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).

Flatwater SUP Lesson

The Catawba River offers a scenic flatwater environment that is the perfect place to be introduced to stand-up paddle boarding or dial in SUP specific techniques. First-time participants can expect to learn the basic knowledge and skills necessary to gain confidence on the water while more advanced participants will take in-depth looks at techniques such as strokes and footwork.

Instructor Ratio: 1 student to 1 instructor (private lesson) or 3 students to 1 instructor (group lesson)

Price: $60 Private ($48 with Annual Pass); $45 Group

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).