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Introduction to Flatwater & Stream Kayaking
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Meeting on: Located at:
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Woodson K Woods Memorial CA Hwy 8 River Access
37.948778, -91.506985
Saint James, MO 65559
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Introduction to Flatwater & Stream Kayaking: July 21st on the Meramec River between MDC Hwy 8 River Access (26.2 river mileage marker) to Scotts Ford Access (35.1 river mileage marker). Participants will learn information and safety about kayaking during a ground school portion of the class, then take to a flatwater pool for paddling instruction and practice prior to kayaking the river. Participants aged 13 and older are welcome to register; those aged younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants should bring a hat, sun screen, insect repellant, extra water, and lunch. Food and water is not available for purchase nor will be provided. A dry bag is recommended for personal gear. Fishing poles and bait will be provided if you wish to experience fishing from a kayak the later portion of the program; participants 16 and older must possess a valid fishing permit if you choose to fish. Kayaks, paddles, and life-jackets will be provided. Close-toed shoes are required. Social distancing will be observed. For questions please contact Dwight Warnke at Dwight Warnke

Location Information

MDC Hwy 8 River Access: Gravel parking lot with privy.


From St. James: Drive past Meramec Spring Park on Highway 8 and turn left to MDC river access after the Meramec River bridge.

Cancellation Policies:

You must cancel your registration before Wednesday, July 21, 2021.

Age Policy:

All registrants for this event must be between 13 and 99 years of age by 7/21/2021.