California Canoe & Kayak hosts events of all sizes, from private instruction and corporate events to regularly scheduled classes and tours.  We hold and attend events for paddlers and anglers in Sacramento and the Bay Area. Below is a list of the events we’ll be holding or participating in throughout the upcoming year! 

June 2018

2018 Demos, Clinics, & Skills Day

Paddlefest Skills & Demo Day

WHEN: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

TIME: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

PRICE: Adult = $40, Youth under 18 = $20

WhereNimbus Flats Recreation Area on Lake Natoma (Rancho Cordova, California – off HW50 & Hazel Ave). State Park's Parking Fee $10

Full Day Sign Up.  Clinic and Demos ($40)

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Skill Clinics: 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Lunch Break: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Demo Time: 1:00 pm-3:00 pm 

Half Day Sign Up.  Demos Only ($20)

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California Canoe & Kayak Paddlefest is excited to present a new format for 2018! This year, Paddlefest expands beyond a day of craft demos, adding clinics for all skill levels that focus on practical learning for canoeing, kayaking, and surfskiing. During the clinics, participants can learn paddle skills, learn best practices for family days on the water, and more. As in the past, attendees will also have the chance to demo new kayaks, canoes, surfskis, and pedal driven fishing kayaks from various major brands.  Lunch is provided for $10. Space is limited, pre-registration is required.

Sample Skill Clinics

9:00-12:00 Skill Clinics

Quick Description

Kayak Control & Paddling Clinic

Our instructors will share paddling & Kayak control techniques to help you have a more enjoyable paddling experience on the water. 

Kayak Rescues Clinic

Paddling with a friend it is important to understand the basic of an assisted rescue. Watch and learn the technique for helping someone reenter their kayak. 

Freshwater Fishing Seminar and Clinic

Learn the best setup for a freshwater fishing trip and the possibility of getting on the wat

er with a rod and reel. California Fishing License required for the on-water portion of this class. Please bring your fishing rod and gear as we'll have limited number of rods for people to rent. One day fishing license available [here](ttps://

Hobie Island Sailing

The Basic set up and Sailing a Hobie Island

Youth Paddling

Just us kids out there. Two age groups available