Classes

Warm Water Rescue (Folsom Aquatic Center)
Kayak Basics: Lake Natoma (AM)
Kayak Basics: Lake Natoma (PM)
Beginning Sea Kayaking: Lake Natoma
Women's Sea Kayaking: Lake Natoma
Sea Kayaking II: Sacramento
Eppie's Great Race Practice Run
Intro To River Touring
Private Instruction - Sac
Kayak Rolling

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Warm Water Rescue Clinic for Sea Kayakers    $60
                 
Practice vital rescue skills and learn new techniques for re-entering your boat. In the warm, clean comfortable learning environment of an HEATED POOL.
Participants can refine their "T" rescue and Paddle-Float. We will have stirrup/slings available for those wishing to refine those rescues. You can experiment with these rescues, have fun learning, AND stay warm!

Classes are taught at the Folsom Aquatic Center at 1200 Riley Street, Folsom CA 95630

After October; Winter classes are taught on ~ Sundays from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.
Alternate location and dates: Richmond Plunge
Prerequisites: Beginning Sea Kayak or equivalent, plus recent paddling experience.

CALL (916) 851-3600 to schedule a private or group Warm Water Rescue Class

Upcoming Dates:
03/22/15    



Kayak Basics: Lake Natoma (AM)    $69
                 
Do you want to learn to paddle but are not sure where to start? This morning class will allow you to try out and learn about different types of kayaks, including Sea Kayaks (Touring kayaks), Recreational Kayaks, and Sit-on-Tops. Learn basic strokes and the differences between each boat type. This class also focuses on essential water safety, and how to maximize your fun!
Class runs from 9:00AM to 1:00PM.
Alternate Location: Kayak Basics: Oakland
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Prerequisites: Only the desire to learn! However, good physical condition is required to assure an enjoyable class. If you are not sure about your ability to handle this activity, please contact our Program Office at 800-366-9804. Note: The minimum age for Kayak Basics is 14 years; children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Future Dates To Be Announced



Kayak Basics: Lake Natoma (PM)    $69
                 

Do you want to learn to paddle but are not sure where to start? This afternoon class will allow you to try out and learn about different types of kayaks, including Sea Kayaks (Touring kayaks), Recreational Kayaks, and Sit-on-Tops. Learn basic strokes and the differences between each boat type. This class also focuses on essential water safety, and how to maximize your fun!
Class runs from 2PM to 6PM (autumn through spring)
Alternate Location: Kayak Basics: Oakland

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Prerequisites: Good physical condition is required to assure an enjoyable class. If you are not sure about your ability to handle this activity, please contact our Program Office at 800-366-9804. Note: The minimum age for Kayak Basics is 14 years; children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Future Dates To Be Announced



Beginning Sea Kayaking: Lake Natoma    $109
                 
Your ticket to the wonderful world of sit inside kayaking! We teach you the basic strokes and efficient rescue techniques necessary for paddling closed deck kayaks on any type of water; graduates of this class are qualified to rent boats and participate in more advanced classes and trips. With three locations to choose from - Oakland Estuary, Half Moon Bay and Lake Natoma - we have the ideal kayaking classroom for you. Includes wet suit and paddling gear, and free rental coupon for a future trip!
Class duration: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Alternate Location: Beginning Sea Kayaking: Oakland
Alternate Location: Beginning Sea Kayaking: Half Moon Bay

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Prerequisites: Kayak Basics (or equivalent program) recommended. No previous kayaking experience is required; however, good physical condition is important to ensure an enjoyable class. The minimum age for Beginning Sea Kayaking is 14 years; children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Future Dates To Be Announced



Women's Beginning Sea Kayaking: Lake Natoma    $109
                 
The women's ticket to the wonderful world of kayaking! This Beginning Sea Kayaking class designed for women and taught by women will teach you basic strokes and efficient rescue techniques necessary for paddling closed deck kayaks on any type of water. Graduates of this class are qualified to rent boats and participate in more advanced classes and trips. Includes wetsuit, paddling gear, and free rental coupon for a future trip! Take advantage of the distinctive dynamics found only in this specialized introductory class.
Prerequisites: Must be female with the desire to learn! Note: The minimum age is 14 years; children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Future Dates To Be Announced



Sea Kayaking II: Sacramento    $109
                 
In this inspiring class we work extensively on boat lean and edging for ultimate control and maneuverability. We also review rescues in open water, introduce basic navigation techniques and fine tune your paddle strokes. This class is the stepping stone to the Surf Zone and beyond.
Class duration: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Alternate locations: Half Moon Bay, Oakland Estuary
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Prerequisites: Beginning Sea Kayaking (or equivalent; you must have practiced wet-exit and rescue procedures). Recent paddling STRONGLY recommended, such as twice paddling in the previous 2 months.

Future Dates To Be Announced



Eppie's Great Race Practice Run    $69
                 
During this lesson, we will paddle the entire Eppies Great Race course (from Sunrise to River Bend Park), refining your stroke technique and looking for the fastest lines down the river. There will be no surprises come race day after completion of this course. All gear included.
Start time:
Sunday, 6/22/14 ~ 9:00 AM
Wednesday, 7/09/14 ~ 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: Kayak Basics, or previous Eppies Great Race Clinics.

Future Dates To Be Announced



Intro To River Touring    $79
                 
Open up a new world of paddling options - learn how to safely paddle recreational and sea kayaks on the moving water of the Lower American River. This class will show you how to get the most enjoyment out of your boat while learning how to paddle safely and avoid common river hazards.
Class duration: 9:00am - 4:00pm
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Prerequisites: Beginning Sea Kayaking (or equivalent; you must have practiced wet-exit and rescue procedures within the year).

Future Dates To Be Announced



Private Instruction - Sac   
        
Tailored to fit your learning style and pace -- and your personal schedule -- private instruction allows you to get exactly what you want out of a class. You can also request your favorite instructor time and time again!
Please call us at 800-366-9804 to set your class up.
Prices are per person, per day.
1/2 Day Rates
1 Student: $179
2 Students: $129
Full Day Rates
1 Student: $279
2 Students: $149
3 Students $129

More than 2 students usually requires a full day of instruction to complete a prescribed curriculum, and full-day rates apply. With 6 or more students, normal rates may apply. Please call for confirmation.
Prerequisites: none

Future Dates To Be Announced

 


Kayak Rolling   
        

Build your confidence and learn to roll! Rolling is the safest and fastest self rescue technique available for white water paddlers and sea kayakers. We have heated pools in Folsom and the Bay Area for the most comfortable learning environment.
In Folsom; Spring sessions are scheduled for Sundays from 2:00pm-4:00pm ~ BEGINNING MARCH 2015
Sign Up for Folsom roll class here!

Sign Up for Richmond roll class here!.

Note: Kayak rolling is normally taught in whitewater kayaks due to space limitations in the pool and to facilitate the learning process. Please call us if you wish to use a sea kayak for your session.
Practice Only Sessions (no instructor): $10 pool fee with your own kayak (paid to CCK); sea kayaks welcome. Separate $10 fee for whitewater kayak rental. Call (916) 851-3600 to reserve a kayak for practice; space is limited!
PLEASE CLICK ON THE APPROPRIATE CLASS LOCATION LINK TO SEE UPCOMING DATES, OR TO SIGN UP.
Prerequisites: There is no prerequisite for this class; however, previous paddling experience is highly recommended. Your progression will be quicker if you have completed Beginning Sea Kayaking or Whitewater 101.