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FREE Beginner Canoeing Classroom Presentation at Cabela's
Desert Outdoor Center
If you've ever wanted to go canoeing but didn't have the necessary skills, then QuickStart Your Canoe is the perfect training for you. This American Canoe Association course is designed to introduce the beginning paddler to basic canoe skills & knowledge so that you can enjoy the sport of tandem (2 person) canoeing on flat water.

Everyone is invited to come to Cabela’s® (in Glendale) on Friday evening for an informational classroom session that is free to everyone. You do NOT neeed to register to attend the classroom session. We will discuss types of canoes, paddles, canoeing gear and safety tips. You will not get wet during the classroom session.

If you wish to participate in the 4-hour on-water paddle session at Lake Pleasant, arrive at 6:00pm on Friday to register for Saturday’s water session. You must attend the classroom session to participate in the on-water session. The registration fee for the on-the-water portion is $40 and class size is limited, so arrive early. Cash or check only please.

PLEASE NOTE: The Desert Outdoor Center is a gated facility, so you must be registered to attend. Gates will be open 30 minutes before each session begins. ***There is no boat ramp access to launch a boat at this facility, so please do not bring your personal watercraft. The boat dock is about a 1/4 mi down from the facility, so please be prepared for a desert hike.

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

Date: 9/20/2013
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Duration: 2 hours
Speaker: American Canoe Association Level 1 instructors
Registration Required: No    
Fee: Classroom session- FREE; water session-$40.00 (cash or check, please)
 
More Info: http://www.maricopa.gov/parks/doc/pdf/2013/QuickstartYourCanoeflyer9-20-13.pdf
Contact: Natalie Harper, natalieharper@mail.maricopa.gov or 602-372-7470 ext.209
Location: Cabela's at Glendale
 
Address:
9380 West Glendale Avenue
Glendale, AZ  
85305
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