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STAND UP PADDLEBOARDING

Stand Up Paddleboarding, Level 1Novice Program
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Sharpsburg, MD
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
$85 members, $90 non-members
($65 members, $70 non-members if you bring your own SUP)
Level: Beginner and above.

The fast-growing sport of stand up paddleboarding (SUP) is a fun, easy way to go play on the water. It offers an amazing full body workout. It is almost like walking on water. We will paddle down Antietam Creek.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

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Stand Up Paddleboarding, Level 1Novice Program
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Sharpsburg, MD
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
$85 members, $90 non-members
($65 members, $70 non-members if you bring your own boat)
Level: Beginner and above.

The fast-growing sport of stand up paddleboarding (SUP) is a fun, easy way to go play on the water. It offers an amazing full body workout. It is almost like walking on water. We will paddle on Antietam Creek.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 31, 2017

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Stand Up Paddleboarding, Level 2
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Sharpsburg, MD
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
$85 members, $90 non-members
($65 members, $70 non-members if you bring your own boat)
Level: Intermediate.

We will practice our new paddleboarding skills, review our strokes, and paddle on moving water down a short stretch of Antietam Creek.

This event is open to women who have completed Level 1 or have previous paddleboard experience.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

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RIVER KAYAKING

June Beginner River KayakingNovice Program
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Harpers Ferry, WV
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
$85 members, $90 non-members
($65 members, $70 non-members if you bring your own boat)
Level: All. No previous experience necessary.

A great opportunity to learn about paddling whitewater/river kayaks on a mild and pretty section of the Potomac River or Antietam Creek, depending on water levels. In riffles and slow water you will learn about getting in and out of the boat and going forward, reverse, and sideways. No rolling. No experience needed.

If you have your own boat, please call or e-mail to discuss its suitability for this trip.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, June 14, 2017

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August Beginner River KayakingNovice Program
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Harpers Ferry, WV
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
$85 members, $90 non-members
($65 members, $70 non-members if you bring your own boat)
Level: All. No previous experience necessary.

A great opportunity to learn about paddling whitewater/river kayaks on a mild and pretty section of the Potomac River or Antietam Creek, depending on water levels. In riffles and slow water you will learn about getting in and out of the boat and going forward, reverse, and sideways. No rolling. No experience needed.

If you have your own boat, please call or e-mail to discuss its suitability for this trip.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, August 9, 2017

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Intermediate River Kayaking
Saturday, August 26, 2017
Harpers Ferry, MD
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
$85 members, $90 non-members
($65 members, $70 non-members if you bring your own boat)
Level: Prior paddling experience required.

Designed for individuals who have completed the beginner class or have prior experience paddling a kayak. The intermediate lesson is on moving water (Class I-II). It provides the opportunity to practice paddling skills and learn river rescue techniques. We use whitewater style sit-on-top kayaks so you don't need to know how to roll. A major portion of class time is devoted to practice on whitewater.

If you have your own boat, please call or e-mail to discuss its suitability for this trip.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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SEA KAYAKING

All paddling events include a review of strokes, water safety, and boat handling. Unless otherwise indicated, all equipment (boats, PFDs, paddles) is provided.

Full Moon Sea Kayaking Trip
Friday, June 9, 2017
Belle Haven Marina
Alexandria, VA
6:45 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
$85 members, $90 non-members
($65 members, $70 non-members if you bring your own boat)
Level: Suitable for those with prior paddling experience and in-shape beginners.

We are bringing back an old favorite: the magic of paddling while the sun goes down and the moon comes up in the marshes near Old Town Alexandria. This is always a special evening.

All paddling events include a review of strokes, water safety, and boat handling. All equipment (boats, PFDs, paddles) is provided. We encourage you to e-mail or call if you have any questions about your ability to participate. All equipment and instruction will be provided, or bring your own boat and equipment for a discounted price.

Registration Deadline: Monday, June 5, 2017

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