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Event ID: 257750 Event Status: On Schedule
Event Description

Do you want to paddle whitewater with stability and style? 

Then come for our Sampler:  Total Immersion, Total Fun!

The Sampler is a great immersion into the world of paddlesports!  This course can also be used as a great way to advance your skills!  We love to tailor this course to our customers needs!

Whitewater Weekends:
Friday 6:30pm-9:00pm.  This gives you a chance to get to know everyone, and talk about how we can best meet your needs.  We will then work on the fundamentals of kayak rolling. 

Step by step rolling progression

Saturday 8:00am-5:00pm.  We will have a full day of kayak skills developement and fun!  We will start with the core solutions for making you as capable in a kayak as possible.  You will be in your boat working on balance and correct stroke technique in order to run the rapids at the New Rio Vista Falls Park!  We will run these drops, as well as work on maneuvering in the current and reading water.   Before lunch you will be surfing!

At lunch in our Center''s classroom we will watch a video to review the mornings progress!

After lunch we will work our way downstream from the Power Olympic Outdoor Center, to our lower loop rapids.  You will get to play on a 4ft drop and continue to advance your skills.  If you choose you can run our 14ft. Graduation Falls at the end of the day!  We will then have just a short paddle back to the center!! No shuttle needed.

This course may be modified for Flatwater, Recreational Kayaks, and Canoes!! You may also do only part of the course if it would fit your schedule best.
Need a weekend boost to work on your intermediate whitewater skills?
Give us a call at 512.203.0093
We would love to work with you!!

Price: $130 per person and includes gear & boat rental, lunch, video review, and all instruction!

Discounts for groups larger than 5




Event Details
Event: Sampler (1full day) Members: Free
Where: Olympic Outdoor Center - San Marcos Non Members: Free
Address: 602 North Interstate 35 Meeting Place: At Event Location
Location Website: Link Meeting Address: Same as Event Location
Meet Loc Website: n/a Meeting Time: 8:00 AM
Location Phone: 512.203.0093 Parking Cost: $0.00
Start Date-Time: 07/20/2019 - 8:00 AM Reg. Deadline: 07/20/2019
* End Date-Time: 07/20/2019 - 5:00 PM PrePay Required: Due at Event

Event Leader:
Ben Kvanli
Contact Leader

Payment Details: The price for members is $10/hr for instruction, which includes gear & boat rental. Non-members pay $130 for a full day of instruction, gear rental & boat. Instruction can be recreational, flat-water, or whitewater. Canoe or Kayak. This does not include your instructors'' gratuity which is traditionally 15 percent.

Location (More Detail)
Event Location: Olympic Outdoor Center - San Marcos
Address: 602 North Interstate 35
Directions: From Houston Take San Marcos Hwy (#80) from Luling. At the intersection of 80 and I-35 turn south (left) onto feeder. Get in your right hand lane. You will approach a right turn that takes you under the freeway bridge and back on north I-35 Exit right, u turn under the bridge. You will come to a stop sign for the north bound feeder. Look slightly to your left and you will see the Center. Turn left, get in right hand lane and turn right into the gravel lane.

From the North (Austin) Take interstate 35 SOUTH Take Exit 204B and proceed straight on access road. Watch for the I-35 North sign (it will be after the claw foot tub store & Tourist Center on your right) Turn Right and travel under the bridge. At the stop you will be looking at the OLYMPIC OUTDOOR CENTER, turn left and get in the right lane. Turn immediately into the driveway on the right - we'll see you there!

From the South (San Antonio/New Braunfels): Take Interstate 35 NORTH. Take EXIT 204. Proceed STRAIGHT through STOPLIGHT. (HWY 123) After the SECOND BRIDGE (0.9 miles), turn RIGHT into the first gravel entrance past the bridge, the OLYMPIC OUTDOOR CENTER.

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Guests: 0 Spots Available: 30
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