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Instructor Info:Glenna Alderson
Office Extension x5470
Term: 2013S
Meeting Info: Wednesday
02:30 PM - 03:50 PM Robert Crown Center POOL
12:30 PM - 06:00 PM Robert Crown Center RIVER
Description: This course is for students who want to learn how to whitewater kayak. No Previous experience is required, though participants must be able to swim and be comfortable in the water. Topics covered will include: a variety of strokes, basic self-rescue and safety knowledge, eddy turns, ferrying, 'river reading' and rolling the boat. This course is the same as OPRA 0123. The class will meet Wednesdays in the pool 2:30 to 3:50 pm from January 23 to March 13. After spring break the class will also go outside on Fridays 12:30 to 6:00 pm from March 29 until May 3. 5-College students will be graded pass/fail.