Commencement date:  Tuesday 15 October

Time: 1.30 -2.30 p.m.

Class Size: Min: 2 Max: 8

Course Duration: 3 sessions

Venue: Leven River off Tobruk Park, Ulverstone

Tutor: Mike Holland

Outline of course: Try something new- Learn to paddle a kayak or sit-on top.  The Program will be run on a peer-to-peer basis, i.e. each participant accepts responsibility for his/her own safety and group members are supportive of each other.  Learn about safety, maritime regulations, improving balance; effective launch, return to shore and self-rescue; effective paddling and rescue techniques; transporting equipment; weather wisdom.

Course requirements: Own paddle, life jacket, kayak or sit-on top; wet suit or thermal top and long johns and spray jacket; neoprene booties or sneakers, water, cap, sunscreen; towel and warm clothing for when you return to land; asthma medication (if needed).