Kayak Rescue Skills Clinic at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

Posted May 06, 2013, at 5:27 p.m.
Last modified May 19, 2013, at 1:50 p.m.

Saturday, July 27, 2013 1 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road - Gate 3, Alton, ME

For more information: Gudrun Keszöcze; 2079449259;

Do you really know what to do if your kayak capsizes??? Get ready for a season of safe paddling. Come prepared to get wet! Discover what your options are for re-entering your kayak from the water. Learn how to respond to your own capsize or your paddling partner’s. We’ll cover self-rescue techniques and partnership rescues. Find out what equipment you should have with you for your safety kit to make every paddle a good one!

Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

Fee: $55 per clinic (20% of the proceeds to support programming at Hirundo).

BYOK or Kayak Rentals available $10. Registration and cancellation requested by July 20; call 944-9259. Meet in the parking lot at Gate 3.

Sign up for both clinics (Kayak Skills Clinic on June 22) for $95( save $15.

Directions: From the South – Take the I-95 N to ME-43 exit 197 to Old Town/Hudson. Turn left onto Rt. 43 (Hudson Rd). Go west 4.9 mi and take Gate 3 off Rt. 43 (right side, just before the bridge). BYOB or Kayak Rental Available $10