Click on the links below for instructors who offer kayaking instruction. A detailed description of these courses can be found on the American Canoe Association website Kayaking Courses page.
Introduction to Kayaking -- level 1 (Flatwater in various types of kayaks)
Essentials of River Kayaking -- level 2 (Class I - moving water/small waves) in recreational kayaks.
River Kayaking -- level 3 (Class I to II- rapids) in whitewater kayaks.
Whitewater Kayaking -- level 4 (Class II to III- rapids) in whitewater kayaks.
Essentials of Kayak Touring -- Level 2 (Lakes, calm protected ocean environments and other flatwater settings) in recreational, touring and sea kayaks
Coastal Kayak Basic Skills & Rescue -- Level 3 (Freshwater lakes or saltwater coves) in touring and sea kayaks
Open Water Coastal Kayak -- Level 4 (Open water) in touring and sea kayaks