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Susan K. ·
Reviewed October 16, 2012
fabulous!

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Su S. · 6 reviews TOP REVIEWER
Reviewed October 14, 2012
This was a fantastic, no stress experience. Our instructor, Steve, was top-notch, patient and funny. we are looking forward to the spring to take additional lessons from Cascade!

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Marliza ·
Reviewed October 7, 2012
Loved kayaking. Instructor was knowledgeable. Thinking about purchasing memebership, although there was NO pressure whatsoever. In fact, I had to inquire. There is no hard sell. Highly recommend if you like being out on the water.

What You'll Get


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$34 for a Get Started Kayaking Lesson for One ($69 Value)

During the introductory lesson, groups of up to 10 learn about general safety, equipment, basic movements in the kayak, how to reenter the kayak from the water, and how to recover from a capsize.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires Oct 8, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 1 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Registration required. Must be 16 or older. Must sign waiver. Must be able to swim 50 yards. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Cascade Canoe & Kayak Centers


An osprey hovers 30 feet in the air over Lake Washington, virtually silent until it spots something beneath the water's surface. Quickly, it folds its wings and plunges into the water, emerging seconds later with a fish ripped firmly between its talons. Nearby, Cascade Canoe & Kayak Centers' founder, Dan Henderson, floats by silently. This slice of the pristine outdoors happens to be his workplace, but none of it would have happened if his mother hadn't forced him to take a canoeing lesson in 1972. Despite his initial reluctance, Mr. Henderson took to the water like a robot to a magnet store. He went on to race whitewater canoes and flat-water Olympic-style canoes, eventually earning four medals as a member of the U.S. national team. Later, Mr. Henderson became a coach and set out to train a new crop of water athletes. To this end, Cascade Canoe & Kayak Centers serves as the natural continuation of Mr. Henderson's journey: a place to, in his words, "share paddling with the community in a manner that is fun and safe."

Under the leadership of expert guides—many of whom learned their trade directly under Dan Henderson's wing—visitors embark on day trips into inlets and bays, paddling in the shadow of the Olympic Mountains or tailgating orca whales. The staff also leads canoe and kayak classes that aim to take novices from beginner to expert. Their efforts have proved fruitful, as three of Cascade Canoe & Kayak Centers' students have made it to international-level competitions.

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