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
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 1 ft
  • Pace: easy

Meet in the parking lot closest to the lake at 9am. 


Kenneydell Park & Black Lake

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
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