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Paddling (Kayaking and Canoeing) Program

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Kayaking Program - Course Descriptions

Discover Lake Kayaking -
Our American Canoe Association certified instructor is your guide to adventure. We'll help you discover just how fun and easy it is to slip into a kayak to explore scenic lakes around Arizona by teaching you everything you need to know to have fun, safe and enjoyable experiences on the water. 
$40 Residents/$48 Non-Residents
05/10/2014          9:00am-1:00pm          Course #79792
06/07/2014          8:00am-1:00pm          Course #79793
06/28/2014          8:00am-1:00pm          Course #80524
07/05/2014          8:00am-1:00pm          Course #80525
08/16/2014          8:00am-1:00pm          Course #80526
08/23/2014          8:00am-1:00pm          Course #80527

Parent & Child Kayaking -
This course is held with the Discover Lake Kayaking program but is designed for parent and child pairs.  The parents and children will ride together in a two person kayak.  Kids as young as 8 years old can join their parents for a day on the lake with instruction and fun. 
$50 Residents/$60 Non-Residents
05/10/2014          8:00am-1:00pm          Course #79798
06/07/2014          8:00am-1:00pm          Course #79799
06/28/2014          8:00am-1:00pm          Course #80532
07/05/2014          8:00am-1:00pm          Course #80533
08/16/2014          8:00am-1:00pm          Course #80534
08/23/2014          8:00am-1:00pm          Course #80535 

ACA Intro to Kayaking Course -
The American Canoe Association Introduction to Kayak course is designed as a short program emphasizing safety, enjoyment and skill acquisition for entry level individuals. 
$60 Residents/$72 Non-Residents
05/11/2014          9:00am-4:00pm          Course #79804
06/08/2014          8:00am-3:00pm          Course #79805
08/17/2014          8:00am-3:00pm          Course #80540

Click to download our Kayaking Float Notes!
Kayak, life jacket, and paddle are included in all class fees! 


Moonlight Paddling

Moonlight Kayak Paddling -
Come join us for some paddling by moonlight. We will launch the kayaks at twilight and then paddle along by the light of the moon. The class will wrap up well before midnight so that no one's kayak turns into a pumpkin! This is a unique experience that everyone will enjoy. 
$30 Residents/$36 Non-Residents
07/12/2014          7:00pm-11:30pm          Course #80650

Click to download our Moonlight Paddling Float Notes! 
Kayak, life jacket, and paddle are included in the class fee! 


For more information, please email us at outdoors@peoriaaz.gov or call 623-773-7137.