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Chicago Whitewater Association

Chicago Whitewater Association is a 501(c) non-profit organization. Chicago, Illinois

Beginner Whitewater Kayaking Classes

01/04/2018 3:38 PM | Tom Costello (Administrator)

Whitewater Kayaking (Ages 13+)
This fun six-week class provides the skills and knowledge to enable you to safely paddle on moving water. It covers basic strokes, braces, rolls and other boat-handling skills along with river reading and rescue techniques. Upon successful completion of this course, participants are qualified to join the Chicago Whitewater Association on its beginner river trips in the Spring. All equipment for this class is provided; Club membership costs $15 per year and is required. Club registration must be done before the first day of class at

Max enrollment: 8

Date:    Sundays, March 25 - April 29, 2018

Time:    6:30pm - 8pm

Cost:    Members $80    Program Members $120 (cost does not include the $15 club membership, which is required by the first day of class) People need to register in advance through the YMCA to be a part of the class. You can't just show up.

Where: West Cook YMCA, 255 S. Marion Street, Oak Park, IL 60302

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