Intro to Kayaking
LEARN TO KAYAK!
MEC is offering introductory clinics for all newbie paddlers. MEC staff will show you the basics of kayaking to give you confidence on the water!
Meeting Location: Vancouver Ocean Sports located at the North end of Whyte Ave, near the Kitsilano Coast Guard Station.
You will learn:
- Basics on kayaks and equipment
- Forward and sweep strokes
- Safety and fun on the water
Please note: This clinic is primarily attended by adults and is not suitable for children. Any youth be at minimum ten years or older and able to follow instructions from our clinic leader.
Please note: Our clinic leaders cannot accomodate late arrivals. Please arrive before 4:00pm and be ready to have fun! Any member that arrives late will not be able to join in due to the nature of this clinic. Please review our refund policy here. Thank you for your understanding.
Remember to bring:
- Comfortable non-cotton clothing (quick-dry) or a bathing suit
- Sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, water bottle, water shoes, towel
- Your sense of adventure!
We will provide boats, paddles and safety gear for this clinic.