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"I am so happy that we went on a guided kayak tour than visit the theme parks in Orlando. My team from India got to experience the trip of a lifetime." - Ghanshyam Dayal..."



Ghanshyam Dayal

Adventure Kayak Florida

500 Wonderwood Dr, Unit #9
Jacksonville, FL 32233

(904) 252-7024

info@adventurekayakflorida.com


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Introduction to Kayaking Course (Level 1)

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Rate $85.00 / person

Location: Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park 500 Wonderwood Dr., Jacksonville, Florida 32233

Prerequisite: Must be able to swim and keep your head above water

This course includes the below skills and knowledge to complete the full ACA Level 1 Introduction to Kayaking curriculum.

Basics (morning):
- Properly fit & adjust your kayak
- Properly grip & control your paddle
- Understand necessary safety considerations
- Gracefully enter and exit your kayak from shore
- Perform basic strokes and maneuvers

Advanced (afternoon): - Perform a wet exit properly
- Rescue others and be rescued in deep water
- Rescue yourself (without help) in deep water using a paddle float
- Perform your basic manuevers even better
- Learn the low brace to avoid a capsize
- Learn advanced manuevers like the stern rudder and sculling draw

Come ready to get wet (yes, you will get wet) and have a good time on this skill and confidence building class. No experience is necessary.

Click here for the ACA course outline for more details

$5 park admission not included.

Duration: 6 hours (9am to 3pm)