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Intro to Stand Up Paddle-Boarding

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Falls Lake State Recreation Area

13304 Creedmoor Road

Wake Forest, NC 27587

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Spend 90 Minutes at Falls Lake learning the basics to help you get started on paddle-boarding on your own!

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In this class you will learn the basic skills for paddle-boarding, how to get on and off safely, proper paddles strokes and other things to consider when paddling!

While this class is free, we ask that you please register for a spot beforehand. We will also be working with the social distancing policies in place.

All of the equipment for this class is provided from life jackets to the boards and paddles themselves. All gear will be placed minimum 6 feet apart, once you pick your gear, we ask that it stays with you the entire class. There will be hand sanitizer available for those who would like some as well.

We will be sanitizing the equipment before and after the class, but if you have your own life jacket we invite you to bring it.

Recommended Age is 12+, however if they meet the following criteria, please contact my email to discuss younger ages.

Criteria as follows:

1) comfortable swimming without touching bottom

2) have handled a paddle before

3) have a parent or guardian in the class with them

The classes will be lead by Ben Herman (cell: 919-602-0937) (email: ben.herman@ncparks.gov) and Sean Higgins (cell: 919-805-2194) (email:sean.higgins@ncparks.gov).

This opportunity was made possible by Friends of State Parks, www.ncfsp.org Program is free, however a parking of up to $7 per vehicle may apply.

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Location

Falls Lake State Recreation Area

13304 Creedmoor Road

Wake Forest, NC 27587

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Organizer N.C. Division of Parks & Recreation

Organizer of Intro to Stand Up Paddle-Boarding

North Carolina state park system.

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