Kayaking 101


Learn the Basics of Kayaking!

Formerly "How to Roll a Kayak"

The Recreation Center for more information!

Dave Ramsey, a long time kayaking instructor, along with his assistant will be your guide in this 6-session redesigned class. It is designed to emphasize safety, enjoyment, and skill acquisition for entry level individuals or to take the next step for more advanced participants. Dave will introduce skills like balance and comfort in, on and around the water, paddling, and how to roll a kayak!

Kayak, paddle, sprayskirt, lifejacket, and helmet will be provided. Enrollment is very limited so be sure to register early!  


Dave Ramsey


The Recreation Center Lap Pool
91 Lake Road
Lake Jackson, TX 77566

Date & Time

Wednesdays, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Session 1: October 3 - November 7
Session 2: January 9 - February 13
Session 3: February 27 - April 10 (No class March 13) 


13 years and older


September 1 - Friday before session start date

Registration Fees

$10 Members
$20 Non-Members              

Other Requirements

Must be less than 6'2" and weigh less than 175lbs.
Only two beginners per session.
It will take several sessions to become proficient - depending on the person.