Kayak Safety Skills Training - Belle Isle

July 16, 2024

Session 1:
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. ET

Session 2:
1:30 - 4:30 p.m. ET

Belle Isle Woodside Shelter
Woodside Dr, Detroit, MI 48207

Have a safe kayak trip—learn how to avoid potential dangers, practice self-rescue skills and develop the skills you need to manage minor in-water incidents.

Note: please wear quick-dry clothes for water immersion –no cotton. Bring dry clothes to change into after the course is complete (water immersion will be the last course element).

This is a free event. The backup date for this training is July 24, 2024, in the event of inclement weather.

Kayaks will be provided. Please bring a water bottle, sack lunch, sun block, and weather appropriate clothing to the event.


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For information, contact Erica Clites at clitese1@msu.edu.