Kayaking for Kids and Families

REI - Albuquerque
1550 Mercantile Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM, 87107
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Start Time: 
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

I'm often asked "How do I teach my kids to kayak?  What age should they start kayaking?  How do I teach them to have fun and to not be afraid?  How do I keep them interested?  Where do I find other parents and families to paddle with??"  Kayaking 4 Kids will answer all of these questions, and many more.  Kayaking is something the whole family can do together.  When introduced correctly, your kids will look forward to paddling with enthusiasm and excitement!

We'll watch and discuss the recently released instructional video "Paddle Monsters."  This video includes two sections;

  • A section for parents on how to introduce your kids to the sport of kayaking, and
  • An instructional section for kids, taught by kids!

After reviewing the video, we'll have time for questions and answers and general discussions.

This class is for Parents, Scout Leaders, Youth Group Leaders, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Aunts, Uncles, Grandparents....and of course, Kids!


$0.00 Before Tax

I am impressed with organization and professionalism of Kelly's operation.  The teaching methods are good and are reassuring to the extent they convey that the ability to kayak is within the reach for just about anybody (including not-so-young people like me!)

Betsy Glenn

Kelly is very articulate with great attention to detail.  He comes highly recommended by those who have attended his courses.

Galen Knight  -  Assistant Organizer - Camping and Adventure Social Meetup group


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