Intro to Canoe
October 16, 2012 - 5:15pm
Join FRC Director Jim Toner in this class/clinic that will provide hands-on instruction on the fundamentals of paddling a canoe. Participants will learn basic paddling strokes including the forward paddle, J-stroke, draw, sweep, and pry to appropriately maneuver a canoe; learn how to "read" a river; re-enter a capsized or swamped boat; identify safety concerns, and more. Canoes, paddles & PFD's provided. Space is limited to 12. Minimum age of 13 or if under 13, allowed with pre-approval and adult supervision. Meet at the Fitness & Recreation Center. $5 non-FRC Members; Members-FREE. Open to the public. Sponsored by Mainely Outdoors.