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Introduction to Kayaking Classroom Program with Cabela's
Desert Outdoor Center
Would you like to try kayaking but don't know where to start? This is your chance to learn everything you need to know to about flat-water kayaking at the "Get Wet Beginner Kayaking" program. Lake Pleasant Regional Park, the Desert Outdoor Center, and Cabelas is presenting a free one-hour informational classroom session that will be held at the Glendale Cabelas on Friday evening (you will NOT get wet). No registration is necessary to attend the classroom sessions. Then if you wish to try your skills in a kayak, you may sign up for one of four on-the-water sessions will be held at the Desert Outdoor Center at Lake Pleasant. The $35 registration fee for the on-the-water portion will be collected before the evening classroom session at Cabelas. Registration will begin at 6:00pm on first come, first serve basis. Cash or check only please.

Ages 12 & up, call 602-372-7470 for more information.

Dates of FREE 1-hour classroom introductory sessions are:

August 3, August 10, August 24, September 7

Dates for 3-hour on-the-water sessions are:

August 4, August 18, Sept 8, Sept 22 (pick a 7AM or 9AM arrival time)

(Sign up and pay at any of the Friday classes, on-water sessions fill up fast, so first come, first served)

The Desert Outdoor Center is a gated facility, so you must be registered to attend the water sessions. Gates will be open 30 minutes before each session begins.

The boat dock is about a 1/4 mi down from the facility, so please be prepared for a short hike. There is no boat ramp access to launch a kayak at this facility, so please do not bring your personal kayaks.

Date: 9/7/2012
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Duration: 1 1/2 hours, with Q & A at the end of the program
Speaker: Terry Gerber, Kayak Instructor, American Canoe Association
Registration Required: No    
Fee: Classroom session-FREE; at which time you may register for water session $35 (cash or check only)
 
More Info: http://www.maricopa.gov/parks/doc/pdf/GetWetKayakingFall2012.pdf
Contact: Desert Outdoor Center 602-372-7470
Location: Cabela's at Glendale
 
Address:
9380 W. Glendale Ave.
Glendale, AZ  
85305
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