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TITLE: Intro to Kayaking (12-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: This introductory-level class is perfect for beginners or for those who want to learn how to paddle more efficiently. Learn about different kayaks, paddles, personal flotation devices and safety gear. On the water, learn to move the boat in every direction using forward and reverse strokes, a turning stroke, a slice stroke and stopping maneuvers.

TITLE: Intro to Kayaking (6-12 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: This introductory-level class is perfect for beginners or for those who want to learn how to paddle more efficiently. Learn about different kayaks, paddles, personal flotation devices and safety gear. On the water, learn to move the boat in every direction using forward and reverse strokes, a turning stroke, a slice stroke and stopping maneuvers.

TITLE: Intro to River Kayaking (14-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: Get prepped for paddling on the Potomac. This introductory level course covers river hazards, water safety and paddling basics. Fee includes equipment and half-day kayak rental (same day only). Canceled if inclement weather or hazardous river conditions.

TITLE: Kayak the Marsh at Lake Accotink 13+
DESCRIPTION: Paddle Lake Accotink's tranquil waters with a naturalist guide for an early morning view of wildlife. Glide past bald eagle nests. No previous experience required. Single seat kayak and life preserver provided. Boaters under age 16 must have a participating adult registered in the program. Canceled in case of rain or unfavorable water levels.

TITLE: Kayak Tour-Seneca to Riverbend (14-Adult
DESCRIPTION: This eight-mile river journey begins in the lazy waters above the old Seneca Dam. After this lake-like stretch the pace quickens through riffles and small rapids as we weave through Seneca Breaks, then past Watkins Island, and finally round the bend to Riverbend. Previous kayaking experience is required for this tour. Kayaks provided, one person per kayak. Download waiver and bring completed to tour.http://1.usa.gov/1aubG3L. Canceled if inclement weather or hazardous river conditions.

TITLE: Kayak Tour-Sunrise over Riverbend 14+
DESCRIPTION: Enjoy breathtaking views as the sun rises over the Potomac River. Paddle with a naturalist and learn about the historical and natural beauty of this island-dotted section of the river. This is not a whitewater tour. No previous experience required. Kayaks provided; one- and two-person sit-on-top kayaks available. Download waiver and bring completed to tour: http://1.usa.gov/1aubG3L.

TITLE: Kayak Tour-Sunset over Riverbend (14+)
DESCRIPTION: Experience day's end with an upper Potomac River tour. Get started with the basics and in a short time you will be maneuvering through the water. This is not a whitewater tour. No previous experience required. Kayaks provided, one and two person kayaks available. Download waiver from http://1.usa.gov/1aubG3L and bring to tour. Tour canceled in case of inclement weather or hazardous river conditions.

TITLE: Kayak Tour-Wildlife of the Potomac 14+
DESCRIPTION: Watch for deer foraging on the islands, osprey and bald eagles searching for fish, and more as we paddle through this wildlife-rich section of the Potomac River. This is not a whitewater tour. No previous experience required. Kayaks provided, one person/kayak. Download waiver and bring completed to tour: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/riverbend/kayaktours.htm. Canceled in case of inclement weather or hazardous river conditions.

TITLE: Kayaking for Fitness (14-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: Get fit, relieve stress and have fun soaking up the water's natural beauty. This beginning kayak class teaches flat and moving-water kayaking basics while increasing fitness. Students progress from flat water to navigating riffles and small rapids. Kayaks are recreational/touring types. Helmets, PFDs, paddles, and kayaks are provided.

TITLE: Pontoon Boat Excursion (4-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: Take a naturalist-led cruise on Lake Accotink's open water and learn the natural and cultural history of this picturesque lake. Spy turtles, waterfowl and maybe even a bald eagle near its nest. The pontoon is partially covered. Each participant must register. Canceled in case of inclement weather or unfavorable water levels.

TITLE: Potomac Float and Fish (14-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: Spend the day fishing from a kayak as we paddle from Algonkian Regional Park to Riverbend in search of smallmouth bass. A Riverbend naturalist leads you to the best holes on this scenic stretch of undeveloped river. Kayak and fishing experience is recommended. Tackle provided; rods available for rent. Bring a bagged lunch. Canceled if inclement weather or hazardous river conditions. VA/MD Fishing License required for anglers age 16 and older.

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