“Kayak & SUP Clinic,” Noon-3:00 pm in Cedar Rapids. (Times to be confirmed)
Learn & practice basics of kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) in the warm & controlled environment of Bender Pool, 940 14th Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids. All equipment provided, you bring swimwear & wear it in pool. Experienced paddlers will share skills & enthusiasm with beginners and those wishing to improve abilities. Clinic will cover safety tips, types of boats/boards, paddling skill/techniques (sorry, no kayak roll instruction), entering/exiting water, where to go kayaking/paddleboarding.
Pre-registration at http://www.cedar-rapids.org/residents/parks_and_recreation/index.php or call 319-286-5566. $10 per person, space limited, day of event registration if there are openings. Ages 10 and up, youth must be supervised. Info about Bender Pool at 319-286-5790. For questions on the clinic, call Wickiup Hill (319) 892-6485, or e-mail Chuck at Chuck.Ungs@LinnCounty.org
Sponsored by Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation, Linn County Conservation, and CrawDaddy Outdoors.