PED 237 Paddle Sports

2 Credit Hours • 60 Contact Hours (PED)

Focuses on the methods and skills of conducting and leading safe lake and river trips in various types of watercraft such as canoes, kayaks, or inflatable boats. Students will learn modern river paddling techniques, trip planning and organization, basic river rescue and safety skills, federal and local permit systems, and minimal impact camping and boating techniques for a river corridor. This course includes a multi-day river expedition.