1307 NE Boat Street

Seattle, WA 98105
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1307 NE Boat Street

Seattle, WA 98105
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Paddling Classes

Kayak Classes

Schedule: Classes are on Monday, Friday and Sunday mornings at 9am.

Classes limited to groups of 4. Email or Call us to book. / Gear Rentals: Fee with cost.

Kayaking Basics Level 1 – 90 minutes – $125 pp – Rentals included

For beginners or Refresher – Learn about kayaking gear and clothing, balance, directional control and the forward stroke..  Also learn how to easily paddle over boat wakes.

Kayaking Basics Level 2 – 90 minutes – $125 pp – Rentals included

Advanced Beginner or Refresher – For those that took our Kayaking Basics Level 1 or with similar experience. Refine your current skills then learn more directional control such as edging, paddling in rough water and learn how to wet-exit and re-enter your kayak.

One on One Classes – 90 minutes – $199 – Rentals included. *On your schedule.

For beginners or a refresher.  Or customize your class to meet specific needs. Get the most attention in a 1-1 class!

 

Covid-19 Safety – All our gear is cleaned after each use. We’ll use masks on shore, social distancing on land and water.

 

Paddle Board Classes

Schedule: Classes are on Monday, Friday and Sunday mornings at 11am.

Classes limited to groups of 4. Email or Call us to book. / Gear Rentals: Fee with cost.

SUP Basics 1 – 90 minutes – $125

For Beginners or a Refresher –  Learn about gear and how to easily stand, directional control, balance, an efficient and straight forward stroke and how to fall safely and get back on.

SUP Basics 2 – 90 minutes – $125

Advanced Beginners or Refresher – You’ll improve turning with the cross bow and pivot turn, learn how to walk on a board, paddle faster easier and how to have fun paddling in wind and boat wakes if available.

One on One Classes – 90 minutes – $199 – Rentals included. *On your schedule.

For beginners or a refresher.  Or customize your class to meet specific needs. Get the most attention in a 1-1 class!

 

Covid-19 Safety – All our gear is cleaned after each use. We’ll use masks on shore, social distancing on land and water.

Intermediate Kayak & SUP Classes

Classes limited to groups of 4. * Also available on Shilshole Bay in BallardEmail or Call us to book.

Schedule: Call us to set up a time.  Gear rentals free with cost.

Kayak Level 3 – 90 minutes – $125

Taught by Rob Casey of Salmon Bay Paddle, take your skills to the next level by learning how to turn a kayak in 2-3 strokes, get bomber balance and control skills for rough water and if conditions allow, learn how to surf boat and wind wakes. You’ll also refine your rescue skills. What do you want to improve?

SUP Level 3 – 90 minutes – $125

Taught by Rob Casey of Salmon Bay Paddle, improve your turns, speed and efficiency, learn how to surf boat and wind waves if available. What do you want to improve?

One-on-one classes – 90 minutes – $199

Gear Rentals free with cost. 

Covid-19 Safety – All our gear is cleaned after each use. We’ll use masks on shore, social distancing on land and water.

 

Intermediate to Advanced Paddling Classes

These saltwater adventures will broaden your skills and build confidence for paddling on your own. To participate, you should have taken our Kayak or SUP Basics 1 and 2 classes or have similar experience.  Classes taught by Rob Casey of Salmon Bay Paddle. * All classes are limited to 4 people.  1-1 classes available. Equipment included in cost. Ok to bring your own gear.  Email or Call us to book.

Intro to Saltwater on Shilshole Bay – Kayak or SUP Tour – 90 minutes –  $125

Learn how to paddler a kayak or sup on Seattle’s beautiful Shilshole Bay. Find out how to read tides and forecast wind. Depending on conditions, we’ll either paddle to the Ballard Locks, through Shilshole Marina or enjoy sea life along the shores of Discovery Park.  You’ll see harbor seals, bald eagles and Olympic Mountain views.

Freighter Wave Surfing in Ballard – (SUP or Kayak) 2 hours – $125

Schedule: Based on tide levels and boat schedules. Contact us to discuss.

Learn how to surf a kayak or paddle board on 3-5′ waves in Seattle! Working with Salmon Bay Paddle’s Rob Casey, catch fun waves from fast moving freighters which generate waves large enough to surf on Shilshole Bay in Seattle. You’ll learn how to choose waves, accelerate at the right time, turn, fall or capsize safely and paddle back out for another wave.

Deception Pass Paddling Adventure – (SUP or Kayak) 1/2 day – $149

Take your kayak and SUP skills to the next level in this half day class exploring beautiful Deception Pass State Park. You’ll learn how to safely paddle the park in both protected bays as well as how to negotiate swift tidal currents in the Pass!

Covid-19 Safety – All our gear is cleaned after each use. We’ll use masks on shore, social distancing on land and water.

 

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Signing Up For Classes

Kayak Level 1 Schedule:

Classes are on Monday, Friday and Sunday mornings at 9am. (1-1 classes on your schedule)

SUP Level 1 Schedule:

Classes are on Monday, Friday and Sunday mornings at 11am. (1-1 classes on your schedule)

Contact us about Kayak and SUP Level 2 classes and adventures.

To sign up Agua Verde Paddling Classes, call us or email class@aguaverde.com with your name, phone number and number of spots you would like to reserve (4 max.) and your preferred dates.

We ask people to sign up in advance and once we know that we have enough participation and a good weather window (usually 24-48 hours before the class), we will call people in the order they signed up to collect payment.  *We don’t cancel for rain.