Cedar Rapids, IA – Linn County Conservation and the Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Department are offering a kayak clinic, “Paddles in the Pool,” for ages 10 and up at Bender Pool, 940 14th Avenue SE on March 17 from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. The fee is $10 per person. Advance registration for program #304223-01 is recommended, however, registrations will be accepted at the door space permitting.
Experienced paddlers will share their skill and enthusiasm with beginners and those who wish to improve. Topics to be covered are safety, types of boats, care and storage of equipment, paddling skills and techniques, entering and exiting the water, and where to go kayaking. Boats and paddles will be provided. Participants should bring a life jacket and wear proper swim attire. Children must be supervised by an adult.
For more information, call Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation, 319-286-5566.