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Chicago Sea Kayaking 3 Week Classes
BY Women, FOR Women.  All abilities welcome!

We have a Variety of classes, Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall.  See all the classes on the

Weekend Immersion Classes
-Experienced Female Instructors
-Kayaking is a great way to get in shape and strengthen your entire body!
-Kayaking reduces stress and improves overall health

Chicago Kayak 3 Week Women's Program 
Cost $200 Length -  This program meets once per week, three weeks in on
the  noted class dates.
  Prerequisite: none:  Cost $200

Three Week Programs are the most in depth instruction you can find.  They are the Equivalent of  Introduction to Kayaking, plus the Intermediate Program but for Women Only.  The Women's Kayak Program is designed for the novice or someone who would like to continue to develop her skills through instruction in a supportive atmosphere.  This class is my favorite to teach!  Strong bonds form over the weeks, so you leave the class with solid kayaking skills, and some new friends too! 
Topics covered:

  • Safety Gear - what you need to know to keep you safe
  • Loading your boat - can you get this thing on your car?
  • Boat Design - which boat is right for you?
  • Strokes - getting your boat to go where you want it to!
  • Kayak Fitness- how to get the most out of your time on the water!
  • J-Lean - balance control, boat control
  • Hip Snap - use those hips to control that boat!
  • Wet Exit - how to get out of the boat in event of a capsize
  • T-Rescue - how to get back into your boat, with the help of a friend
  • Eskimo Rescue (Bow Rescue) a quick way to get upright when you are upside down!
  • Self-Rescue - be self sufficient while out on the water
  • Hi-Rescue - two rescue 1!
  • Trip planning - things that will make any trip more rewarding
  • Group leadership - group dynamics

Women's Weekend
The 3 week program melded into one glorious weekend
includes boats, instruction, workshops and recreational paddle - does not include meals or lodging

Spend a wonderful weekend with us learning to paddle, refining technique, and having fun while enjoying the beauty of nature

   7:00 for welcome dinner.
10am: Meet on Beach for class

1pm Bring your brown bag lunch
3pm Class/Paddling resumes
6:30 Dinner in town

10:30 Meet on beach for class
12:30 Snack Break/Lunch
1:00 Recreational Paddle
3:00pm Land and pack up gear
2 full days of paddling, learning and playing  Cost $150 Register for the Immersion Weekend

Women's Sea Kayaking Classes held at the Skokie Lagoons, Winnetka, IL  or Wadsworth, IL or Baraboo, WI and Naples, Florida

  • Kayaks, paddles, and Personal Floatation Devices provided
  • When appropriate, wet suits and paddle jackets are also included

Chicago Sea Kayaking Classes taught BY Women, FOR Women.  All abilities welcome!
For further info, please take a look through our web site,  E-mail us too, for quick response (if we are out on a trip, we will respond when we return)


Contact us for further information
Cancellations must be made 10 Days in advance to reschedule or get a refund.



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