The Rescues and More Rescues Class covers many self rescue and group rescue techniques. Rescues may include: Scramble Self Rescue, Group Assisted T-Rescue, the Re-entry and Roll, Toggle Rescue, Cole Water Rescues, Haul Up, Leg Up, Back Deck Swimmer Rescue, Eskimo Bow Rescue, and Eskimo Paddle Rescue. The pool class will cover material differently from the open water classes.
This is good to take before an American Canoe Association (ACA) Level 1-3 Skills Assessment.
Rescues and More Rescues
Class Covers: Any of T-Rescue, Self Rescues, Re-entry and Roll, Toggle Rescue, Cold Water Rescues, Haul Up, Leg Up, Back Deck Swimmer Rescue, Eskimo Bow Rescue, and Eskimo Paddle Rescue. Pool classes cover material differently from open water classes.
Cost: $80 Per Person
Registration: All of our classes require pre-registration. Our classes frequently fill up so register early.
Prerequisites: Fun Start Kayak Class or Next Step Kayak Class or relative kayaking experience.
Minimum Age: 18 years old.
Number of Students: Limited to 5 students.
Cancellation Policy: If you have to cancel your reservation or change the date of your booking, please call at least 48 hours prior to the tour for a full refund.
Required Equipment: Sea kayak or whitewater kayak, paddle, life jacket, spray-skirt, pump and a paddle float. (Please contact us to confirm your kayak is appropriate.)
We do not provide kayaks for the Rescues and More Rescues Class.
Recommended Equipment: Nose plugs and glasses tether.
Other Items to Bring: Water clothing (no cotton, rash guards and board shorts are ideal), water shoes, a towel and a change of clothing.
Locker room facilities are available at the indoor pool locations.
On Belle Isle there is a rustic pit toilet near the kayak launch. On the right-hand side of Lakeside Drive there are modern restrooms and we recommend stopping there before getting to the kayak launch.
(Saturdays 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
Southgate, Michigan 48195
(Sundays 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)