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Kayak Rolling: Northern California Swimstitute
5 Day Full Immersion - Trinity River
Whitewater 101: American River (2 Day Class)
Whitewater 201: American River (2 Day Class)
Whitewater 101 and 201 Combo: (4 Day Class)
Whitewater 301: American River (2 Day Class)
Custom Classes / Private Whitewater Instruction
Kids Day (Ages 7-12)

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Kayak Rolling - Northern California Swimstitute    $60
                  
Alternate location, in the Bay Area: Kayak Rolling: Oakland

PLEASE NOTE: Sacramento area roll classes and open roll practice is now held at the heated/indoor pool at "Northern California Swimstitute"...right next door to our shop in Rancho Cordova.
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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 the Sacramento and Bay Area for the most comfortable learning environment.
Class Day and Time: Every Friday evening from 6:30pm-8:30pm
Please pay close attention to date/day and class time of your reservation. Rolling Students who have signed up for the Class should meet the instructor at the pool at 6:30pm.
Open Roll Practice Only Sessions (non-instructional) are 7:00pm-8:30pm: YOU MUST RINSE OFF YOUR BOAT INSIDE AND OUT PRIOR TO ENTERING POOL ~ a hose is available for this purpose at both the CCK boat house as well as the rear of the building at the Swimstitute. Practice rollers pay $10 pool fee (with your own kayak) - pay fee directly to the Swimstitute staff upon arrival. Drop ins welcome. If you need to rent a Whitewater boat for a practice session, please call or drop by the CCK retail shop before 6pm (subject to availability)...CCK Sac Shop - (916) 851-3600.
Note: Kayak rolling is taught in whitewater kayaks due to space limitations in the pool and to facilitate the learning process.

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Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites 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. The minimum age for Roll Class is 5 years; children under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Upcoming Dates:
05/01/15     05/08/15     05/15/15     05/22/15     05/29/15    



5 Day Full Immersion - Trinity River    $699
                  
Enjoy a vacation during your whitewater education! - No previous kayak experience necessary! Because of the serenity, diverse river opportunities, and lack of crowds, the Trinity 5-day wins the award for student and instructor favorite! Join us for fun, learning and adventure! Custom trips can be made for groups (4 or more people) if selected dates do not work for your group.
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Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this class. However, good physical condition will help assure a more enjoyable experience.

Upcoming Dates:
05/15/15     06/01/15     06/15/15     07/06/15     07/20/15     08/03/15    



Whitewater 101: American River (2 Day Class)    $249
                  
Start exploring rivers the right way with professional instruction from California Canoe & Kayak. Reliable flows and great weather make the South Fork American River one of the best rivers to learn on in the world. This two day class will cover balance and control of the kayak while learning to navigate class 1 and 2 rapids. New in 2015, Lunch will be provided.
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Prerequisites: No previous kayaking experience is required; however, good physical condition is important to ensure an enjoyable class; river kayaking can be strenuous! The minimum age for Whitewater 101 is 14 years; children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Upcoming Dates:
05/02/15     05/09/15     05/16/15     05/23/15     05/30/15     06/04/15     06/06/15     06/11/15     06/13/15     06/18/15     06/20/15     06/25/15     06/27/15     07/02/15     07/04/15     07/09/15     07/11/15     07/16/15     07/18/15     07/23/15     07/25/15     07/30/15     08/01/15     08/06/15     08/08/15     08/13/15     08/15/15     08/20/15     08/22/15     08/27/15     08/29/15     09/03/15     09/05/15     09/12/15     09/19/15     09/26/15    



Whitewater 201: American River (2 Day Class)    $249
                  

Two day intermediate course taught on the South Fork of the American River in Coloma, California. After graduating from our Whitewater 101 course, take this class for a smooth transition into the realm of down river paddling. Let the adventure begin! *Price includes lunch!
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Prerequisites: Whitewater 101 (2 Day course) or equivalent. Good physical condition is important to ensure an enjoyable class; river kayaking can be strenuous! The minimum age for Whitewater 201 is 14 years; children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Upcoming Dates:
05/02/15     05/09/15     05/16/15     05/23/15     05/30/15     06/06/15     06/13/15     06/20/15     06/27/15     07/04/15     07/11/15     07/18/15     07/25/15     08/01/15     08/08/15     08/15/15     08/22/15     08/29/15     09/05/15     09/12/15     09/19/15     09/26/15    



Whitewater 101 and 201 Combo: (4 Day Class)    $449
                  
Have Thursday through Sunday off? Want to get the best whitewater kayak instruction available? Receive 10% off when joining the Whitewater 101 and 201 Combo. You will get four straight days of kayak instruction and be well on your way to exploring rivers. *Price includes lunch for each day.
Prerequisites: No previous kayaking experience is required; however, good physical condition is important to ensure an enjoyable class; river kayaking can be strenuous! The minimum age for the Whitewater 101 and 201 Combo is 14 years; children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Upcoming Dates:
06/04/15     06/11/15     06/18/15     06/25/15     07/02/15     07/09/15     07/16/15     07/23/15     07/30/15     08/06/15     08/13/15     08/20/15     08/27/15    



Whitewater 301: American River (2 Day Class)    $249
                  
Two day intermediate course, taught on the South Fork of the American River. This is for paddlers that are ready to step it up from Class II whitewater to Class III whitewater. *Price includes lunch!
Please call 800 366 9804 to enroll and confirm prerequisites.

Check out this cool video of our WW301 Class Shared by customer David Cheung!


Prerequisites: Whitewater 201 and a reliable river roll.
Upcoming Dates:
05/09/15     05/23/15     06/06/15     06/20/15     07/11/15     07/25/15     08/08/15     08/22/15     09/12/15     09/26/15    




Custom Classes / Private Whitewater Instruction   
        
Tailored to fit your learning style, pace, and personal schedule, private instruction allows us to focus strictly upon your personal goals. Request your favorite instructor time and time again.
Please call us at 800-366-9804 to set up your class.
Prices are per person, per day. Only Full Day instruction is available for Whitewater classes due to the nature of river running and the time involved.
Full Day Rates
1 Student: $299
2 Students: $199
3 Students $149
With additional students, further discounts and/or normal rates may apply; please call for rate confirmation.
Prerequisites: The prerequisites will depend on the nature of your custom class.

Upcoming Dates:
05/02/15     05/03/15     05/30/15     06/20/15     06/27/15     07/04/15    



Kids Day (Ages 7-12)    $99
                  
Have your kids start off their river exploration careers right with professional and fun instruction from California Canoe & Kayak. Kids ages 7 to 12 are welcome to attend. Kids Day will be held at Henningsen Lotus Park where the river is very flat and tranquil. The kids will learn to kayak by playing games in and out of the kayaks. We will provide all equipment and lunch.
Prerequisites: Ages 7-12 Good Physical Ability

Upcoming Dates:
06/01/15     06/15/15     06/29/15     07/13/15     07/27/15