Sept. 9-Oct. 14- Introduction to River Canoeing
University of Louisville Shelby Campus
Monday, September 09, 2013
Monday, October 14, 2013
This introductory American Canoe Association class focuses on the development of river paddling skills. You’ll learn to catch large eddies, perform simple peel outs and ferries, recognize and avoid hazards, perform rescues, and respond to emergencies on moving-water rivers. All classes will be conducted in two-person canoes on the following waterways: Harrods Creek, Floyds Fork, Long Run Lake, and the Ohio River. This class is NOT a prerequisite for “Exploring the Waterways of Metro Louisville.”
Various waterways. Directions and a list of required personal gear will be provided following registration. Participants are responsible for their own transportation.
Dr. David Wicks, certified instructor for the American Canoe Association, president of the Kentucky Conservation Committee, and owner of Get Outdoors Kentucky; Anne Littlebird and Scott Workman, certified instructors for the American Canoe Association
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