news USNWC's ADULT DEVELOPMENT clinics and July 4th info.
Hey Boatertalk!

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!

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):

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

Also we are celebrating our Country's independence on July 3rd and 4th. Come out for instruction and stay for the festival.


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