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July 09 - 29, 2022

Canoe & Kayak Paddling Basics

Centennial Park South Concession Dock • 10000 Route 108 Ellicott CityMD  21043 Organized by Howard County Goverment
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We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Friday, July 29, 2022.

Whether you’re a brand-new paddler or are just looking to refine your skills, this paddling basics class gives you the confidence to hit the water on your own! Learn paddling techniques, self-rescue, safety and gear selection for both canoes and kayaks. Participants under 16 are placed in a canoe or tandem kayak with an accompanying registered adult. This is an American Canoe Association-certified instructional program. Earn a certificate and patch by taking our Canoe & Kayak Paddling Basic class and paddling our series of four MD waterways at least once within a three-year period. Even if you’ve kayaked several times in the past, join our instructors and pick up tips to paddle more efficiently and practice safe boating skills.

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Fees are per person. Canoes are two-person boats; kayaks are either single or double. Detailed info emailed to the participant – Check your registration to be sure you get it! No experience necessary. All equipment provided for use during the program; paddlers may bring their own boat and/or life jacket pending approval by instructor. Under 16 must be accompanied by a participating, registered parent or guardian - this is NOT a drop off program. This class meets the prerequisite for future paddling HCRP paddling trips. For more information contact Matt Medicus, 410-313-1769 or mmedicus@howardcountymd.gov.

Consult only this program status line within one hour of the program start time: 410-313-4451, press option 1 THEN option 4.

We continue to follow County guidelines in order to decrease the spread of COVID-19. Modifications may include smaller classes, physical distancing, staff-to-participant ratios, face coverings, health questionnaires, sanitizing procedures, and more. See program letter and website for current details.

Friends & Family Adventures and custom programs available in this activity for families, Scout groups, and more! Contact Matt Medicus for details or visit www.tinyurl.com/adventurepackages .

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July 09 - 29, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Friday

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Ages 10-255 · Co-Ed

Location

Centennial Park South Concession Dock

10000 Route 108 Ellicott CityMD  21043

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