Tentative 2018 Boating Classes and Special Events

Pool Practice Sessions

Sundays January - April 2018

All sessions held at the Groveport Recreation Center (7370 Groveport Rd, Groveport, OH 43125) and Westerville Community Center (350 N. Cleveland Ave, Westerville, OH 43082).

Introduction to Kayaking (Indoor Session)

Sunday, March 18, 2018

This is a hands-on in-boat introductory kayaking class geared for both those who have never set foot in a kayak and for those who need to brush up on basic skills.

Introduction to Whitewater

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Learn to paddle whitewater with Columbus Outdoor Pursuits!

The 2018 Introduction to Whitewater clinic is designed for those students interested in learning to paddle in swift(er) moving water or whitewater. We will spend the day on Rocky Fork and Paint Creek in southern Ohio.

You will learn a progression of whitewater paddling skills on the water during this one-day clinic. Starting Saturday morning at Rocky Fork Lake State Park this clinic teaches the necessary skills for paddling most of Ohio's fast moving rivers and is the first step toward Class III and greater whitewater kayaking.

Introduction to Moving Water

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Want to explore the rivers of Ohio and beyond? Curious about back ferries and eddy turns but too shy to ask? This class introduces the skills you need to take charge of your boat and travel safely on Class I rivers.

Before taking this class, students must complete Introduction to Kayaking or an equivalent class. Students should be comfortable performing a wet exit and should have some very basic kayaking experience.

Introduction to Kayaking (Outdoor Session)

Saturday, June 2, 2018

This is a hands-on in-boat introductory kayaking class geared for both those who have never set foot in a kayak and for those who need to brush up on basic skills.

Introduction to Moving Water

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Want to explore the rivers of Ohio and beyond? Curious about back ferries and eddy turns but too shy to ask? This class introduces the skills you need to take charge of your boat and travel safely on Class I rivers.

Before taking this class, students must complete Introduction to Kayaking or an equivalent class. Students should be comfortable performing a wet exit and should have some very basic kayaking experience.

Introduction to Kayaking (Outdoor Session)

Saturday, July 21, 2018

This is a hands-on in-boat introductory kayaking class geared for both those who have never set foot in a kayak and for those who need to brush up on basic skills.

Introduction to Kayaking (Outdoor Session)

Saturday, August 18, 2018

This is a hands-on in-boat introductory kayaking class geared for both those who have never set foot in a kayak and for those who need to brush up on basic skills.


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