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Kayak Basics - Recreational Class

Dates:  June 5, 12, 19, 26; July 17; August 7

Selected Tuesdays (during the 2018 season)

Register for Kayak Basics Here!

Get started with an advantage!  This hands-on class will introduce you to the basic skills and information needed to begin kayaking in a a safe and enjoyable way.  During this two hour session you will become acquainted with the necessary equipment, learn the basic paddle strokes and concepts, along with a variety of safety topics.  Participants should meet at Whitewater Warehouse at 5:30 p.m.; and the class will be held in the Eastwood Metropark from 6:00-8:00 p.m.  Dress to get wet.  Minimum of 5 participants.  Space is limited & reservations are required.  Fee:  $45 per person; additional $10 fee to rent equipment (if needed); plus tax.   (See promotion below).

These classes are offered by Whitewater Warehouse.  You can pre-register for our classes by completing our online reservation form.  You can also call 937-222-7020 or you can e-mail at:  wwwh@erinet.com

Participation Guidelines:

  • Reservations required
  • Costs:  $45.00 per person; $10 Equipment Rental (if needed); plus tax
  • Minimum of five participants required
  • PFD’s/LifeJackets must be worn while on the water
  • You must be 14 or older to participate in adult classes
  • Minors must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress to get wet 
  • Shoes are recommended
  • Dates subject to change
  • You must pay and sign a waiver before getting on the water
  • In case of unfavorable conditions, this class may be cancelled
  • Check status by calling the store at 937-222-7020
  • In case of thunderstorms:  You must vacate the water for 20 minutes once lightning has been spotted
  • Once you have chosen to participate, there are no refunds for changes in the weather

Special Offer: Pre-register and prepay for Kayak Basics and Basic River Running together as a package and receive FREE equipment rentals for both classes!   A $20 dollar value!

Note: Please contact us if you are interested in a particular class or date that you don’t see posted on our website.  Kayak Basics and Basic River Running are offered many times throughout the year.  Additional classes may be added as needed.

Whitewater Warehouse offers retail sales, as well as a wide range of activities and instruction, catering to all disciplines (recreational, whitewater, touring, fishing and SUP).  We have a very knowledgeable staff, with years of hands on experience.  Stop in for a visit… you’ll feel right at home!  We are located at 104 Valley Street.  Summer Hours are Monday thru Thursday 4:00-9:00 pm and Saturdays from 10:00-6:00 pm.

We offer a variety of ‘on the water’ activities for you to enjoy including river trips, river surfing, kayak and SUP rentals, as well as a variety of classes.  Something for everyone!  Events and activities will be posted on our Event Calendar, with reminders on Facebook.  Visit our website at www.kayakdayton.com or call 937-222-7020 for additional information.

Proudly serving Dayton since 1994!

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