SUP boards are great for novices - great for rentals, too, once you've completed the class.
Private lessons can be scheduled upon request; private instruction is $79/hour per person, limited to 5 persons maximum. (2 hours minimum for private sessions).
Accept Credit Cards

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this class. However good flexibility and range of motion are important to get the most out of this great class.

Upcoming Dates:
08/11/14     08/25/14    



Wednesday Evening SUP Social (Sacramento)    $29
                  
Let CCK help you get over the mid-week hump. Join CCK for a relaxing evening social paddle experience on a Stand Up Paddle Board. The great thing about SUP (Stand Up Paddling) is that you get a great, low impact work out without even knowing it is happening. Relax in the warm summer evening temperatures; meet new friends, pick up some great paddling tips and techniques. Don't let this summer pass you by sitting on the couch in you air conditioning. Cool off at the Lake on a SUP.
Join the paddle for only $10 with your own board and paddle!! ~ Bring cash and pay at the paddle
Location: Willow Creek on Lake Natoma
TIME: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Please arrive at least 15 min early. We are on the water by 6:15 PM. PLEASE BE ON TIME - IT IS IMPRACTICAL FOR THE GROUP TO WAIT FOR LATE ARRIVALS!
Prerequisites: In order to ensure safe group management and an enjoyable session for all participants, previous SUP experience or completion of our SUP 101 class are required. Fist time Stand Up Paddlers should sign up for our SUP 101 class, or first rent a SUP from California Canoe & Kayak at Willow Creek before joining the Social Paddle.

Upcoming Dates:
07/30/14    



Pre-Race SUP Clinic (Sacramento)    $49
                  
Are you into SUP racing? Want to learn work on your turns? Need to improve your close quarters paddle stroke? Come join us for a Pre-Race SUP tune up clinic. We will work on body position, engaging the core, stroke cadence, bow steering, cross-bow forward-strokes, and buoy turns. This two hour race primer will take you out of you normal paddle rut and put you on the right path for success in your next race. Weather you are new to racing & fitness or a seasoned racer you can benefit from this class.
LOCATION: Willow Creek on Lake Natoma
TIME: Varies with dates: See below for list of dates and times:
Clinic dates:
6/22/14 ~ 2:00pm. Clinic takes place at our Annual Paddlefest event. Free with Paddlefest entry, all others must sign up. (This class will take place at Nimbus Flats during Paddlefest; all other Pre-Race Clinics will take place at Willow Creek)

6/27/14; 6:00pm-8:00pm
7/11/14; 6:00pm-8:00pm
8/8/14; 6:00pm-8:00pm
9/19/14; 6:00pm-8:00pm
Prerequisites: You must have taken our SUP 101 and have recent paddling experience. Good physical condition is important to assure an enjoyable class! . This clinic is not suitable for SUP novices. If you have some SUP experience, but are new to racing we are glad to have your participation.
Upcoming Dates:
08/06/14     09/17/14    


 
 
 
 


SUPYOGA: with Natali Zollinger   
        
This 75 minute session offers anyone an excellent challenge to their practice by incorporating basics poses like seated and standing twists to advanced poses like arm balances and Inversions. SUP YOGA is a new and exciting way to practice off the mat, out of the studio, and onto the water by challenging your mental and physical balance. Location Oakland Estuary
Start time: 9AM
About the instructor, Natali Zollinger
Prerequisites: SUP 101 or equivalent experience recommended.

Upcoming Dates:
08/23/14