Kayak & Canoe (School Year 2017-18)


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Your first Kayak & Canoe Club pool session is free! Start with an introductory level experience. Get your Kayak & Canoe Club membership (UMD Students Only) and/or Kayak & Canoe Pass (UMD Students and Community) to further develop your skills in the pool. When you get both you double your pool training time on Thursdays 8-10pm. In April we explore Lake Superior and local rivers on the weekends.

INTRODUCTORY LEVEL POOL TRAINING SESSIONS & TRIPS

Kayak & Canoe Club Thursday Pool Sessions
Jan 24 Feb 7, 21 March 7, 21 APRIL 4, 18 MAY 2
UMD Student focused casual instruction and practice time to prepare you for beginner and some intermediate level trips.
Meet: SpHC Pool, 8-10pm
You provide: Swimsuit, Towel
Cost: Your first session is FREE! Annual dues are $30 UMD Students with free nose plugs for all annual members. Single semester dues are $20 UMD Students. Two session spring creeker tune-up rate is $15.

Spring Thaw Lake Superior
(Club Trip) Join us for a great afternoon of paddling through ice flows on the big lake. You must pass the beginner level skills check in the UMD Pool with Kayak & Canoe Club Officers before the trip.
Saturday, April 13, 1–5 pm
Register by: April 5th pool session
Meet: At the UMD Pool/Tennis Courtn

INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED LEVEL POOL TRAINING SESSIONS & TRIPS

Kayak & Canoe Pass Holders Thursday Pool Sessions
Jan 17, 31 Feb 14, 28 March 28, APRIL 11, 25
Community focused fast paced progressive instruction with various types of equipment to prepare you for intermediate level trips and the possibility of future employment as a paddling instructor.
Meet: SpHC Pool, 8-10pm
You provide: Swimsuit, Towel
Cost: Kayak & Canoe Passes are $30 UMD Students/ $70 Others

Midway River
(Club Trip) We will put in at the Midway River (Class I- II+) for an amazing day of introductory river skills with friendly trained instructors. You must pass the intermediate level skills check in the UMD Pool with Kayak & Canoe Club Officers before the trip. Lunch will be provided.
Sunday, April 14, 10am – 6pm
Register by: April 12th pool session.
Meet: At the UMD Pool/Tennis Court

Knife River
(Club Trip) This will be the feature white water day trip of the year. You will be able to develop your white water skills while paddling I-III rapids on the Knife River. You must pass the intermediate level skills check in the UMD Pool with Kayak & Canoe Club Officers before the trip. Lunch will be provided.
Saturday, April 20, 10am – 6 pm
Register by: April 12th pool session.
Meet: At the UMD Pool/Tennis Court

River Rendezvous Weekend Day Trips 205009
(Club & Pass Holder Trips) Develop your skills while paddling class I-III whitewater on the St. Louis, Knife, Baptism or Montreal Rivers. We will explore and share paddling knowledge while descending a more challenging river on Saturday and an easier river on Sunday. Intermediate skills are required.
Saturday & Sunday, April 27-28
Register by: April 19th pool session
Meet: At the UMD Pool/Tennis Court
Cost: Free for UMD Students in the Club and Pass Holders $30 for Non UMD Student Pass Holders