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Cold Water Immersion

Saturday, May 6, 2023, 9:30 AM until 1:00 PM
Bush Lake
401 W Bush Lake Rd
Bloomington, MN  55438
Additional Info:
Skill Building
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Available Slots:
No Fee

oin Inland Sea Kayakers' annual cold water immersion event.  This is a good event to start your paddling season if you have not already.  You will have the opportunity to do the following in cold water and in a controlled environment:

- Check our your gear

- See what it is like to be in cold water if you come out of your boat

- Do wet exits and self rescues

- Practice T-rescues

- Practice rolling


Required Gear -

- Kayak with spray skirt, bulkheads (or float bags), and deck lines

- Paddles


- Immersion wear - a dry suit is HIGHLY recommended for this time of year, wet suit is minimum. Warm shoes, gloves, underlayers, etc.

- Paddle float

- Bilge pump

- Whistle

- Water bottles

- Extra dry clothes and jacket

- Food if you want any