Kayaking for Beginners
Experience kayaking first hand at the FREE Kayak event June 18, 2022, starting at 9 am! Boats and gear will be supplied; bring your own boat if you have one. Instruction will be given on paddle movement and motion, boat basics and safety. Participants will experience kayaking during a paddle on the water.
This event is open to people of all ages; children under 8 years old must supply their own life preserver if participating. Participants are encouraged to wear sunscreen and water friendly clothing.
Each session will last 45 minutes on the water, with a maximum of 14 kayaks per session.
All water enthusiasts, regardless of kayaking experience, are welcome. People with their own boats are more than welcome also. PFD's are required. If bringing your own kayak, don't forget your paddle.
Members of Paddle KC Paddling Club will be attending. They will be on hand to offer paddling and safety skills. If you want to check out more about the Paddle KC club. Please click www.paddlekc.com
Kayaks, paddles and life jackets will be provided by KC Kayak and Canoe. For other floating and kayak rental opportunities please check out KC Kayak's website: kcriverrun.com
Guy B. Park is just 5 minutes north of Platte City, take Exit 20 off I-29 and head North on 371 HWY.