FIBARK YOUTH PADDLING PROGRAM
Offering youth paddlers, ages 6 – 15, opportunities to participate in whitewater kayaking and boating.
TO YOUTH PADDLERS
We strive to create competent boaters, and life-long river stewards through professional paddle sports instruction, fun river events and on water team building.
FIBArk Youth Paddling Program offers youth paddlers, ages 6 – 15, opportunities to participate in whitewater kayaking and boating. Instruction and equipment offered by FIBArk both on the river and at the Salida Hot Springs Pool provides a safe and accessible foundation of river boating skills. Beginning paddlers learn boat fitting, basic strokes, balancing, safety, wet exits, T-rescues and calm water rolls. Advanced courses include river safety and hydrology, whitewater risk assessment, advanced stroke technique and combat rolls.