The San Joaquin River Stewardship
Program is a regional boating safety center as part of a program funded by the
California Department of Boating and Waterways. The Department of Boating and Waterways
funds boating facilities, boating safety education and supports boating law enforcement
in California. A portion of the Stewardship Program equipment is provided by the Department
to enhance boating safety education in California. www.dbw.ca.gov
Kayaking & Standup Paddling Classes
Learn how to paddle by taking an instructional class! The
Stewardship Program will be offering basic kayaking and standup
paddling classes on Sunday mornings this year from 9am to 1pm at Lost
Lake Park. You will learn water safety, strokes, rescues and
participate in games and races. Kayak classes are designed to prepare
you to take a river trip or go on a moonlight paddle. Read More.
School & Youth Groups
School and youth groups can receive personalized water safety and paddlesport instruction on the San Joaquin River. The Stewardship Program offers canoeing, kayaking, and standup paddling classes that will provide students with the basic skills they need to paddle safely and effectively. Read More.
The Paddlesport Camp
Get your child outdoors and on the water! Let them participate in the San
Joaquin River Paddlesport Camp this year. If they want to learn how to canoe, kayak, standup paddle board, take a river trip and race this camp is for them. No experience is necessary! They will build self confidence, learn how to paddle,
and develop physically. They will make new friends, learn valuable leadership
and team building skills and create memories that will last a lifetime. Canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddling are life-long sports that will not
only develop physical abilities and life skills but create a passion for life
and the natural environment. Read More.
California Department of Boating & Waterways Links