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  1. The winter months offer ample time to develop new skills and practice old ones! From rolling to rescues, you can redefine the limits of your current skill set and be ready for new, incredible adventures next summer. So, come on out and join us in a fun, supportive learning environment! Please note that space is extremely limited so be sure to register early. The first session is on December 8th! Registration is easy at https://www.salemkayak.com/reserve/pool-sessions
  2. Biddeford Recreation Department in Maine will host its annual Spring Pool Rolling and Rescues Sessions again this year. Come brush up your skills before the spring boating season arrives. All 6 lanes will be available and showers/ locker rooms for use. All clean boat types are welcome to join, please preregister online to guarantee space. Date & Time- 2019 sessions: Saturdays March 23, 30, & April 6th, 2-4pm. Website for Registration: http://www.biddefordrec.com/info/activities/program_details.aspx?ProgramID=28988 Contact for more info: [email protected]
  3. Rock, Paddle, Surf Kayak Coaching in conjunction with Newbury Kayak will be holding pool sessions this year at the Ipswich Family YMCA. For more information and to register, please visit http://www.salemkayak.com/new-products/?category=Pool+Sessions For those with their own equipment and just want to practice for 2 hours in the pool, the fee is $25 per session. For those seeking professional instruction, the fee is $70, all equipment included or $55 if you use your own equipment. We limit the number of instructional spots to 4 and students can work on whatever they desire, such as strokes, rolling, rescues, etc. Registration will be complete when we verify availability. Fees will be refunded if requested 48 hours prior to the date of the session or if inclement weather forces a YMCA closure. When purchasing, please indicate which dates you would like to attend: 12/17 1/7 1/14 2/4 2/18 3/4 3/11 3/18 3/25 All sessions run from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. We have 30 minutes before and after to move boats, change, etc.
  4. The unexpected spring refreeze has resulted in a couple of fair weather types dropping off this instructional. Sadly for myself, we had a full house so I had dropped the pricing by $50 but that will work out for any last minute takers. Truth is that the water is already unseasonably warm so this should be quite the civilized event. Polar Paddle Practicum 2 4/28-4/30 2017 Kick start your active water paddle play season. Join John Carmody (Sea Cliff Kayakers) and Gerry Polinsky (Sea Sherpa Kayak) for their 2nd annual, early season, rough water skills training event. Like The Godfather, #2 is going to be even better than the original. This course is geared towards intermediate paddlers looking to refine their open water skills in a kinda’ cold water setting – fall through spring being the best season for active water. Classroom time and housing will be staged out of a camp located mid coast RI. Catered meals, warm showers, comfy cots and centralized location makes for very civilized pre and post paddle living. Paddle play itself will follow where conditions are best along the CT/RI shoreline. Rock gardening, shore surf and tiderips are among the promising possibilities. There will be no predetermined curriculum as this intimate event is focused on individual paddlers’ wants and needs. As this area offers such interesting and complex conditions, participants will have an opportunity to take an active role in determining the daily paddle plans and grow their conditions forecasting tool box. Costs are $500 w/o housing OR $625 including housing Contact [email protected] to register or if you have any questions
  5. Prime Paddlesports New England Kayak Camp with Ben Lawry Thursday, September 29th - Sunday, October 2, 2016 Prime Paddlesports is excited to have arranged for international paddling talent, Ben Lawry to spend three days with us in this fall. We aim to practice in popular dynamic water locations between Groton, CT and Jamestown, RI over the dates of this retreat. Over the early summers of 2011-2014 Ben hosted his popular Power Paddle Camps in this area and he looks forward to returning to the fun waters of southern New England and spending time with other enthusiastic paddlers who want to challenge and grow themselves in more challenging environments. Instruction Plan: This is an open format style program,where the participant’s desired areas of improvement will be the cornerstone of the long weekend. Participant’s overall skill & experience levels will influence the tempo. This program is ideal for intermediate paddlers looking to gain confidence and experience in various conditions including rocks, surf and current. However, we always focus on foundations and will start there. Accommodations: We have rented the “Groton House” a beautiful Victorian Home on Avery Point in Groton, Connecticut to host this event. Prime Paddlesports has used this home over the past several seasons and it is a customer favorite. The home sleeps up to twelve people, offers lots of space for privacy, gear and socializing. Arrive: 7:00 PM Thursday, September 29th Depart: Sunday, October 2nd 2016 Meals: Basic Breakfast items will be included. Participants are responsible for their own lunches and meals. It is likely the group will elect to go out to dinner one evening. We have a spacious and fully equipped kitchen to work out of. Payment & Deposit: The price per participant is $575. for three days of instruction, three nights of lodging. To reserve your spot or for more information please contact Matt Kane at [email protected] or by phone at 646-417-4510
  6. Newbury Kayak and Canoe's summer lessons are posted and available for registration. Introduction to Sea Kayaking, Strokes and Navigation classes with Bob Levine are scheduled and ready for sign ups. And this year we will be holding BCU 2 Star and 3 Star training and assessment with Greg Paquin and Paula Riegel, also available for signing up. Visit www.newburykayak.com for details.
  7. Biddeford Recreation Department will be offering pool sessions this spring Saturdays March: 5, 12, 19, 26, 2016. Location: Biddeford, Maine- YMCA's indoor heated pool Time:6pm-8pm All clean boats are welcome! Long or short. Cost is $20 per session, checks payable to "Biddeford Recreation" Please preregister at www.biddefordrec.com FMI [email protected] 207-283-0841 ext. 4210 Brian Dunphe Program Coordinator and Instructor
  8. Gerry Polinsky (Sea Sherpa Kayak) and Matt Kane (Prime Paddlesports) are hosting the second of three Open Water Workshops on Oct. 17-18. This one is a camp focused on refining intermediate skills. Venues options will be the overfalls/races in the Fisher Island Sound and rocks/surf along coastal RI – wherever the best conditions takes us. There is a unique housing option for this event: Matt has access to a beautiful historic house located walking distance from the entrance to the Avery Pt Campus in Groton, Ct. Sleeps 15 comfortably, great kitchen, multiple bedrooms and baths, huge covered porch for drying gear. We’ve held events here before and it’s always a blast. Costs including housing is $200/1day or $375/weekend or, if you do not need housing, $150/1 day or $275/weekend. The house is available starting the eve of the 16th. We’ll cover boat control and paddling technique in conditions, rough water forecasting, dressing for shoulder season paddling, etc… We pride ourselves on offering “individualized instruction” which means our itinerary is dictated by your individual interests and needs not by a rigid itinerary. This is a great time of year as the waters are still quite warm, power boat traffic is down and conditions are reliably active. For gory details contact [email protected] To register contact Matt at [email protected]
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