Rentals and Clinics
Rent an easy to use sit on top kayak, single or double, no experience needed! For the more experienced paddler, decked kayaks are available. For a new on water experience try a Stand Up Paddleboard. Launch from our beach and paddle the kayak friendly waters of Middle Bay and the surrounding wetlands. Rent a kayak outfitted for fishing! Try one of the Hobie Pedal Drive Kayaks.
Hobie Pedal Doubles & Hobie Adventure Island
Hobie Tandem Island$50.00/hr $199.00/Day
THINGS TO BRING
*SPARE SET OF DRY CLOTHES
ALL RENTALS ARE CASH ONLY!
Empire Kayaks Clinics
Empire Kayaks Clinics 2013
Sun May 5 Quick Start 9-12pm
Sat May 25 Combo 9-1pm
Sun. June 16 Quick Start 9-12pm, Rescue 12:30-3:30
Sun June 23 Combo 9-1pm,Open Water Skills 1:30-4:30
Sun. June 30 Quick Start 9-12pm, Rolling 12:30-3:30
Sun. July 14 Combo 9- 1pm, Rolling 1:30-4:30
Sun. July 28 Quick Start 9-12, Rescue 12:30-3:30
Sun. Aug 4 Combo 9-1pm, Open Water Skills 1:30-4:30
Sun. Aug 18 Quick Start 9-12, Rescue 12:30-3:30
Sun. Aug 25 Combo 9-1pm
Sun. Sept.1 Quick Start 9-12, Rolling 12:30-3:30
Sun. Sept 15 Combo 9-1pm
Sat. Oct 12 Combo 9-1pm
$75.00 /3hr Clinic Includes kayak, equipment and top notch instruction. (Combo Clinic/$100)
ACA Quick Start Clinic is an introduction to paddling a kayak. Students are presented with basic information on equipment, carrying, launching, landing, dressing to paddle safely, potential hazards and simple rescues. Basic strokes covered; forward, reverse, stopping, turning and wet exit. A perfect course to enhance the enjoyment and safety of the entry level paddler. An ACA participation card is given to students.
Open Water Skills Clinic This class is for paddlers who are confident in their basic strokes and recoveries and are ready for more challenging conditions. We will work on strokes to help you enjoy the conditions. We will cover: * J-lean and holding an edge to aid in maneuvering, *High & low braces, and sculling to prevent a capsize. *Maneuvers like high & low brace turns, bow & stern rudders & side slips. To top it off we will enjoy the always fun capsize recoveries in challenging conditions and work on advanced recoveries skills.
4 Empire Blvd.
Island Park, NY 11558
ALL TRIPS, RENTALS AND CLINICS ARE CASH ONLY!