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Kayaking Programs at Lake Merritt and the Jack London Aquatic Center
Learn the basics of paddling in a safe flat-water environment. Lessons highlight paddle strokes, launching / loading techniques, and personal flotation device (PFD) fittings. Included is a 1-hour guided paddle highlighting Lake Merritt's unique ecology and history. Single and double kayaks available.
Ages: 9 and up
Time: Various Saturdays 11am-12:30pm June-October (go to registration site for details -By selecting the Category "Boating" you can view all of the Oakland boating programs by paging through with the right and left arrows.)
Private Group Boating Lessons
Bring your youth group or co-workers down to the lake for an introduction to kayaking followed by a paddle on Lake Merritt. Lessons highlight paddle strokes, launching / loading techniques, and personal flotation device (PFD) fittings. Single and double kayaks available. Contact Megan Seccombe at 510-238-2196 or firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
A fun, affordable way to get out on the water! Membership Card gives you 20 paddles for $120. Only $6/paddle!
For current class schedules, costs, and availability, and to register for classes, visit our Online Registration site. By selecting the Category "Boating" you can view all of the Oakland boating programs by paging through with the right and left arrows.
For additional questions, or to schedule your private lesson, contact Megan Seccombe at (510) 238-2196 or email@example.com