Provides basic knowledge and skills in purchasing equipment, paddling, planning, and survival in a kayak. Trips to pool, pond, and river provide the opportunity to practice and implement skills learned. Due to physical constraints of the kayaks available for the course, some students may not be able to be accommodated due to height/weight limitations. (1 cr. hr.) (Spring, Summer). Prerequisite: swimming ability. Lecture/activity. Fee $50.