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    • 07/06/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 07/17/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 6 sessions
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 0
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    Session 5 of the 2020 BIAC Learn to Scull series takes place from July 6-17:

    Monday, Wednesday, Friday mornings from 8:30-10:30am

    Row in a single and enjoy the summer mornings!

    The $250 Learn to Scull fee includes the following:

    • Six 2-hour sessions (M,W,F for two weeks)
    • A one-month trial membership at BIAC including use of BIAC equipment
    • Opportunities to become certified in a single shell
    • Opportunities to participate in other BIAC classes during the trial membership

    Note: This class has a minimum enrollment of three and a maximum of six participants.

    NO EXPERIENCED ROWERS, PLEASE.

    • 07/06/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 07/17/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 6 sessions
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Session 6 of the 2020 BIAC Learn to Scull series takes place from July 6-17:

    Monday, Wednesday, Friday evenings from 5:15-7:15pm

    Row in a single and enjoy the summer evenings!

    The $250 Learn to Scull fee includes the following:

    • Six 2-hour sessions (M,W,F for two weeks)
    • A one-month trial membership at BIAC including use of BIAC equipment
    • Opportunities to become certified in a single shell
    • Opportunities to participate in other BIAC classes during the trial membership

    Note: This class has a minimum enrollment of three and a maximum of six participants.

    NO EXPERIENCED ROWERS, PLEASE.

    • 07/08/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 08/07/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 10 sessions
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 1
    Register

    Session 3 of the 2020 BIAC Sculling Spectacular takes place from July 8 - August 7:

    Wednesday and Friday mornings from 6:30-8:00am

    Learn new skills in single sculls that will translate to any boat, big or small.

    The $250 class fee includes 10 1.5-hour sessions (W,F for five weeks)

    • Everyone in this class must be a BIAC member and 1x certified
    • If you are not certified in a single and want to join this group, email ops@gobair.org before signing up.

    Note: This class has a minimum enrollment of two and a maximum of six participants.

    MUST BE A BIAC MEMBER AND 1X CERTIFIED

    • 07/08/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 08/07/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 10 sessions
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 6
    Register

    Session 4 of the 2020 BIAC Sculling Spectacular takes place from July 8 - August 7:

    Wednesday and Friday mornings from 7:30-9:00am

    Learn new skills in single sculls that will translate to any boat, big or small.

    The $250 class fee includes 10 1.5-hour sessions (W,F for five weeks)

    • Everyone in this class must be a BIAC member and 1x certified
    • If you are not certified in a single and want to join this group, email ops@gobair.org before signing up.

    Note: This class has a minimum enrollment of two and a maximum of six participants.

    MUST BE A BIAC MEMBER AND 1X CERTIFIED

    • 07/08/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 07/15/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 3 sessions
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 4
    Register

    Session 2 of Open Water Rowing class consists of three 1.5 hour sessions over 3 days:

    • July 8 Wednesday 5:30-7:00pm
    • July 10 Friday 5:30-7:00pm
    • July 15 Wednesday 5:30-7:00pm

    Open Water rowing is the latest rage and a great skill for BIAC’s windy afternoons.

    Join us to learn and practice open water rowing from coach Amanda, who participated in the last two Coastal World Championships. 

    NOTE: Rowers must be competent and comfortable in a 21 or 24 (wherry). We recommend at least one year of experience as optimal to enjoy this class. 

    The class has a minimum of 2 and maximum of 6 participants.

    • 07/11/2020
    • 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    This BIAC Learn to SUP is one 2.5 hour class on Saturday, July 11.

    What to expect?

    • You will get wet! Bring a towel.
    • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
    • Most appropriate shoes are tennis shoes. NO FLIP FLOPS!
    • Please leave expensive belongings at home. There is a place to store keys.
    BIAC membership is not required to sign up for this class. Your Learn to SUP registration fee includes one-month of BIAC membership and the opportunity to take other BIAC classes.
    • 07/11/2020
    • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 6
    Register

    Session 2 of Learn to Kayak is on Saturday July 11, 10:00am - 12:30pm

    This BIAC Learn to Kayak class is one 2.5 hour session.

    What to expect?

    • You will get wet! Bring a towel.
    • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
    • Please leave expensive belongings at home. There is a place to store keys.

    Who can take the class

    Everyone can participate. BIAC membership is not required to sign up for this class.

    What's included

    Your Learn to Kayak registration fee includes one-month of BIAC membership and the opportunity to take other BIAC classes. After this introduction to the sport, we hope you’ll decide to continue paddling and join BIAC.

    Participants 10–17 years old are welcome and must be accompanied by an adult.

    What's covered

    Kayak orientation covers: storage, how to use the equipment, launching and docking, safety, traffic pattern, and use priority. 

    What to bring

    BIAC will provide paddles and craft.

    Due to Covid-19, we ask that you bring your own personal flotation device (PFD) if you have one. We have some available, if needed.

    We will be going on the water so come dressed for paddling, bring a towel, and PFD.

    Where and when to meet

    We will meet on the deck in the main yard.

    Do I have to register?

    Yes. Registration is required.

    Please register for one session only!

    • 07/11/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 07/12/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 2 sessions
    • 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City
    • 0
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    Surfskis are a great way to paddle which is why their popularity is surging.  These boats let you enjoy our waters, from flat water to white caps. This class will teach you the basic stroke;  training will start on calm water. You will practice how to safely remount your surfski. On Sunday we will look for more challenging water. 

    Once you successfully complete the class you will have a free one-month membership to practice, after which you can join the club. We have just updated our fleet and have all new Epic V8 surfskis. 

    What to expect?

    • You will get wet! Bring a towel.
    • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
    • Please leave expensive belongings at home. There is a place to store keys.

    Who can take the class

    Everyone can participate. BIAC membership is not required to sign up for this class. However, this class is for adults only - participants must be 18 years or older.

    What's included

    Your Learn to Surfski registration fee includes one-month of BIAC membership and the opportunity to take other BIAC classes. After this introduction to the sport, we hope you’ll decide to continue paddling and join BIAC.

    What's covered

    Surfski orientation covers: storage, how to use the equipment, launching and docking, safety, traffic pattern, and use priority. 

    What to bring

    BIAC will provide paddles and craft.

    Due to Covid-19, we ask that you bring your own personal flotation device (PFD) if you have one. We have some available, if needed.

    We will be going on the water so come dressed for paddling, bring a towel, and PFD.

    Where and when to meet

    We will meet on the deck in the main yard.

    Do I have to register?

    Yes. Registration is required.

    Please register for one session only!



    • 07/12/2020
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (PDT)
    • BIAC Boathouse
    Register

    Sign up now to get your orientation and certification for paddling equipment!

    As a part of our Summer of Solo Boats, BIAC membership now includes access to SUPs and Kayaks.

    You MUST take an orientation before using the equipment. (A previous rental session does not count as an orientation.)

    Free to BIAC members

    This class is free to BIAC members, not open to the general public.

    What's covered

    Kayak and SUP orientation covers: storage, how to use the equipment, safety, traffic pattern and use priority.

    To get certified after learning the basics, you will need to demonstrate how to enter and exit properly (launch and dock), boat handling, and how to get back in/on the craft from the water. 

    What to bring

    BIAC will provide paddles and craft.

    YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN PFD. Due to strict cleaning policies, we cannot allow you to share PFDs.

    We will be going on the water so come dressed for paddling, bring a towel, and PFD.

    Where and when to meet

    We will meet on the deck in the main yard.

    Do I have to register?

    Yes. Registration is required.



    • 07/16/2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 5
    Register

    This BIAC Sunset SUP is one 2 hour paddle on Thursday evening, July 16.

    What to expect?

    • You will get wet! Bring a towel.
    • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
    • Most appropriate shoes are tennis shoes. NO FLIP FLOPS!
    • Please leave expensive belongings at home. There is a place to store keys.
    • Ideal for novice and experienced paddlers alike.
    • Due to Covid-19, we ask that you bring your own personal flotation device (PFD) if you have one. We have some available, if needed.
    BIAC membership is not required to sign up for this class.
    • 07/17/2020
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 6
    Register

    Session 2 of BIAC's Open Water summer scrimmages

    Friday July 17, 5:30-7:00pm

    Meet at 5.30 to discuss the race course and sort out boats then a friendly race around buoys.

    Open to all members in solo crafts designed for open water adventures.

    Free and Open to All - Participants must be 1x certified.

    • 07/18/2020
    • 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 5
    Register

    This BIAC Learn to SUP is one 2.5 hour class on Saturday, July 18.

    What to expect?

    • You will get wet! Bring a towel.
    • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
    • Most appropriate shoes are tennis shoes. NO FLIP FLOPS!
    • Please leave expensive belongings at home. There is a place to store keys.
    BIAC membership is not required to sign up for this class. Your Learn to SUP registration fee includes one-month of BIAC membership and the opportunity to take other BIAC classes.
    • 07/18/2020
    • 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 12
    Register

    Family Kayaking on Saturday July 18, 10:30am - 1:00pm

    This Family Kayak class is one 2.5 hour session.

    What to expect?

    • You will get wet! Bring a towel.
    • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
    • Please leave expensive belongings at home. There is a place to store keys.

    Who can take the class

    Everyone can participate. This is an orientation to kayaking on our waters for the whole family.

    Adults must be accompanied by at least one child aged 10 to 17.

    What's covered

    Kayak orientation covers: storage, how to use the equipment, launching and docking, safety, traffic pattern, and use priority. 

    What to bring

    BIAC will provide paddles and craft.

    Due to Covid-19, we ask that you bring your own personal flotation device (PFD) if you have one. We have some available, if needed.

    We will be going on the water so come dressed for paddling, bring a towel, and PFD.

    Where and when to meet

    We will meet on the deck in the main yard.

    Do I have to register?

    Yes. Registration is required.

    Please register for one session only!

    • 07/18/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 07/19/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 2 sessions
    • 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City
    • 2
    Register

    Surfskis are a great way to paddle which is why their popularity is surging.  These boats let you enjoy our waters, from flat water to white caps. This class will teach you the basic stroke;  training will start on calm water. You will practice how to safely remount your surfski. On Sunday we will look for more challenging water. 

    Once you successfully complete the class you will have a free one-month membership to practice, after which you can join the club. We have just updated our fleet and have all new Epic V8 surfskis. 

    What to expect?

    • You will get wet! Bring a towel.
    • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
    • Please leave expensive belongings at home. There is a place to store keys.

    Who can take the class

    Everyone can participate. BIAC membership is not required to sign up for this class.  However, this class is for adults only - participants must be 18 years or older.

    What's included

    Your Learn to Surfski registration fee includes one-month of BIAC membership and the opportunity to take other BIAC classes. After this introduction to the sport, we hope you’ll decide to continue paddling and join BIAC.

    What's covered

    Surfski orientation covers: storage, how to use the equipment, launching and docking, safety, traffic pattern, and use priority. 

    What to bring

    BIAC will provide paddles and craft.

    Due to Covid-19, we ask that you bring your own personal flotation device (PFD) if you have one. We have some available, if needed.

    We will be going on the water so come dressed for paddling, bring a towel, and PFD.

    Where and when to meet

    We will meet on the deck in the main yard.

    Do I have to register?

    Yes. Registration is required.

    Please register for one session only!



    • 07/20/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 07/31/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 6 sessions
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Session 7 of the 2020 BIAC Learn to Scull series takes place from July 20-31:

    Monday, Wednesday, Friday mornings from 8:30-10:30am

    Row in a single and enjoy the summer mornings!

    The $250 Learn to Scull fee includes the following:

    • Six 2-hour sessions (M,W,F for two weeks)
    • A one-month trial membership at BIAC including use of BIAC equipment
    • Opportunities to become certified in a single shell
    • Opportunities to participate in other BIAC classes during the trial membership

    Note: This class has a minimum enrollment of three and a maximum of six participants.

    NO EXPERIENCED ROWERS, PLEASE.

    • 07/20/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 07/31/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 6 sessions
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Session 8 of the 2020 BIAC Learn to Scull series takes place from July 20-31:

    Monday, Wednesday, Friday evenings from 5:15-7:15pm

    Row in a single and enjoy the summer evenings!

    The $250 Learn to Scull fee includes the following:

    • Six 2-hour sessions (M,W,F for two weeks)
    • A one-month trial membership at BIAC including use of BIAC equipment
    • Opportunities to become certified in a single shell
    • Opportunities to participate in other BIAC classes during the trial membership

    Note: This class has a minimum enrollment of three and a maximum of six participants.

    NO EXPERIENCED ROWERS, PLEASE.

    • 07/22/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 07/29/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 3 sessions
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 4
    Register

    Session 3 of Open Water Rowing class consists of three 1.5 hour sessions over 3 days:

    • July 22 Wednesday  5:30-7:00pm
    • July 24 Friday          5:30-7:00pm
    • July 29 Wednesday  5:30-7:00pm

    Open Water rowing is the latest rage and a great skill for BIAC’s windy afternoons.

    Join us to learn and practice open water rowing from coach Amanda, who participated in the last two Coastal World Championships. 

    NOTE: Rowers must be competent and comfortable in a 21 or 24 (wherry). We recommend at least one year of experience as optimal to enjoy this class. 

    The class has a minimum of 2 and maximum of 6 participants.

    • 07/25/2020
    • 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 4
    Register

    Session 3 of Learn to Kayak is on Saturday July 25, 7:30 - 10:00am

    This BIAC Learn to Kayak class is one 2.5 hour session.

    What to expect?

    • You will get wet! Bring a towel.
    • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
    • Please leave expensive belongings at home. There is a place to store keys.

    Who can take the class

    Everyone can participate. BIAC membership is not required to sign up for this class.

    What's included

    Your Learn to Kayak registration fee includes one-month of BIAC membership and the opportunity to take other BIAC classes. After this introduction to the sport, we hope you’ll decide to continue paddling and join BIAC.

    Participants 10–17 years old are welcome and must be accompanied by an adult.

    What's covered

    Kayak orientation covers: storage, how to use the equipment, launching and docking, safety, traffic pattern, and use priority. 

    What to bring

    BIAC will provide paddles and craft.

    Due to Covid-19, we ask that you bring your own personal flotation device (PFD) if you have one. We have some available, if needed.

    We will be going on the water so come dressed for paddling, bring a towel, and PFD.

    Where and when to meet

    We will meet on the deck in the main yard.

    Do I have to register?

    Yes. Registration is required.

    Please register for one session only!

    • 07/26/2020
    • 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 4
    Register

    Session 2 of Performance Sculling Clinic is a single 2.5 hour session taught by Coach J:

    Sunday July 26, 7:00-9:30am

    Designed for good scullers who are looking to be great.

    The fee for the clinic is $60.  

    • For experienced scullers who want to improve their technique.
    • Focus is on technique, drills, and breaking down parts of the stroke.
    • This is a level-3 class and not for rookies. At least intermediate competency in a 1x is required.

    Note: This clinic has a minimum enrollment of two and a maximum of six participants.

    • 07/26/2020
    • 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    Register

    July 26, Sunday 8:00-11:00am

    Come enjoy some sun and friendly competition with your fellow rowers and paddlers in the spirit of the Olympics.

    We will have race categories based on skill level. For example, this photo features a member doing gondola Rowing, (she is holding the oar with her foot and has taken the other one out and is propelling herself like a gondolier). More events and games are being planned with details to come.

    In the true Olympic spirit, come see what you’re capable of and cheer for others! 

    This event is FREE – please register so we have an idea of attendance. Participants can also enjoy a post-event hangout on the deck, 6ft apart.

    Want to volunteer? Or have ideas for activities? Email Alice at ops@gobair.org

    • 07/30/2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 6
    Register

    This BIAC Sunset SUP is one 2 hour paddle on Thursday evening, July 30.

    What to expect?

    • You will get wet! Bring a towel.
    • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
    • Most appropriate shoes are tennis shoes. NO FLIP FLOPS!
    • Please leave expensive belongings at home. There is a place to store keys.
    • Ideal for novice and experienced paddlers alike.
    • Due to Covid-19, we ask that you bring your own personal flotation device (PFD) if you have one. We have some available, if needed.
    BIAC membership is not required to sign up for this class.
    • 07/31/2020
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 6
    Register

    Session 3 of BIAC's Open Water summer scrimmages

    Friday July 31, 5:30-7:00pm

    Meet at 5.30 to discuss the race course and sort out boats then a friendly race around buoys.

    Open to all members in solo crafts designed for open water adventures.

    Free and Open to All - Participants must be 1x certified.


    • 08/01/2020
    • 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 12
    Register

    Family Kayaking on Saturday August 1, 10:30am - 1:00pm

    This Family Kayak class is one 2.5 hour session.

    What to expect?

    • You will get wet! Bring a towel.
    • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
    • Please leave expensive belongings at home. There is a place to store keys.

    Who can take the class

    Everyone can participate. This is an orientation to kayaking on our waters for the whole family.

    Adults must be accompanied by at least one child aged 10 to 17.

    What's covered

    Kayak orientation covers: storage, how to use the equipment, launching and docking, safety, traffic pattern, and use priority. 

    What to bring

    BIAC will provide paddles and craft.

    Due to Covid-19, we ask that you bring your own personal flotation device (PFD) if you have one. We have some available, if needed.

    We will be going on the water so come dressed for paddling, bring a towel, and PFD.

    Where and when to meet

    We will meet on the deck in the main yard.

    Do I have to register?

    Yes. Registration is required.

    Please register for one session only!

    • 08/07/2020
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 6
    Register

    Session 4 of BIAC's Open Water summer scrimmages

    Friday August 7, 5:30-7:00pm

    Meet at 5.30 to discuss the race course and sort out boats then a friendly race around buoys.

    Open to all members in solo crafts designed for open water adventures.

    Free and Open to All - Participants must be 1x certified.


    • 08/08/2020
    • 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 6
    Register

    This BIAC Learn to SUP is one 2.5 hour class on Saturday, August 8.

    What to expect?

    • You will get wet! Bring a towel.
    • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
    • Most appropriate shoes are tennis shoes. NO FLIP FLOPS!
    • Please leave expensive belongings at home. There is a place to store keys.
    BIAC membership is not required to sign up for this class. Your Learn to SUP registration fee includes one-month of BIAC membership and the opportunity to take other BIAC classes.
    • 08/08/2020
    • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 6
    Register

    Session 4 of Learn to Kayak is on Saturday August 8, 10:00am - 12:30pm

    This BIAC Learn to Kayak class is one 2.5 hour session.

    What to expect?

    • You will get wet! Bring a towel.
    • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
    • Please leave expensive belongings at home. There is a place to store keys.

    Who can take the class

    Everyone can participate. BIAC membership is not required to sign up for this class.

    What's included

    Your Learn to Kayak registration fee includes one-month of BIAC membership and the opportunity to take other BIAC classes. After this introduction to the sport, we hope you’ll decide to continue paddling and join BIAC.

    Participants 10–17 years old are welcome and must be accompanied by an adult.

    What's covered

    Kayak orientation covers: storage, how to use the equipment, launching and docking, safety, traffic pattern, and use priority. 

    What to bring

    BIAC will provide paddles and craft.

    Due to Covid-19, we ask that you bring your own personal flotation device (PFD) if you have one. We have some available, if needed.

    We will be going on the water so come dressed for paddling, bring a towel, and PFD.

    Where and when to meet

    We will meet on the deck in the main yard.

    Do I have to register?

    Yes. Registration is required.

    Please register for one session only!

    • 08/13/2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 6
    Register

    This BIAC Sunset SUP is one 2 hour paddle on Thursday evening, August 13.

    What to expect?

    • You will get wet! Bring a towel.
    • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
    • Most appropriate shoes are tennis shoes. NO FLIP FLOPS!
    • Please leave expensive belongings at home. There is a place to store keys.
    • Ideal for novice and experienced paddlers alike.
    • Due to Covid-19, we ask that you bring your own personal flotation device (PFD) if you have one. We have some available, if needed.
    BIAC membership is not required to sign up for this class.
    • 08/14/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 08/16/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 3 sessions
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 3
    Register

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    Weekender Intensive Sculling Camp | Fri 8/14, Sat 8/15, Sun 8/16

    Join expert sculling coach Sara Nevin for an intensive sculling camp with lots of personal attention that will fine-tune your skills. Learn how to move a 1x, 2x and a 4x more effectively! Whether you are relatively new or very experienced, everyone will improve in three rowing sessions per day. A rough schedule is shown below, which we may modify to fit the group and the day.

    Consider inviting a friend from another club to join you.

    Friday 8/14:

    • Meet for orientation a row and dinner (included in cost)

    Saturday 8/15:

    • 7-9am – Row 1xs then return to the shade to eat snacks and watch video
    • 10:30am - 12:30pm – Row
    • Lunch/rest
    • 4-6pm – Row

    Sunday 8/16:

    • 7-9am – Row 1xs then return to the shade to eat snacks and watch video
    • 10:30am - 12:30pm – Row then return to the shade to eat snacks and watch video

    You can bring your own boat (we will provide free storage) OR use one of ours.

    Prerequisites: This class is for people who know how to scull and have at least one year of rowing experience. 

    • 08/15/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 08/16/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 2 sessions
    • 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City
    • 4
    Register

    Surfskis are a great way to paddle which is why their popularity is surging.  These boats let you enjoy our waters, from flat water to white caps. This class will teach you the basic stroke;  training will start on calm water. You will practice how to safely remount your surfski. On Sunday we will look for more challenging water. 

    Once you successfully complete the class you will have a free one-month membership to practice, after which you can join the club. We have just updated our fleet and have all new Epic V8 surfskis. 

    What to expect?

    • You will get wet! Bring a towel.
    • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
    • Please leave expensive belongings at home. There is a place to store keys.

    Who can take the class

    Everyone can participate. BIAC membership is not required to sign up for this class. However, this class is for adults only - participants must be 18 years or older.

    What's included

    Your Learn to Surfski registration fee includes one-month of BIAC membership and the opportunity to take other BIAC classes. After this introduction to the sport, we hope you’ll decide to continue paddling and join BIAC.

    What's covered

    Surfski orientation covers: storage, how to use the equipment, launching and docking, safety, traffic pattern, and use priority. 

    What to bring

    BIAC will provide paddles and craft.

    Due to Covid-19, we ask that you bring your own personal flotation device (PFD) if you have one. We have some available, if needed.

    We will be going on the water so come dressed for paddling, bring a towel, and PFD.

    Where and when to meet

    We will meet on the deck in the main yard.

    Do I have to register?

    Yes. Registration is required.

    Please register for one session only!



    • 08/23/2020
    • 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 6
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    Session 3 of Performance Sculling Clinic is a single 2.5 hour session taught by Coach J:

    Sunday August 23, 7:00-9:30am

    Designed for good scullers who are looking to be great.

    The fee for the clinic is $60.  

    • For experienced scullers who want to improve their technique.
    • Focus is on technique, drills, and breaking down parts of the stroke.
    • This is a level-3 class and not for rookies. At least intermediate competency in a 1x is required.

    Note: This clinic has a minimum enrollment of two and a maximum of six participants.