The public is invited to a free paddling-safety event at Wilbur Cross High School in New Haven, Connecticut. The purpose is to promote safety and education of manual-powered vessels such as canoes, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards.
There will be informative presentations given by members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary about paddlesports, along with safety-equipment requirements and water/weather education.
WHEN: MARCH 31, 2012, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Also at the event:
- A hands-on rescue and survival gear display, including how to choose the right lifejacket._
- Pool demonstrations, including recoveries from a kayak, canoe and stand-up paddleboard
Elizabeth O’Conner (203-903-5705)