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Flatwater Kayaking

Start Your Adventure! Kayak Touring 2.5 Day Course

Want to become a paddler? Your Next Adventure begins now! The Start Your Adventure Kayak Touring Class takes you from being a land dwelling spectator to new paddler in the course of two full days and an evening at the pool. With a mix of on water education in beautiful Scappoose Bay, classroom sessions and a cozy pool, we cover what you need to know to get paddling, from safety to paddle skills to light trip planning and environmental stewardship. By the end, you will be equipped to go on your own paddle journey, and keep the learning process going. Start your next adventure today!

Sample Itinerary 

Evening 1 Friday night 8:30 pm: Pool Session at North Columbia Pool 7701 N Chautauqua Blvd, Portland, OR

Day 2 Saturday: Meet at the Paddle Sports Center; Drive to Scappoose Bay Paddling Center for full day of skills and games.

Day 3 Sunday: Meet at the Paddle Sports Center; Drive to Scappoose Bay Paddling Center for full day of skills and journeying. Opportunity for video analysis if students desire. 

The Deal

Price: $245 for one person, or $220 when you purchase 2 or more.

Student to Instructor Ratio: 4:1

Experience Necessary: None! It is best if you are comfortable in and around the water.

Equipment Necessary: All necessary gear will be provided. Personal gear is welcome, but is subject to Instructor Approval.