Start Kayaking with Confidence – Kayak Basic Class

We have great news for you if you’re desperate to spend more time in nature and want to be more active! Plus, you’ll enjoy a beautiful scenery when you learn all about kayaking! Arizona Hiking Shack offers Kayak Basic classes!

Learn the techniques and paddling basics that make kayaking easy. From where to go to what a drip-ring is, this class covers the essential knowledge and simple techniques for recreational kakaying. Whether you’re fishing, kayakpacking or adventuring, you’ll get in the water with the know-how you need for safe fun paddling.

Kayaking is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and is not difficult but there a few things to know to make the most of it. Where to go, paddling techniques and self rescue on the water are just a few of the things covered in this comprehensive class. For a weekend rental or if you’re just beginning as a paddle enthusiast, this class gets you on the water with confidence.

This week you can take the online or in-store class from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 19.

This class is covering:

  • Float Plans
  • Required Safety Protocols
  • PFDs
  • Kayak & paddle types
  • Anatomy of a kayak
  • Paddling technique
  • Water Safety & basic self rescue
  • Keeping gear dry
  • Tips & tricks
  • Transport & storage
  • Where to go in Arizona

CLASS SIZE is kept small (10 attendees max) to facilitate questions, individual attention and safe practices during the pandemic if in-store. Masks are required in-store.

CLASS INCLUDES: 10% discount for all AHS purchases when you create a Shack account as part of the Arizona Hiking Shack family.

You can read more about the instructor HERE!


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Date: Thursday, August 19th
Time: 6 to 8 p.m
Duration: 2 Hours
Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Price: $20
Phone: +16029447723

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