2014 Sailing and Boating Adventures on Lake Olathe

AGES 9 & UP, FAMILIES WELCOME

THREE 2 HOUR CLASSES
$75/OLATHE RESIDENTS $70
Sailing Treasure Hunts! - Whether your child or the child in you, dreams of being an explorer like Columbus, or a treasure hunting Pirate of Lake Olathe, this sailing class will teach the basics of sailing & boating in safe and exciting ways. Clifton Bencke & Dale Wycoff, sailing & boating instructors with years of experience in teaching youth & scouts, instruct. Class includes how to: rig & assemble the lateen & sloop rigged sailboats; get underway; trim the sail for different angles of wind; right-of-way; capsize and right the sailboats; “Man overboard”; and more. If no wind, class will explore the lake by canoes. The third evening of each session is combined training with a progression of Treasure Hunts including; finding the hidden pirate’s cave, Treasure Island, and more! Parents are encouraged to enroll and sail with their child. Participants should wear a swimsuit and water shoes. Lifejackets are provided or BYO. Students are encouraged to enroll in multiple sessions for ongoing adventures & learning. –Contact Clifton about alternate evening or weekend options; clifton@cdjr.org.
DEADLINE: FIRST DAY OF CLASS. MIN: 2 MAX: 14
LOCATION: LAKE OLATHE BEACH - 625 LAKESHORE DR
25365 . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm . . . . . . . . . . 5/28 . . . . . . . . . Wed
25366 . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm . . . . . . . . . . 6/12 . . . . . . . . . Thu
25367 . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm . . . . . . . . . . 7/9 . . . . . . . . . . Wed
25368 . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm . . . . . . . . . . 7/24 . . . . . . . . . Thu


Kayaks & Canoe Rental on Lake Olathe - Starting Again This Spring
Ages 9 to Adult
$15/$10 for Olathe residents per person per hour
Explore and/or fish from the water on kayaks and canoes. Vessel, Paddles, and life preserves provided. Under 18 must be accompanied on the water by responsible adult. For additional information contact Clifton about alternate evening or weekend options 913-220-5177
Reservations required. Two single-seat 18ft kayaks, Two two-seat canoes available. To reserve kayak or canoe call 913-220-5177

Location: Lake Olathe Beach- 625 Lakeshore Dr

 

If rental is during sailing classes above then a minimum of 1 hour is required, if not then a 2 hour minimum is required.