Kayaking on the Coosa River

(Limited to 12 students.  If you wish to join contact the host listed below as soon as possible)

Description: Learn to kayak on the Coosa River.  This is a trip that a daring beginner will enjoy.  The river is gentle but there is one stretch of Class 3 rapids to make the trip exciting.  So, you might get wet if you have never been kayaking before.  We will be on the river about 4.0-4.5 hours counting our lunch break.

Date: Sept 17, 2011

Time: Leave Auburn at 8am arrive back around 4-5pm

Transportation: Let us know if you are willing to drive and have any spaces available

Meeting Location:  Meet in the parking lot of the Auburn Hotel Conference Center across College St. from the AU library.  Meet near the side door no later than 7:55am

River Location: About an hour from Auburn

Equipment Rental Cost: Kayaks will be rented on-site.  Kayak for one person = $25.  Kayak for two = $40 ($20 per person)

Food and Drink: Not provided.  Pack yourself a lunch with plenty of water or other beverage.

Recommended Items to Bring: A small pack to carry your lunch, sun screen and sun glasses.  If you bring a camera it should be sealed in a waterproof pouch.  Wear shoes that comfortable fit and can be worn in water.  Flip flops are not recommended since they may come off if you tip over.

Pre-requisites: You must be able to swim.  Everyone will be required to wear a life preserver while in the kayak.  No Children under 10.

Registration Contact: To register please contact Joanne (junshaw@yahoo.com) with the following information:

  • Name
  • Email
  • Cell Phone Number
  • Do you need a ride or can you drive if necessary
  • Your weight (This affects the size of the kayak you will be rented)
  • Do you want a single kayak or a double kayak

 

Created On: Sep 12, 2011

Last Updated: May 06, 2013

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