Open Water Session

Field trip: Basic Sea Kayaking Course

Open Water Session - Kenneydell Park & Black Lake

Boat loading and tie down, forward paddling, braces, turning strokes.

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 2.0 nm

9am at Kenneydell Park.

Please plan to stay until 4:30pm.  We will gather in the parking lot at the end to go over car racking systems.

We will be outside all day - please plan accordingly!

No need for 10 essentials on this field trip, but have lunch and dry clothes in a dry bag with you in the boat.

For those who have rented - Kayak Academy will be there at 8:45am with your boats and gear. 

Route/Place

Kenneydell Park & Black Lake


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Sea Kayak with floatation 
  • Paddle
  • Spray skirt
  • PFD
  • pump
  • paddle float
  • adequate clothing for all day outdoors
  • extra dry clothing
  • lunch
  • water
  • hat
  • sunscreen

IF YOU HAVE WHEELS FOR YOUR KAYAK, PLEASE BRING THEM - IT IS A LONG WAY DOWN TO THE WATER!

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