The Houston Canoe Club
is a Paddle America Club
Link to ACA
Course summary: Beginner
to intermediate. Flat water up to Class 1 whitewater. (Primarily for
kayaks but limited number of canoes will be accepted.) Focus: Strokes,
Maneuvers, Techniques--lauching, landing, essential paddling strokes,
braces, eddy turns, peel outs, ferrying. Rescue and Recovery--wet exit,
deep-water rescue, throw rope, etc.. Technical Knowledge--equipment,
safety, hypothermia, hazards, river reading. Three-mile paddle down
river after class. Designed as a stand-alone course
ACA Training Classes
ACA Level II River Kayaking Skills Assessment
The ACA Instructor for this class is Patti Carothers.
Location: Hidalgo Falls, on the Brazos River, in Navasota, Texas, about one hour northwest of Houston.