Paddling Safety Workshop – Sponsored by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary

Air Station Traverse City 175 Airport Access Dr., Traverse City

This comprehensive land-based program will prepare you with the fundamental knowledge to prepare for a safe trip on the water.  This program is being conducted as a service to the paddling community in cooperation with the US Coast Guard Auxiliary-Air Station Traverse City. Topics include: Conditions important to the Paddler: 4-W’s (Water, Wind, Waves and …


ACA Level 2 Essentials of Kayak Touring

Arbutus Lake 506 E Arbutus Lake Rd, Traverse City

The Essentials of Kayak Touring (Level 1/2) skills course is a full-day program that will provide you with the skills, knowledge, and abilities to be safe and confident on inland lakes and coastal waters. A boat with sealed bow and stern bulkheads is preferred but not required for this class. Topics covered include: Personal preparation and equipment Maintaining …