- Elkhorn Slough Instruction
- Santa Cruz Harbor Instruction
- Kids Kayak Camps
When you join us for any of our activities, you will be asked to sign a Release Form. Please be advised that there are inherent risks associated with this activity.
Download the Santa Cruz Release
Download the Elkhorn Slough Release
Basic Kayaking Skills
This is a fun beginner class for individuals or the entire family! This half day class emphasizes proper paddling techniques, posture, carrying a kayak, launching and safety. Your instructor will acquaint you with the gear and clothing used for kayaking and will point out local paddling destinations. This class is hands on and most of the time is spent on the water. A great class for first timers! (Please note this class does not cover open water rescues.)
When: 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month at 10am
Cost: $55 per person
Duration: 3 hours
An introductory class: no kayaking experience necessary.