Duration: 3 hours; $49; Learn to stand up paddleboard! This class will give you all the stand up paddling instruction you need to get you started on your watery adventures. Come paddle! This exciting activity is fun and beginner friendly. You will master the basics of this sport, and even get good enough to eventually get your own board and gear, and venture out on your own. It's a fun and exciting way to mix enjoyment, exercise, and having a great time out on the water!
Try stand up paddling on a private lake and get acquainted with this fast-growing sport
Enjoy learning how to paddle your way through the water
Learn the necessary gear used as part of your training experience
Mix enjoyment and exercise on this fast-paced and energetic adventure
Note: All gear is supplied for all lessons. You must weigh between 90-275 pounds, be able to swim, and be in reasonably good health to attend this class.
Beginner Group Kayak Lesson
Duration: 3 hours; $120; Ready to experience whitewater kayaking? In this lesson you will cover all the basics to get you started, with the goal being to make sure you build the techniques to take the sport as far as you want to go. This lesson is aimed at the total beginner, or someone who has never been in a whitewater kayak before. You will learn about outfitting, the paddle, basic strokes, and concepts like arc and spin momentum. If you have been in other types of kayaks, you still need to take this lesson because whitewater kayaks handle differently than other kayaks. Start exploring today and have fun learning a valuable kayaking lesson!
Learn how to handle a whitewater kayak and get started on practicing this exciting sport
Uncover what it's like to be on the water and navigate the paddle and kayaking gear
Train with basic strokes and concepts like arc and spin momentum
Have a great time being out on the water
Calm Water Kayaking Tour
Duration: 2 hours; $95; Enjoy a peaceful tour along the beautiful Potomac River with a professional tour guide by your side to share fun facts and introduce you to the joy of kayaking. As you explore the fourth-largest river along the Atlantic Coast, you'll be amazed at how much natural beauty can be found just minutes from the bustle of D.C. You'll view stunning scenery and glide along calm waters as you take a deep breath of fresh air and reconnect with nature. Keep an eye out for wildlife including wild birds, turtles, and more. New to kayaking? No fear! The Jackson Riviera Kayak you'll be using is easy to paddle, super stable, and the perfect vessel for beginners.
Take a relaxing kayak tour along the Potomac River
Enjoy beautiful views of nature as you paddle along
Learn all about the area from your knowledgeable tour guide
Escape the noise of the city and reconnect with nature
Note: Tours take place rain or shine. This tour is recommended for participants 13 and older.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellation notice must be provided at least 24 hours in advance in order to receive a full refund.