Changing Tides PaddleCraft logo
A Connecticut
paddlesports training
company
 
 

Changing Tides PaddleCraft offers kayak, canoe and SUP (standup paddle board) instruction and training in Connecticut and New York. We are proud that our Instructors are trained and Certified by the American Canoe Association - the benchmark for paddling Instruction in North America. Together our staff span a broad range of paddling disciplines from flat to moving water in coastal and river environments. We bring depth of experience and love of the outdoors to the art of building your paddling skills. We work with key local organizations to schedule paddlesport lessons that are accessible to all paddlers in our region.

 
 

Paddlesport Classes and Activities Schedule

 
 

Our 2018 Schedule is in development. We encourage you to check back through the Spring as we add more programs and dates. Our Fall dates will begin to solidify during the summer. If you are looking for a particular class we encourage you to contact us to find out what is in the planning stages. If you prefer private or semi-private lessons give us a call and we can arrange dates and times.

 
 
Any Time
2018-Jan
2018-Feb
2018-Mar
2018-Apr
2018-May
2018-Jun
 
 
2018-Jul
2018-Aug
2018-Sep
2018-Oct
2018-Nov
2018-Dec
Class-Loc
 
 
General Fees
 
 
Lower Peconic River, Long Island, NY
 
 

 

 
 
CLASSES TO FIT YOUR SCHEDULE
 
 
DATE
TIME
CLASS TITLE
DESC.
LOCATION
 
 
Inquire
Inquire
Your Personal Lesson(s)
PDF
Inquire
 
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL US AT 860-799-5459
 
 


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JANUARY CLASSES & ACTIVITIES
 
 
DATE
TIME
CLASS TITLE
DESC.
LOCATION
 
 
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Inquire
Your Personal Lesson(s)
PDF
Inquire
 
 
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FEBRUARY CLASSES & ACTIVITIES
 
 
DATE
TIME
CLASS TITLE
DESC.
LOCATION
 
 
Inquire
Inquire
Your Personal Lesson(s)
PDF
Inquire
 
 
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MARCH CLASSES & ACTIVITIES
 
 
DATE
TIME
CLASS TITLE
DESC.
LOCATION
 
 
Inquire
Inquire
Your Personal Lesson(s)
PDF
Inquire
 
 
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APRIL CLASSES & ACTIVITIES
 
 
DATE
TIME
CLASS TITLE
DESC.
LOCATION
 
 
Inquire
Inquire
Your Personal Lesson(s)
PDF
Inquire
 
 
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MAY CLASSES & ACTIVITIES
 
 
DATE
TIME
CLASS TITLE
DESC.
LOCATION
 
 
Sun 5/20
9:00am-12:00
Empire Kayaks: Quick Start Kayak
PDF
Directions
 
 
Sun 5/20
12:30pm-3:30
Empire Kayaks: Private Lessons - inquire
PDF
Directions
 
 
Inquire
Inquire
Your Personal Lesson(s)
PDF
Inquire
 
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL US AT 860-799-5459
 
 


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JUNE CLASSES & ACTIVITIES
 
 
DATE
TIME
CLASS TITLE
DESC.
LOCATION
 
 
Sun 6/10
9:00am-1:00
Empire Kayaks: Strokes & Rescues Combo
PDF
Directions
 
 
Sun 6/10
1:30pm-3:30
Empire Kayaks: Private Lessons - inquire
PDF
Directions
 
 
6/11-15
9:00a-5:00p
L2 Camps Training: Kayak, Canoe, SUP
Link
FULL
 
 
Mon 6/18
4:30pm-6:30
Rdgfld P&R K1: Quick-Start, Kayak
PDF
Directions
 
 
Sun 6/24
9:00am-12:00
Empire Kayaks: Quick Start Kayak
PDF
Directions
 
 
Sun 6/24
12:30pm-3:30
Empire Kayaks: Private Lessons - inquire
PDF
Directions
 
 
Mon 6/25
4:30pm-6:30
Rdgfld P&R S1: Quick-Start,SUP
PDF
Directions
 
 
Inquire
Inquire
Your Personal Lesson(s)
PDF
Inquire
 
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL US AT 860-799-5459
 
 


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JULY CLASSES & ACTIVITIES
 
 
DATE
TIME
CLASS TITLE
DESC.
LOCATION
 
 
Mon 7/2
4:30pm-6:30
Rdgfld P&R K2: Stroke-Refinement, Kayak
PDF
Directions
 
 
Sun 7/8
9:00am-12:00
Empire Kayaks: Quick Start Kayak
PDF
Directions
 
 
Sun 7/8
9:00am-11:00
Empire Kayaks: Quick Start SUP
PDF
Directions
 
 
Sun 7/8
12:30pm-3:30
Empire Kayaks: Kayak Rolling
PDF
Directions
 
 
Mon 7/9
4:30pm-6:30
Rdgfld P&R S2: Stroke-Refinement, SUP
PDF
Directions
 
 
Sun 7/15
9:00am-1:00
Empire Kayaks: Strokes & Rescues Combo
PDF
Directions
 
 
Sun 7/15
1:30pm-3:30
Empire Kayaks: Private Lessons - inquire
PDF
Directions
 
 
Mon 7/16
4:30pm-6:30
Rdgfld P&R K1: Quick-Start, Kayak
PDF
Directions
 
 
Mon 7/23
4:30pm-6:30
Rdgfld P&R S1: Quick-Start, SUP
PDF
Directions
 
 
Sun 7/29
9:00am-12:00
Empire Kayaks: Quick Start Kayak
PDF
Directions
 
 
Sun 7/29
9:00am-11:00
Empire Kayaks: Quick Start SUP
PDF
Directions
 
 
Sun 7/29
12:30pm-3:30
Empire Kayaks: Kayak Rescues
PDF
Directions
 
 
Mon 7/30
4:30pm-6:30
Rdgfld P&R K2: Stroke-Refinement, Kayak
PDF
Directions
 
 
Inquire
Inquire
Your Personal Lesson(s)
PDF
Inquire
 
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL US AT 860-799-5459
 
 


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AUGUST CLASSES & ACTIVITIES
 
 
DATE
TIME
CLASS TITLE
DESC.
LOCATION
 
 
Mon 8/6
4:30pm-6:30
Rdgfld P&R K2: Stroke-Refinement, Kayak
PDF
Directions
 
 
Sun 8/12
9:00am-12:00
Empire Kayaks: Quick Start Kayak
PDF
Directions
 
 
Sun 8/12
9:00am-11:00
Empire Kayaks: Quick Start SUP
PDF
Directions
 
 
Sun 8/12
12:30pm-3:30
Empire Kayaks: Kayak Rolling
PDF
Directions
 
 
Mon 8/13
4:30pm-6:30
Rdgfld P&R K1: Quick-Start, Kayak
PDF
Directions
 
 
Mon 8/20
4:30pm-6:30
Rdgfld P&R S1: Quick-Start, SUP
PDF
Directions
 
 
Sun 8/26
9:00am-1:00
Empire Kayaks: Strokes & Rescues Combo
PDF
Directions
 
 
Sun 8/26
1:30pm-3:30
Empire Kayaks: Private Lessons - inquire
PDF
Directions
 
 
Mon 8/27
4:30pm-6:30
Rdgfld P&R S2: Strokes-Refinement, SUP
PDF
Directions
 
 
Inquire
Inquire
Your Personal Lesson(s)
PDF
Inquire
 
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL US AT 860-799-5459
 
 


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SEPTEMBER CLASSES & ACTIVITIES
 
 
DATE
TIME
CLASS TITLE
DESC.
LOCATION
 
 
Sun 9/9
9:00am-1:00
Empire Kayaks: Strokes & Rescues Combo
PDF
Directions
 
 
Sun 9/9
1:30pm-3:30
Empire Kayaks: Private Lessons - inquire
PDF
Directions
 
 
Inquire
Inquire
Your Personal Lesson(s)
PDF
Inquire
 
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL US AT 860-799-5459
 
 


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OCTOBER CLASSES & ACTIVITIES
 
 
DATE
TIME
CLASS TITLE
DESC.
LOCATION
 
 
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Inquire
Your Personal Lesson(s)
PDF
Inquire
 
 
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NOVEMBER CLASSES & ACTIVITIES
 
 
DATE
TIME
CLASS TITLE
DESC.
LOCATION
 
 
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Inquire
Your Personal Lesson(s)
PDF
Inquire
 
 
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DECEMBER CLASSES & ACTIVITIES
 
 
DATE
TIME
CLASS TITLE
DESC.
LOCATION
 
 
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Inquire
Your Personal Lesson(s)
PDF
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Changing Tides Class Locations

 
 
Waterfront, Mastic beach, Long Island, NY - 2004
 
 

Training Locations: except when we schedule winter pool classes, we generally hold classes in a variety of natural waters at various locations where conditions are appropriate to the skills we are teaching. Locations change depending on class class level the season and the demographic we are serving. Use the links below to navigate to directions for our frequently used locations.

 
 
Empire
Kayaks
Ridgefield
Martin Park
Squantz Pond
State Park
Wintergreen
Lake
Hatch
Pond
 
Saugatuck
River
C.P. Huntington
State Park
Bantam
Lake
Lake
Lillinonah
Pierrepont
Pond
 
 
Lake
Waramaug
Barlow Mtn.
Elem. School
Bantam
River
Great
Swamp
Housatonic
River
 
 


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Changing Tides Fee Schedule

 
 

Our fees can vary depending on the length and size of the class, the degree of travel involved and amount of preparation and clean-up work that is needed. We try to make training as affordable as possible, witness the fact that our rates have stayed fairly constant over time while costs have continued to rise.

The following schedule of standard fees for Changing Tides PaddleCraft are offered for reference only. Prices may vary for individual and custom classes and discounts may be offered for clients taking a series of classes. Clubs and shops should consult with us on organizational rates. Individuals may want to consider our skills circle program for cost effective training.

 
 
Skills
Classes
Rate Schedule
Skills
Assessment
Rate Schedule
Leadership
Training
Rate Schedule
Instructor
Development
Rate Schedule
Custom
Tours
Rate Schedule
Typical
Travel &
Per Diem Rates
 
 


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