1. Tandem Kayak Rental in Aurora, Illinois
  2. Tandem Kayak Rental in Aurora, Illinois

Tandem Kayak Rental in Aurora, Illinois

Learn kayak basics including paddling techniques in Aurora, Illinois Book a Kayaking lesson for as low as $20 per hour. Rate: • $20 per hour What You Can Expect: Enjoy your time on the water. Learn how to safely and efficiently operate a Kayak,or Canoe while you also make new friends. All lessons include boat, paddle, PFD and a “tour element” (time to paddle for fun and practice what you learned). We also offer private lessons. Beginner Level – 3 Hours This lesson is designed as a brief introduction to paddling a kayak. If you’ve never been kayaking before, or have rented a kayak and want to learn more, this class is the perfect opportunity to gain knowledge and practical skill for your next adventure. You will Learn: • How to dress & paddle safely • Potential paddling hazards • Simple rescue techniques • How to enter & exit a kayak • Basic paddling strokes & maneuvers Participants Must Be Able to: • Hold breath under water while wearing a properly fitted life jacket • Independently turn from a face down, to a face up position, keeping their head above water • Effectively communicate with the instructor and other participants • Manage all mobility and personal care independently, or with the assistance of a companion Kayak Balance, Bracing & Stroke Refinement Intermediate Level – 3 Hours Prerequisites: Introduction to Kayaking or equivalent course This lesson is designed for paddlers of all skill levels. We will be going over bracing (avoiding capsize), proper body position, blade angels and various ways to efficiently maneuver a kayak – all with the goal of using minimal effort! This lesson is perfect for both beginner and intermediate paddlers from all kayak disciplines. After going through the content, the instructor will film you and go over the footage with you in person. Dial in your technique to get one step closer to achieving the goal of effective boat control. This lesson will emphasize effective technique, safe boat control and to promote building of proper body position through muscle memory. Participants Must Be Able to: • Hold breath under water while wearing a properly fitted life jacket • Independently turn from a face down, to a face up position, keeping their head above water • Effectively communicate with the instructor and other participants • Manage all mobility and personal care independently, or with the assistance of a companion Kayak Safety & Rescue Beginner/intermediate Level – 3 Hours You’re out for a paddle on a lake and you see a shinny thing passing under the kayak. As you lean over to look…WHOOPS! Now what? The Kayak Safety & Rescue lesson introduces essential flat-water safety practices and rescue techniques that can be performed with a minimum of equipment, in the first few minutes of an incident. Learn and practice both solo and team rescue procedures for ALL types of kayaks. You will Learn: • Prevention is the key to a safe trip • How to avoid potential dangers • Key self-rescue skills • Fast, simple, low-risk rescue techniques • Skills to manage minor in-water incidents Participants Must Be Able to: • Hold breath under water while wearing a properly fitted life jacket • Independently turn from a face down, to a face up position, keeping their head above water • Effectively communicate with the instructor and other participants • Manage all mobility and personal care independently, or with the assistance of a companion Fishing Kayak Paddling & Safety Beginner/ Intermediate Level – 3 Hours Course Prerequisites: None, but Intro to Kayaking advised Have you found yourself fishing from the banks of a river or shores of a lake, wishing you could access that honey hole? If so, then a fishing kayak may just be the answer for you. Don’t worry if you are new to paddling, as this class will teach you how to effectively paddle a fishing kayak. There is more to paddling a kayak then simply putting a paddle blade in the water and pulling it back. Learn how to paddle and control a fishing kayak to help you with the one thing we all want…to catch more fish! You will Learn: • Basics of efficient paddling & draws • How to anchor your kayak in rivers • How to self-rescue • Rivers vs. lakes and how to negotiate • Tips for maneuvering your kayak while in the heat of battle Participants Must Be Able to: • Hold breath under water while wearing a properly fitted life jacket • Independently turn from a face down, to a face up position, keeping their head above water • Effectively communicate with the instructor and other participants • Manage all mobility and personal care independently, or with the assistance of a companion If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.

Captain is not included.
This vessel is rented without a captain. Customers can operate the vessel.
Capacity
2 guests
Boards & Paddles
Kayak
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Owner:Kevin

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  • Life jackets/required safety gear

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