Piqua YMCA to offer a kayaking class in October

PIQUA — The Piqua Branch of the Miami County YMCA will be offering a kayaking class on Thursday, Oct. 24. The class will run 6:30 to 9:30p.m. The class is designed for beginning kayakers who want to learn the basics of the sport.

The fee for the class is $15 for YMCA members and $20 for non YMCA members. Class size is limited to four participants, and you must be at least 14 years of age to participate.

The class will be taught by Jeff Lange, a local kayaking enthusiast who is also a certified kayak instructor with the American Canoe Association. Jeff brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the class.

Kayaking is a very popular and fun water sport that individuals can easily learn and do. There are many opportunities for renting a kayak around the Dayton area, as well as many waterways to go kayaking on.

For more information, or to register for the kayaking class please contact Donn Shade at the Piqua branch of the Miami County YMCA by calling 937-773-9622 or emailing d.shade@miamicountyymca.net.

The Miami County YMCA-Piqua Branch is located at 223 W. High St. in Piqua.