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Paddle Instruction

Learn to Kayak Safely

Our A.C.A. certified instructors will work with you as you learn the skills needed to safely paddle a kayak, one step at a time. Whether you're interested in paddling on flat water or braving the rapids, we have the program for you. See the Course schedule below for a date that is convenient to you. Call or e-mail us for more information or to schedule your own class.

All of the scheduled classes are the ACA's "essentials of river kayaking" course and begin at 9:00 am. Please arrive at the ACO office by 8:30 am in order to prepare for the day. Class usually lasts until 5:00 or 6:00 pm. Call or e-mail now as the classes tend to fill quickly and the class size is limited. Cost: $105.00, includes all equipment needed.

Scheduled Class Dates for 2021

  • Saturday, May 29
  • Saturday, June 12
  • Saturday, July 17
  • Saturday, July 31
  • Or schedule your own class date!

ACO is proud to support the Norse Paddle Company of Warsaw, N.Y. Norse manufactures high quality canoe and kayak paddles.

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