This American Canoe Association Skills Assessment Course will earn ACA members the L-3 Certification if skills and knowledge are successfully demonstrated during this course. This is also an opportunity to refine your paddling technique through constructive feedback from our certified, Level-4 Coastal Kayak Kayak Instructor. Venue Put-In: St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, St. Marks Florida. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Course Fee: $145*
Participants must pre-register by calling 850.445.3236 or by e-mailing: info@FloridaKayakSchool.com
* There is an entrance fee to the National Wildlife Refuge of:
Daily Pass - Cars and Motorcycles: $5
Bicycles and Pedestrians: $1
St. Marks NWR Annual Pass - $25
The refuge's Visitor Center and administrative office is located about 25 miles south of Tallahassee, FL. From Tallahassee, take SR 363 (Woodville Hwy) to Wakulla. Turn left (east) on SR 267 (Bloxham Cutoff). At US 98 (Coastal Hwy), turn left (east) and cross the St. Marks River. Turn right on Lighthouse Road (CR 59) and drive 3 miles to the Visitor Center/Office. [GPS: 30° 9.097' N 84° 8.845' W]
Florida Kayak School Course Deposit, Cancellation, Refund Policy: The Florida Kayak School activities go rain or shine. Should the Florida Kayak School cancel your reservation due to extreme weather conditions or other safety related concerns, you may reschedule or receive a full refund. If YOU cancel or decrease your numbers the following applies:
Reservation for Florida Kayak School Courses: To reserve a spot for a course requires a 50% deposit. The balance of the charge is due 30 days prior to the beginning of the activity.
Course Closure: Florida Kayak School closes courses registration 3 weeks prior to the beginning date of the activity. Should a minimum of participants not commit to this activity, the Florida Kayak School will cancel the course and give those who have paid a full refund or reservation credit (client’s choice).
Cancellations: Cancellations 30 or more days prior to the activity date will receive full refund minus a 5% cancellation fee. Cancellations 14-29 days prior to the beginning of the activity date will receive a full reservation booking credit minus a 5% cancellation fee. Cancellations 0-13 days prior to the activity date are not extended a refund or credit.
Reservation credits are valid one year from the activity date.