Our FUNdamental program introduces children to the sport of sprint canoe and kayak in a fun, safe and team oriented environment! This program is run by certified coaches and is open to paddlers with minimal experience. It focuses on teaching the FUNdamentals of paddling and training. Athletes work to develop a foundation for movement skills, coordination, balance and team work.
Athletes paddle in a variety of different sprint boats and progress from beginner to more advanced boats. Practices include a variety of developmentally appropriate activities.
During summer months, paddlers are encouraged to participate in local regattas. It's always the best part of summer!
Ages: 8-14 years old
Experience: Minimal paddling experience required
Fall and Winter practices include paddling during appropriate weather, swimming at Walnut Grove Pool, and other activities, such as running and/or yoga.
Summer (July-August) Monday-Friday 9:00am-12:00pm (except on Holidays)
Fall (September-December) Tuesday/ Thursday 4:30pm-6:30pm; Saturday: 10:00am-12:00pm
Winter (January-March) Tuesday/ Thursday 4:30pm-6:00pm; Saturday: 10:00am-12:00pm
Spring (April-June) Tuesday/ Thursday 4:30pm-6:30pm; Saturday: 10:00am-12:00pm