Introduction to Whitewater Canoeing – Course Description
Instruction and direct experience in fundamental whitewater canoeing skills. Basic paddling strokes and maneuvers for use on whitewater, river safety, basic river rescue, equipment selection and care, and environmental ethics. Participate in one required weekend fieldtrip. Additional charge assessed for the fieldtrip. Refer to the online schedule of classes for the current charge. Course Prerequisites: HESO 255 and intermediate swimming ability required.
Tests & Scales
It is the intent of the Department of Health & Exercise Studies that all sections of a given course are graded consistently. This page describes the performance tests and the scales that are to be used with this course. Although your instructor may or may not choose to use every test described, he or she will use these procedures and grading scales for the tests students perform. Where appropriate, a video demonstration of the skills test has been provided.