Kayaking for Beginners

Experience kayaking first hand at the FREE Kayak event June 17, 2023, 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 12 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.
Paddle KC Paddling Club members will be assisting, including sharing paddling and safety skills. For frequent monthly paddling activities for owners of kayaks, paddleboards and canoes, see 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.

For more information call 816-858-3419.

Event Details

Cost: FREE
Date: Saturday, June 17, 2023
Time: Reservations will start at 9am

Each person register, including children

Guy B. Park Conservation Area
371 Hwy and Bee Creek Boulevard
Platte City, MO 64079