Intro to Paddling ClinicThe Introduction to Paddling Clinic is a one-day clinic held during the summer in late July or early August, usually at Lake Catherine or Lake Ouachita. More details will be added later for the 2010 clinic...
Introduction to Paddling Clinic is designed to introduce basic paddling
techniques and paddling safety. You can take instruction in either
kayak or canoe. This is an American Canoe Association-sanctioned event.
clinic will cover basic paddling safety, types of boats, personal
equipment and gear, strokes, maneuvers, and basic rescue techniques. It
is for any beginning paddler in any type of canoe or kayak.
is perfect for those who might have recently purchased a canoe or
kayak, but we will also make arrangements to provide boats and gear for
those who need them. Boats of all types are welcome – touring,
recreational, or even whitewater. In fact, if you have just bought a
whitewater boat or intend to paddle Arkansas rivers, learning good
stroke techniques and drills to practice on flat water is an excellent
way to start preparing for Arkansas Canoe Club’s School of Whitewater
Paddling or for the School of Recreational Paddling next Spring!