Paddling 101

Saturday, April 11th, 2015 at 9am - 1pm

Location: Double Oak Lake at Oak Mountain State Park

This event is in the past.

This four-hour workshop introduces beginners to canoeing and kayaking. It will be held near the swimming beach on Double Oak Lake (in the Day Use Area) at Oak Mountain State Park. The class will cover the basics: types of boats, strokes and maneuvers, safety and more. Bring your own boat, or use one of ours. We will have tandem and solo canoes, touring and recreational kayaks, sit-on-tops and whitewater kayaks. To sign up, please click the Buy Tickets button or contact Mary Ellen Zvanut, 616-0830. You may also pay on-site, but please contact Mary Ellen Zvanut to let us know you plan to attend. Students must sign a waiver which will be available on site, but to save time you can print the waiver from the links below and bring the completed signed form with you:

Adult Waiver:

Minor Waiver:

  • Canoe Instructor: Mary Ellen Zavanut, 616-0830
  • Kayak Instructor: Jerry Hogan, (205) 368-3620
  • Date: April 11
  • Time: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Location: Double Oak Lake at Oak Mountain State Park
  • Cost: $25
  • Min/Max Students: None


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