Beginning Whitewater Kayak Paddling Class

kayak lessons

The Beginning kayak class includes all equipment, all you need is swim suit or shorts and a T shirt.

Winter Class start:  

sesson I:  March 10, 2013

session II: April 7, 2013

YMCA Anchorage:   2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

class includes: all strokes, balance, capsizing and exit;  all equipment.

 whitewater paddlers.

$70 / person / session


  • Safe entry and exit from a kayak, flipping and wet exit
  • all strokes, forward, reverse, sweeps, draws, skull, and rudder strokes
  • Learning balance and how to shift your weight is the most critical skill for stability and performing effortless turns.

In addition students are introduced to beginning fundamentals of the roll. Students will also learn about different types of kayaks, paddles, and cold water immersion clothing