note USNWC's ADULT DEVELOPMENT clinics have started back up.
Hey fellow Boater-talkers!

Do you or anyone you know feel like tuning up or increasing your paddling skill set? The USNWC has started back up their Saturday morning ADULT DEVELOPMENT clinics! This is a great way to fine tune certain skills whether you are coming "off the couch" or just eager to be a more proficient paddler.

Complete your kayaking knowledge with this skill application lesson focused on essential but often underutilized paddling skills. Adult Development lessons tackle a specific topic each week and discuss how to apply your basic fundamentals in all river situations. Adult Development classes typically take place in a class II+-III environment providing a variety of river features for skill application.

Instructor ratio: 4 students to 1 instructor

Skill prerequisites: Two Day Kayaking – 101, Intro to Kayaking Package, Five Day Intro to Kayaking, or experience in at least class II whitewater and a reliable roll

Duration: Saturdays, 10:00am – 12:00pm (2 hours)

Price: $35

Available dates (click on desired date to register. Bookings should be made at least 48 hours in advance):

May 4 – Nailing the Combat Roll
May 18 – Boat Based Rescue Techniques
June 1 – Throw Ropes Basics
June 8 – Introduction to Boofing
June 15 – Nailing the Combat Roll
June 22 – How to Catch Small Eddies
June 29 – Introduction to Wave Surfing
July 6 – Introduction to Hole Surfing
July 13 – Boat Based Rescue Techniques
July 20 – Throw Ropes Basics
July 27 – Using River Features
August 3 – Nailing the Combat Roll
August 10 – The Importance of Paddling Backwards
August 17 – Introduction to Boofing
August 24 – How to Catch Small Eddies
September 7 – Introduction to Stern Squirts
September 21 – Nailing the Combat Roll
September 28 – Test Your Skills – Attainments


ACA Level 4 Kayak instructor
U.S. National Whitewater Center
5000 Whitewater Center Parkway Charlotte, NC 28214
704.391.3900 x 195