Canoe, Kayak & SUP Intro and Demo Day

  • Date: 04/22/2017 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Location: Morgan Falls Overlook Park
    200 Morgan Falls Road
    Sandy Springs, Georgia 30350
  • Introduction: High Country Outfitters along with the Sandy Springs Recreation and Parks Department will host Canoe, Kayak and Standup Paddleboard Intro Day 2017
● Beginning and would be paddlers can try their hand at canoeing, kayaking or paddle boarding
● Talk with guides and discuss water safety, equipment, and proper paddling technique
● See the newest Canoe, Kayak and Standup Paddleboards on the market
● Watch experienced paddlers demonstrate the latest techniques

The event is designed as a short program to introduce the community to paddling as a life sport emphasizing safety, enjoyment and skill acquisition for entry level settings. HCO certified guides will have a variety of different boats available for attendees to demo and test drive during the event and will also be available to talk about a variety of topics - paddling safety, basics of paddling, differences between paddles, paddle strokes for canoeists, loading a kayak, kayak fishing, and kayak camping.

• Types of Crafts
• Paddles & Basic Strokes
• Required Equipment & Boat Registration
• Paddling Environment & Ethics
• Personal Safety
• Local Classes & Groups
• Craft Boarding, Launching & Landing Demos By Experienced Paddlers

Free and open to the public. Children welcome with adult supervision.

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