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Advanced Kayaking

Advanced Kayaking

Step into the world of enclosed sea kayaks!

Appropriate for ages 13 and up. The skills learned will prepare you for exploring the open ocean as you will have better control of your kayak and paddling technique.

This class reviews basic strokes and rescues, as well as covers more advanced control techniques such as ruddering, bracing, and edging. In other words, you’ll build your skills and confidence level so that you can move onto rolling.

You’ll learn the following skills:

  • • Enclosed Kayak Fundamentals – Entering & Exiting, Wet Exit, Paddle Strokes
  • • Basic Knowledge of Tides & Currents
  • • Boat Edging, Bracing, Paddle Float Re-Entry, T-Rescue
  • • Safety & Responsible Kayaking, and more…

What To Bring

Students should bring comfortable clothes, a bathing suit, a jacket or fleece, a towel and change of clothes, lots of sun protection, a lanyard to secure their glasses around their heads, a bottle of water, and non-skid/non-marking shoes (tennis shoes, dock shoes, or Teva sandals work great).

Important: Please arrive 10-15 minutes before your class to check in.

Session Times Price
Kayak: Level II 1 day class 1:30pm-4:30pm $155
  • Spring 2024
  • February 4
  • February 24
  • March 3
  • March 23
  • April 14
  • April 20
  • May 4
  • May 18
  • May 26
  • Summer 2024
  • June 9
  • June 29
  • July 13
  • July 21
  • August 10
  • August 18
  • September 7
  • September 15
  • Fall 2024
  • October 19
  • November 3

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Directions to Our Facility

Want to purchase as a gift? Shoreline offers gift cards that can be used any time. E-gift cards can be ordered online. You can also contact the Boathouse (at boathouse@shorelinelake.com or 650.965.7474), and we’ll get you set up. Please note, gift cards are currently not usable when registering online for classes and must be redeemed over the phone or in person.

Kayak Polo Club and Lessons

For schedule of games and to arrange private lessons, please call the Boathouse at: (650) 965-7474.