Learn basic boat-handling skills at Pasco Recreation Service’s upcoming adult kayaking basics workshop. The training event is scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. June 18 at the Wye Park boat launch, along Columbia Park Trail in Richland.
Participants will learn fundamental kayaking skills, including: launch techniques, landing techniques, the elements of a proper forward stroke, turning and more. Instructors will demonstrate various rescue scenarios and participants will be invited to practice solo or assisted rescues. Instructors also will discuss local paddling locations, gear and clothing.
Registration is $65 for Pasco and Richland residents and $81 for others. Deadline to register is June 15. Call 509-545-3456 to learn more.