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Intro to Kayaking

  • Sponsor: Silver Lake Nature Center
  • Co-Sponsor: Silver Lake Nature Center
  • Location: Silver Lake Nature Center
  • Dates: Aug 17, Sep 14 2019
  • Address: 1306 Bath Rd, Bristol, PA 19007
  • Phone: (215) 785-1177
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Price: $30
  • Reservations Required: Yes

Have you ever wanted to learn how to maneuver a kayak? Well here is your chance. This two hour class, led by Kayaking Instructor, Melanie Pawlowski, introduces you to the parts of a kayak, how to hold and move a kayak paddle, how to enter and exit a kayak, ways to keep your balance while kayaking and, of course, how to get around on the water in a kayak. The Introduction to Kayaking class takes place right on the waters of Silver Lake.

Class size is limited. Pre-registration/payment is required (at least 2 days prior to program) in order to participate. 

Additional Details:

What to Wear: Closed-toe footwear that can get wet and muddy (no flip-flops); Comfortable clothing that can get wet; Hat; Sunglasses; Sun-block lotion.

What to Bring: Bottled Water/Sports Drink; Towel.

Restrictions: Our Kayaks are best suited for people between the height of 4ft 10in and 6ft 2in, and between 90 lbs. and 225 lbs. If you are over/under these guidelines, please call us to discuss alternate accommodations.

Intro to Kayaking