Kayak

Safety Weekend

Safety Weekend – Pymatuning State Park

Friday, Jun 23, 2017, 5:00 PM

Pymatuning State Park (PA)
Group Tenting Area Jamestown, PA

9 Kayakers Attending

Safety Weekend is a weekend where we practice wet exits, self-rescues, assisted rescues, towing, and any other kayak safety skills, in the comfort of a warm-water lake with little to no current or waves.Beginners are welcome. This event is for mainly for sea kayakers and recreational flatwater kayakers. This is NOT white water kayaking.Kayakers s…

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Getting started

There are plenty of steps before one gets into the kayak, but is always a bit of a rush to enter the boat while on the water, even if it is with the calmest of conditions at the swimming pool.

Learning and doing a dock entry at the swim pool.

Mike makes it look easy

Long Term

Help with efforts to make kayaking an important activity in our aquatic experience by offering to read, review and craft plans under development by Coach Mark Rauterkus. Send an email or leave a message on this page.

    Plans include:

  • Grants and proposals to sponsors,
  • expanded use of other swim pools at Pittsburgh Public Schools that have easier access to parking lots and trailers,
  • securing equipment and storage,
  • new kayak digital badges at Play.CLOH.org,
  • and turning Pittsburgh into the USA’s best venue for all things of canoe water polo.

Other links:

  1. Kayak Pittsburgh, a project of Venture Outdoors
  2. Venture Outdoors
  3. Western PA Kayaking MeetUp

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