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Saturday, August 10, 2013

56992 - Tandem Canoe Rescue and Recovery
Join us for a full day in-water class on Tandem Canoe Rescues and Recovery taught by a certified ACA instructor. Once the basic water safety issues and PFD tests are covered, in-water topics will include: controlled swamping and deep water exits, boat over boat recovery, stirrup rescue, and heel hook rescue. This is an in-water class; participants will be in and out of the water throughout the class. Class size is limited. A tandem canoe is included in the fee. However, if you have a tandem canoe, please bring it and you will receive a discount.

Location: Kayak Pittsburgh - North Park
Difficulty: Moderate
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cost: $33.00 non-member / $25.00 member
Organization: Venture Outdoors






 

Cancellation Policy

To receive a refund, your cancellation must be made at least 3 business days (Monday - Friday) in advance. For example, you must cancel no later than 5:00 PM on Tuesday for the following weekend's trips. Simply email signup@ventureoutdoors.org or call us to let us know that you need to cancel (cancellations cannot be made on our website).

Cancellations with insufficient notice, no-shows, and late arrivals who have missed the group's departure will not receive a refund or trip credit.

Refunds are issued in the form of trip credit, unless otherwise requested. Please note that trip credit will not be given on check payments until there is verification that the check has cleared. Paid reservations are transferable to other participants. However, we request advanced notice of the transfer.

What's Next?

After registering, you will receive confirmation from Venture Outdoors. Once confirmed, we will send you an information sheet that tells you meeting times and places, directions, and a list of what to wear and to bring. Participants provide their own transportation and meals unless otherwise noted.  Please read our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information about our Activities.

Participants are required to sign an Acknowledgement of Risk Form for each Venture Outdoors activity they attend. Please click here to download the form.

If you need an accommodation to participate in activities due to a disability, please contact the office at: 412-255-0564 or info@ventureoutdoors.org. Venture Outdoors will gladly discuss how to accommodate your needs.

Each activity has a difficulty ranking, and we do our best to describe the format as much as possible so that you can get an idea of whether it’s something that’s suitable for you. Below we’ve included a detailed list of all of our activities' levels of difficulty.
 
Levels of Difficulty
Relaxed Relaxed: Short distances at a slow pace; Generally flat terrain, well defined trails; No prior activity experience is necessary; Perfect start for beginners; Not too physically challenging.
Relaxed Easy: Short distances at a slow pace; Relatively flat terrain, well defined trails, may involve some hills; No prior activity experience is necessary; Perfect start for beginners; Not too physically challenging.
Relaxed Moderate: Varying distances at a steady pace; Varying terrain, generally established trails; Some prior experience in the activity is required; Only for those in good physical condition; Physically challenging.
Relaxed Advanced: Fast-paced over a short distance or steady-paced over a long distance; Varying terrain, may include off-trail sections, rough spots, unexpected obstacles; Prior experience in the activity is required; Only for those in good physical condition; Physically challenging.
Relaxed Strenuous: Faster-paced over a short distance or fast-paced over a long distance; Difficult terrain, will include off-trail sections, rough spots and unexpected obstacles; Prior experience in the activity is required; Only for those in excellent physical condition; Most physically challenging.