The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Dunns Creek State Park and the Friends of Dunns Creek State Park, Inc. will host a Kayaking 201 program on Saturday, March 11, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Friends of Dunns Creek State Park are excited to host their Kayaking 201 program! This program is designed for anyone interested in kayaking, and is a step above the Kayaking 101 class. In addition to 101 skills, paddlers will also learn water rescue techniques. An instructor certified by the American Canoe Association will teach you the basics of kayaking during this three-hour session. Along with water rescue techniques, you will learn kayak safety, boarding kayaks, paddling strokes and basic paddling maneuvers.
The training is limited to 6 participants and is $25 per person, however Members of the Friends of Dunns Creek receive a $10 discount! Kayak, paddle and Personal Flotation Device (PFD) rentals are included in the training fee. Kayaking is a water sport so expect to get wet and dress accordingly. There are no refunds available for the training, unless another participant can fill the spot.
Directions: The training will be held on Lake Broward at the Lake Broward Recreation Area on N. Broward Ave. in Pomona Park near Dunns Creek State Park.
Registration is required. Register by visiting http://kayaking201.eventbrite.com. For more about Dunns Creek State Park or Florida State Parks visit www.FloridaStateParks.org.