When

Sat, Mar 9    
We often don't post the exact meeting time. Most trips begin mid-morning.

Coordinator:

Erik Werner
KCCNY Members can see the coordinator's contact info. Non-members can come as a guest,join or renew or contact us for more info.

Bookings

Bookings closed

Where

Location may be approximate. Be sure to confirm.

Garfield Boys and Girls Club Pool
490 Midland Ave., Garfield, NJ, 07026

Event Type

2 two-hour pool sessions to try everything from basic handling to advanced play-boating to working on that all-important roll at the same spacious Garfield Pool we’ve had for years.

Plan on arriving early with a clean boat and equipment.

Online booking only as the online systems aids tracking and makes life easier for our volunteer administrators.

For season tickets (at generous discounts) go to our season ticket page

See kccny.org/events/categories/pool-session/ for all rules and procedures.

INSTRUCTION:

butch and prof on the toh contemplating plowing a lot of boatWe have plenty of skilled instructors at all sessions who can help with getting you started and basic rolling. Just ask (or flounder and someone will probably offer to help).

We’ll be doing some basic safety exercises (aka yard sale clean up) and Julie McCoy will be teaching sea kayak open water safety and re-entry.  Please sign up seperately for these at basic safety and  sea kayak safety and re-entry.

EQUIPMENT:

Equipment is available to borrow including boats, paddles, skirts helmets and life jackets  but takes time to arrange so reach out well beforehand.
Details on borrowing equipment.

If you’re bringing a boat other than a whitewater kayak note that when you sign up. Don’t expect to paddle a larger boat around much but you should be able to practice rolls and re-entries.

Fragile boats are not recommended. Neither KCCNY nor the participants will be responsible for equipment damage. Getting a long or big boat in the pool is challenging. The largest boat we’ve gotten in are narrow, low volume 17 foot sea kayaks.

Boats must be really clean. Helmets and life jackets are required.

 

Bookings

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