Flatwater Instruction

Flatwater Kayaking Lesson

Flatwater kayaking is a great way to be introduced to kayaking for the first time. Flatwater Kayaking Lessons answer questions you may have while getting started, including how your body, boat, and paddle work together to create effective stroke techniques and safe launching and landing techniques.

Instructor Ratio: 1 student to 1 instructor (private lesson) or 8 students to 1 instructor (group lesson)

Price: $60 Private; $45 Group

Available March-October. Please call the Kayak Center at 704-391-3900 ext.195 to schedule (bookings should be made at least 48 hours in advance).

Private SUP Lesson

Private lessons offer participants an individualized approach to skills-based instruction and progression at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Students will work with an instructor one-on-one to refine basic SUP skills as well as develop more advanced techniques.

Instructor Ratio: 1 student to 1 instructor

Price: $60; $48 with Season Pass

Available April-October. Please call the Kayak Center at 704-391-3900 ext.195 to schedule (bookings should be made at least 48 hours in advance).

Intro to Flatwater SUP (Stand-Up Paddleboarding)

Flatwater is a great place to be introduced to stand-up paddle boarding. Intro to Flatwater SUP offers participants an overview of the basic knowledge and skills necessary to gain confidence on the water including equipment and terminology, body mechanics, efficient paddle strokes, launching techniques, and more.

Instructor Ratio: 3 participants to 1 instructor

Price: $45

Available April-October. Please call the Kayak Center at 704-391-3900 ext.195 to schedule (bookings should be made at least 48 hours in advance).