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Level 1 Tandem Canoe Class

Blackstone River Watershed Association offers Canoe Class in Uxbridge

The Blackstone River Watershed Association (BRWA) will sponsor a Level 1 Tandem Canoe Course. The class will be taught by Jason Dumas, an American Canoe Association certified canoe instructor with 14 years of experience teaching paddling classes. This is a one day class for beginner paddlers 12 years and up, no previous paddling experience is necessary but participants must be able to swim. The class will include stroke overview both in and out of the water, getting in and out of a canoe while staying dry, and how to deal with a flipped canoe. The class will end with a short obstacle course and a paddle around the pond. Lunch is included. The class is limited to 30 people (15 canoes) and is family friendly. Participants must be able to swim.  BRWA has a limited number of canoes available for use ($10 for members, $15 for non-members and includes paddles and life jackets). Canoes must be reserve by June 25th. Pre-registration is required. To pre-register check the Blackstone River Watershed Association web site www.thebrwa.org or email event@thebrwa.org. Deadline for registration is June 25, 2018.

Date & Time
  • June 30, 2018
  • 8:15AM - 4:00PM
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