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From: Baker Demonstration School 201 Sheridan Rd, Wilmette, IL 60091
Price:$ 199
Duration: Four 2-hour sessions one per week.
Dates:
February 28 - March 20, 2016


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Duration:
Four 2-hour sessions one per week.
Skill Rating:
1
From:
Baker Demonstration School 201 Sheridan Rd, Wilmette, IL 60091
Price:
$ 199
Minimum Age 10
Included: Instruction and equipment

This 8-hour, four Sunday afternoon class covers the basic progression of Eskimo rolling and deep-water rescues. Each class includes classroom instruction followed by exercises in the pool. Three evenings will focus on rolling while one focuses on rescues. A high instructor to student ratio (1:2) will ensure a steep learning curve.

Classes are held Sunday afternoon from 1:30 to 3:30pm. 

Location: Baker Demonstration School 201 Sheridan Rd, Wilmette, IL 60091

2016 Class Dates

February 28, March 6, 13 and 20, 2016

Lets Roll!


Clothing & Equipment:
  • Swimsuit or shorts and T-shirt (no cotton)  

  • Towel

  • Goggles and or scuba style facemask. No snorkel needed. 

  • Water bottle

  • Extra layers such as paddling jacket,  fleece or neoprane. The water is warm but many find they need a layer to maintain body temperture. 

  • Wetsuit (for those that get cold easily) Wetsuits are available for rent $5 per class. Please contact our office in advance if interested in renting.

  • Water booties or sport sandals. 

  • Dry clothes to change into after. 

We will provide all other necessary paddling equipment. 

You are welcome to bring your own equipment. Make sure it isn free of any dirt and sand. If you would like to bring your own kayak please contact our office prior to class in order to make arrangements. 


What do I need to bring?
Check out the equipment list under planning- or feel free to contact us if you have questions. 

What money should I take?
None. You will have settled your balance prior to the outing. Tipping is always appreciated but not required. 

What kind of equipment do you use?
We use rotomolded single kayaks.

How many people are on this trip? How many guides? Who are the guides / what are their qualifications?
The class size is limited to 8 participants. There will be several staff on hand to provide one-on-one instruction and feedback on your skill development. Our staff receive ongoing training and are ACA or BCU certified kayak instructors and certified in First Aid and or Lifeguarding. 

How much prior experience is needed?
Expereince is not necessary but will help to quickly take the next steps in your skill development. If your interested in developing your kayaking skills make sure to check out our other instructional opportunites. Click here for more details.