Learn the basics of kayaking with instructor John Volpa in our three-hour class. This introductory program is designed to help you feel comfortable while enjoying this great outdoor activity.
Learn the basics of kayaking with ACA certified instructor, John Volpa, in our three hour class. This introductory program is designed to help you feel comfortable and competent while learning proper paddling technique.
- Kayaking terminology
- Kayaking equipment (paddles, PFDs, kayaks)
- Basic strokes: forward, reverse & sweeps
- Proper kayaking posture and torso rotation for maximum efficiency
- Risk management
Call at 609-268-0189 or email us.
Lessons will be taught by guide and naturalist John Volpa, Pinelands Adventures’ Education Director. John is a highly skilled paddler and passionate about sharing the Pine Barrens. John has a long history of Pine Barrens exploration as a former environmental science teacher with Shamong Township Public Schools and an instructor with Pinelands Preservation Alliance’s summer Teacher’s Institute.
Class size is limited to 10 people. Recommended for individuals ages 12 and over. Special classes are available for parents together with children ages 8 through 12.