The Aquatic Center’s professional team will cover basic equipment, boat handling, forward, reverse and turning paddle strokes, as well water safety considerations. Learn more about tides, currents and weather conditions that will assist you in becoming a competent and safe sea kayaker.
This courses focuses on rescue and safety skills that no paddler should be without. Our instructors cover assisted and unassisted rescues, wet exit, paddle float re-entry, rodeo re-entry, t-rescues, towing, tides and weather conditions.
This 2-hour on-land session will be held at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center and focus on the anatomy of boats, proper outfitting and gear, and everything else you need to know before you get your toes wet.
After traveling the 101 so many times, have you ever thought about touring Humboldt Bay on a kayak? Join us as we launch at the Manilla Boat Ramp and travel 4 hours with the tide toward our final destination of the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center.
We create a welcoming environment for women to come together to learn skills, gain confidence and allow fears to fall-away in a fun, safe and supportive all female environment. This small group paddle will prepare you for the wonderful world of kayaking and introduce you to the kayaking communi
This two-hour on-land session will focus on the anatomy of boats, proper outfitting, gear and everything else you need to know before you get your toes wet. This is a great way to feel more comfortable and confident about the sport before your first kayaking lesson.
Join us for amazing and unforgettable scenic paddle tour in the southern end of Humboldt Bay which is part of the Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge. This is an area rich in wildlife, including migratory shorebirds, egrets, herons, raptors, harbor seals and more!