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- 05/24/2021 at 5:56pm #20327Jack LewnardParticipant
Date: Saturday (7/10)
Location: Lehigh River, Glen Onoko to Weissport or Jim Thorpe to Bowmanstown depending on participant responses.
Enrollment limit: 8 students
Course Description: A warm-up/refresher for those who participated in previous, WTC WW training programs (or equivalent with Instructor approval). This will be a refresher to review and build skills/confidence to begin the season. In addition to dusting off the boat and getting out on the water, this course will review use of strokes, boat control, entering/exiting eddies, ferrying and use of river features.
Instructors and assistants will be needed. Please contact Matt H.
Requirements: COVID protocols will be in place. All WTC trainings require complete vaccination of participants, assistants and instructors. You must be a WTC member ($18 per year) WTC MEMBERSHIP – Wilmington Trail Club. It would be very helpful if you also join the ACA, American Canoe Association ($40 per year). ACA | Canoe – Kayak – SUP – Raft – Rescue (americancanoe.org). If you are not an ACA member you will need to pay a single event $10 ACA insurance fee for this and any other training you take with WTC. If you join the ACA, save your ACA annual waiver to PDF.
Course tuition: $20. Additional costs as above: $25 for gear rental if needed; WTC membership at $18; optional ACA membership at $30; or ACA event fee $10.
Other offerings: An earlier course is run by Matt Himmelstein June 12, and a follow-on course on the upper section (Class 3) of the Lehigh is run by Dave Sibley also July 10-11. Sign up for both and double the fun and learning.
Gear needed: Full whitewater gear and seasonally appropriate layering. Gear (Boat+skirt+pfd+helmet+paddle) rental is available through WTC at $25 per weekend.
Sign-up: Details will be provided as to how/when to pay for this class. If you want to sign up or have questions, email me at jlewnard at gmail.com.
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