Kayaking & Stand Up Paddle Board Excursion Classes

We personalize your experience, so you can get what you want from our workshops.

You can learn at your own speed, concentrate on specific skills and/or extend your instruction beyond
previous courses. “Your adventure begins with our experience”.

Whitewater Kayaking I Workshop

This one day Beginning River workshop provides an introduction to Whitewater Kayaking and a knowledge and skills base to grow upon. You will spend the morning on a lake for an excellent controlled and relaxed learning environment. You will then progress to moving water, then up to Class II Whitewater. This class introduces the safety, stroke techniques, and basic knowledge needed to run a river safely. For individuals 14 & up ranging from pure beginners (never paddled) to those who are looking for formal instruction.
Whitewater Kayaking I ~ 7:30am – 5:00pm (meets in Southwick)
Cost : $120.00
Offered on: 2015 Dates TBA 

Whitewater Kayaking II Workshop

This one day Beginning River II workshop picks up where
Beginning River 1 workshop leaves off. This workshop is designed for those who have had some previous instruction and want to refine strokes and maneuvers while gaining river experience. You start the day on flat water and progress up to Class II Whitewater. For
individuals 14 & up. Must have some previous paddling experience or have taken Beginning River 1.
Whitewater Kayaking II ~ 7:30am – 5:30pm (meets in Southwick)
Cost: $120.00
Offered on:   2015 Dates TBA

1/2 Day Kayak Self Rescue Workshop

Our 3 hour workshop introduces Kayak Self Rescue in our fleet of touring and recreational kayaks on a local body of water. This workshop is great for people who want to learn about safety gear they need and how to use it. You will also get the chance to learn what to do if you or a friend capsizes and how to get back in your kayak. You will not only learn Self Rescue Techniques but you will also learn how to assist someone who has capsized. For Individuals 14yrs & Up.
Self Kayak Rescue ~ 1:00pm – 4:00pm (meets in Southwick)
Cost: $70.00
Offered on: 2015 Dates TBA

 

ALL CLASS REQUIRE PRE-REGISTRATION

413-569-1287

Classes meeting at Westfield Water Sports

526 College Hwy Southwick, MA 01077

 

Class Under Enrollment Surcharge

To receive the prices listed, we must have at least 3 students enrolled within 3 days of the workshop start date. If only one person is enrolled, he or she may pay for a private rate or may choose to cancel or reschedule.

Click HERE for a printable version of the Sign Up & Cancellation Policy

Class Sign Ups and Cancellation Policies

Deposit Amounts

  • Class or Program sing ups made more than 21 days in advance of the class or program date requires a 50% deposit.  The balance is due 21 day prior to the class or program. Nonpayment of balance by 21 days may result in forfeiture of deposit and cancelled class or program spot.
  • Class or program sign up made 21 days or less in advance of the class date requires payment in full.
  • When paying by check, the appropriate deposit must be received within 10 days of booking a trip.

If You Cancel…

  • More than 21 days in advance of your class or program date, Full Refund.
  • More than 14 less than 21 days in advance of your class or program date, we retain a $10 per person cancellation fee.
  • 14 days or less in advance of your class or program, you forfeit the entire cost of your class or program.
  • Money forfeit may not be applied to any outstanding balances.

Transferring classes & Programs

  • All Class and program signups are transferable to another person, but not another date. Transferring to another date is the same as cancelling

Class or Program Under Enrollment

  • To go at the prices listed, we must have at least 4 students enrolled in a scheduled class or programs within 3 days of the start date. If only one person is enrolled in a class or program, he or she may pay the private rate or may choose to cancel or reschedule. This does not apply to custom classes or programs

The Risk

  • While we have an excellent record, the sports of swimming, kayaking, SUPing, challenge course (ropes course), canoeing, rock climbing, scuba diving, camping… have inherent risks; accidents can and do occur. For this reason, we cannot assume responsibility for injury or loss of property. Participants in all activities will be required to sign a waiver stating that they are aware of the risks involved and are not under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Pregnant women are prohibited form participation in Westfield Water Sports & Wilderness Experiences Unlimited Activities. Those with health problems limiting their normal activities may be prohibited from participation at Westfield Water Sports &  Wilderness Experiences Unlimited discretion.

Alcohol and Drug Policy

  • The use of recreational drugs or alcohol is prohibited on all classes & programs. If you arrive at Westfield Water Sports and Wilderness Experiences Unlimited under the influence, you will be prohibited from participating in the day’s activity and no refund will be given.

Inclement Weather

  • Westfield water Sports & Wilderness Experiences Unlimited trips go regardless of the weather with the exceptions of weather or water conditions deemed dangerous by Westfield Water Sports & Wilderness Experiences Unlimited. Any decision to cancel, move, or postpone a trip will be made the morning of the trip at Westfield Water Sports & Wilderness Experiences Unlimited. We reserve the right to move a trip to another location at our discretion. In the event we must cancel a trip for any reason, you will receive a full refund or transfer to anther date.

 

Workshop Under Enrollment Surcharge

To receive the prices listed, we must have at least 3 students enrolled within 3 days of the workshop start date. If only one person is enrolled, he or she may pay for a private rate or may choose to cancel or reschedule.

Day Private Instruction Per Person

If work or family does not allow time to attend one of our scheduled programs or you have a group of friends looking to have a go at one of our programs, then check out our private instruction & let us set up your own workshop or class. (Offer day programs in all of our kayak classes, rock climbing and caving). Please call for more information.
1 Person: $350.00
2 People: $225.00 P/P
3 People: $150.00 P/P
4 or More: $125.00 P/P

Outdoor  private Instructions 2hr sessions

We offer half day instruction on recreational kayaking, whitewater kayaking, kayaking basics, kayak rescue and canoeing. Please call for more information.
1 Person: $150.00
2 People: $100 P/P
3 People: $75.00 P/P
4 or More: $65.00 P/P

Pool Private Instructions Per Hour

1 Hour of private is equal to 3 hours of a group lesson. Call the shop for more info or to schedule an
appointment. We also offer Private Whitewater & Flat Water Canoe Instruction. Call for more information.
1 Person: $60.00
2 People: $50.00
3 People: $45.00 P/P
4 or More: $35.00 P/P

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