Kayak-101 - Discovery of Kayaking

Ghoul Runnings Kayak Adventures

1773 S. River Road, Fremont, OH 43420

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Our next scheduled classes for the Season are as follows:

July 1 – Saturday – 9:00am – 1:00pm (4-Hours)

July 29 - Saturday - 9:00am - 1:00pm (4-Hours)


Welcome to KAYAK-101 DISCOVERY OF KAYAKING! This class is designed for paddlers who have little or no experience kayaking on calm water. After taking this class you can expect to gain enough knowledge to confidently start your paddling adventures covering a variety of topics for a safe paddling experience.

The class is divided into 2 parts: land and water sessions. While on land, learn about:

  • kayak types and design
  • paddles
  • life jackets (also known as PFD - Personal Flotation Device)
  • safety gear
  • clothing
  • venues
  • planning a kayaking trip
  • transportation arrangements
  • environment
  • extra gear to accommodate a group
  • build up awareness to avoid potential hazards.

– 4 Hour Class: Will take a short break to eat a snack, stretch and prepare to launch our kayaks on water for the first time!

Once on water we will practice:

  • entrance and exit techniques
  • forward stroke
  • back stroke
  • forward and back sweep
  • draw (optional)
  • recovery techniques if capsized

Expect to find yourself in the water, so dress accordingly. Finish the class with some drills, games or possibly a leisure paddle.


  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Taught by: ACA Certified Instructor/Guides
  • Age Limit: 8 and up
  • Price: $99 per person plus tax & fees (includes kayak rental, paddle, pfd) for Kayak-101 Class. Completion of class course includes the following BONUS – 1-FREE 2-Hour River Trip on the Sandusky River to be used the date of your choice anytime during our 2023 season. (A value of $35 per person/No Cash Value and cannot be transferred to someone else.) With this BONUS – the cost of this CLASS is a FANTASTIC Deal to take advantage of for our FIRST classes of our 2023 Season!
  • Reservations and Pre-Payment are required – Please CLICK the date/time of your choice to RSVP and PAY.
  • Schedule your own class on a day convenient for you with 3 or more students. Contact us for arrangements at: [email protected]
  • ANY OTHER QUESTIONS – Email us at the address above.


Refund Policy:

No refunds or returns.

Cancellation Policy:

An event can only be canceled by the venue and/or event organizer. If the venue or event organizer cancels an event, you will be refunded within 4 business days of the event date for your purchase.

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Ghoul Runnings Kayak Adventures
1773 S. River Road
Fremont, OH 43420