PE 1681

PE 1681

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This is an introduction to whitewater kayaking including classes to get you comfortable in a kayak in the pool and progressing to class II / III whitewater. Learn basic boat handling skills such as edging, bracing, rolling, and paddle strokes. Kayaking on the river will give you the opportunity to learn how to read the water and practice maneuvering across current with ferries, eddy turns, and peel outs. River destinations will be dependent on river levels. This class culminates in a weekend camping trip with two days of paddling.

When Offered Fall, Spring.

Fees Course fee: $475.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: must be a strong recreational swimmer to take this course.

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  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  •  9738PE 1681  LEC 001

  • Drop Deadline: Wed, Jan 22nd, Course Fee: $475; The first class meeting will be held on campus at the Helen Newman Pool. Other classes will first meet at Bartels Hall and then travel to other areas around Ithaca, NY. The last class will meet at Bartels Hall and then head to waterways in western NY. For more Information: https://coe.cornell.edu/pe-Whitewater-Kayaking-spring