Canoeing & Kayaking Basics

August 14, 2021
10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Location
La Crosse

Whether kayaking or canoeing, paddling is one of the most enjoyable ways to observe nature and wildlife, but many people are unaware of boat characteristics and basic safety requirements to ensure a fun experience for all. Join us for a live/in-person demonstration of basic safety requirements and an introduction to paddling canoes and kayaks, offered by several very experienced paddlers.

At this waterside presentation, we'll compare canoes with kayaks and share what you need to know to paddle safely. This is not a paddling excursion or hands-on lesson (no bathing suits required!), but we will share information about good locations for rentals and easy paddling, plus resources for learning more about paddling.

Bring sunscreen and water, as it can be hot on the beach on an August morning!

ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for this FREE event.
Registration will be conducted on a first-come-first-served basis. Registration closes at 5 p.m. on August 10th.

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Mississippi Valley Conservancy may be taking photographs at this event and I have no objection to them using images that include me or members of my family for the sole purpose of promoting their mission to protect land and water.
August 14, 2021
10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Location
La Crosse
Directions

Details and directions to the exact location in La Crosse will be provided to all registrants a few days before the event.